TIL 'Infinite Monkey Theorem' was tested using real monkeys. Monkeys typed nothing but pages consisting mainly of the letter 'S.' The lead male began typing by bashing the keyboard with a stone while other monkeys urinated and defecated on it. They concluded that monkeys are not "random generators"
Football Leaks: After Real Madrid won the Champions League in 2017, Sergio Ramos was tested for a banned substance and caught the eye of inspectors. But the case never reached the light of day
Researchers tested more than 500,000 chemical compounds for their ability to inhibit the malaria parasite at an earlier lifecycle stage than most current drugs, finding 631 promising ones that could form the basis for new malaria prevention drugs, which they are making open source and not patented.
Johnny Walker on Instagram advertising MK-677 (Ibutamoren) in April. Yoel Romero tested positive for ibutamoren and took a 6 month suspension claiming a supplement was tainted by it. MK-677 IS ibutamoren. Friendly reminder you can do whatever the fuck you want before entering USADA's testing pool.
TIL during WWI all Army recruits underwent intelligence testing, the largest mass testing that had ever been attempted before. By the end of the war, close to 2 million soldiers had been tested. As a result of the tests roughly half of the recruits were classified at or below the level of "moron"
TIL Mark Henry has the world record for combined lifts of snatch, clean&jerk, squat, bench press and deadlift totaling 3324.5 lbs all in drug tested competitions. Making him arguably the strong man to have ever lived.
TIL that of all the humans tested so far, everyone has contained the same DNA from 1 of at least 2 ancestors. Mitochondrial DNA being traced back matrilineally to a specific "mT-Eve," and a Y-chromosome being traced back patrilineally to a specific "Y-chromosomal Adam."
[Odell Beckham Jr.] Walkin in today to my 997,546 “””RANDOM””” PED drug test today. It’s actually funny how I “randomly” get tested every other week. Dear @NFL please stop sending these people, ur takin away from meeting times and film... thanks #ThisAintWhatYaLookinFor #ThisIsBeyondMeeeee
[UK] [US] The Last Kingdom (2015) - 872AD, Wessex is the last kingdom in what is now known as Britain, following the invasion of Vikings. Uhtred, son of a Saxon, is captured and raised by the Danes. Forced to choose between his country and the people of his upbringing, his loyalties are ever tested.
TIL In France, a chemist named Pilatre de Rozier tested the flammability of hydrogen by gulping a mouthful and blowing across an open flame, proving at a stroke that hydrogen is indeed explosively combustible and that "eyebrows are not necessarily a permanent feature of one’s face".
"You know that in Russia, there are no doping controls?" Dacian Varga, retired Romanian international, says his teammates at Kuban Krasnodar were blood doping and he was not tested once during his time there.
TIL a software developer once tested asking for donations vs. limiting trial version features. He randomly gave people either a version that asks for a donation, or one that is feature-limited. The feature-limited version made five times as much money, and the experiment cost him $17,000 in sales.
PhoneBuff tested the XS Max up against the Note 9 and Pixel 3 XL. Even with the 8GB RAM the Note 9 has, the XS Max completed the same tasks 14 seconds faster than the Note 9 and over a minute faster than the Pixel 3 XL.
FDA - Scott Gottlieb's twitter post today "#FDA’s investigation showed that more than 50% of kratom products tested were contaminated with salmonella, a level rarely seen in outbreak investigations of this nature."
Since we measure nuclear warhead yields in terms of tonnes of TNT, would detonating an equivalent amount of TNT actually produce a similar explosion in terms of size, temperature, blast wave etc?
Super Smash Bros Ultimate release day is gonna be lit ! Can’t wait til tomorrow! In Pic: 3 Hits of some Fucking amazing LSD (Lab tested - Actual LSD, not some shitty RC!)/Some Morphine 30mgs/15mgs (meh)/Dilly 8s (yumm!)/some super potent Girl Scout Cookies bud. I have more of everything Pictured :-)
US Government Loses Vaccine Lawsuit: "This means that vaccine makers have been fraudulently exempt from what all other pharmaceutical drug makers have been forced to do, meaning that their vaccines have never been tested for quality and have had no proven safety or effectiveness for over 30 years."
Surprised this hasn’t gotten more attention so I’ll just say it: Health Regen like in Scavenger Cup (50 Health/Shield per kill) is one of the greatest ideas Epic has ever toyed with and should be tested into the real game.