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TIL that the Mythbusters once tested a combination of common materials that made an extremely powerful explosive. They deleted the tapes and swore to never release the information, then contacted DARPA and warned them about the possibility of misuse from the combination.

Author : xoforoct
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 104,059
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 6571

The U.S. Navy has successfully tested the first railgun to fire multiple shots

Author : Lemon_Lyman_
Subreddit : videos
Points : 28,366
Published : 5 months ago
Comments : 5562

TIL horses can communicate with humans by pointing to symbols. Researchers trained the horses to understand 3 symbols which meant “blanket on,” “blanket off,” and “no change.” After training they were tested in different weather conditions and researchers found the choices matched the weather.

Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 32,398
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 722

Game Over For Coal: Scientists Nail Down Pesky Perovksite Solar Cell Problem - “The research team successfully tested a perovskite solar cell in ambient conditions without protection for 1,000 hours, and it retained 94% of its conversion efficiency.”

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 14,668
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 846

Study tested whether video game players could operate UAVs as effectively as pilots. Gamers displayed less overconfidence when deciding to intervene/override the system.

Author : BocceBaller42
Subreddit : science
Points : 37,314
Published : 5 months ago
Comments : 2514

TIL that an 11-year-old boy was suspended for a year for possession of a "marijuana leaf" that tested negative for marijuana three times.

Author : Infinity59426
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 57,314
Published : 9 months ago
Comments : 3763

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Sunspot battles with three Sentinels exhibiting powers of mutants not seen in the film - Rockslide, Emma Frost, and Lady Deathstrike - signifying they were likely tested on and killed prior to the events of the movie

Author : chefr89
Subreddit : MovieDetails
Points : 11,208
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 602

Steam Controller being tested

Author : Cerpin-Taxt
Subreddit : reallifedoodles
Points : 24,820
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 337

TIL owls make almost no noise from flying, even when tested in a room with multiple microphones

Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 34,164
Published : 3 months ago
Comments : 1094

1 in 5 sausages tested across Canada contained different meat than labelled, study finds

Author : Mordoom
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 23,736
Published : 6 months ago
Comments : 1895

Wildlife species are being exposed to high levels of rat poison in northwest California, with illegal marijuana farms the most likely source point. Study found 7 of the 10 northern spotted owls and 40% of the 84 barred owls collected tested positive for rat poison.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 13,203
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 499

Every Single Building Tested After Grenfell Tower - 120 Total - Has Failed Fire Safety Checks

Author : Silvoan
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 36,607
Published : 7 months ago
Comments : 2049

There cannot be two kinds of medicine: EU scientists shred homeopathy, alt med - “There is only medicine that has been adequately tested and medicine that has not...”

Author : mvea
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 10,812
Published : 4 months ago
Comments : 1336

In the face of fire, your fear of heights will be tested

Author : malgoya
Subreddit : evilbuildings
Points : 25,557
Published : 4 months ago
Comments : 707

TIL a nurse wanted to know if her farts were contaminating equipment in the lab. The doctor and a microbiologist tested the hypothesis by having a colleague fart clothed then naked onto two Petri dishes. The conclusion was that clothing acts as a filter, but naked farts can cause contamination.

Author : ThePharros
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 55,456
Published : 11 months ago
Comments : 1620

Tested and Approved

Subreddit : BlackPeopleTwitter
Points : 5,413
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 382

The 'impossible' EM Drive is about to be tested in space - It uses electromagnetic waves as 'fuel', creating thrust by bouncing microwave photons back and forth inside a cone-shaped closed metal cavity.

Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 25,867
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 3848

TIL that Finnish police found a dead mosquito while searching a stolen car. They tested the blood from the mosquito's last meal and used it to identify the thief.

Author : 7UPvote
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 50,182
Published : 10 months ago
Comments : 1480

I tested the 'facebook uses your mic to direct ads at you' experiment and it had beyond creepy results.. ads with the specific make and model of things I was talking about... is there anyway to disable apps/websites from using my mic?

Subreddit : NoStupidQuestions
Points : 2,922
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 488

TIL A 9,000 Year Old Skeleton Was Found in a Cave in Cheddar, England Known As Cheddar Man. When CM's DNA was tested a Living Relative Was Found Teaching School Half a Mile Away, Linking Back 300 Generations

Author : Mattandsuch
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 44,367
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 2053

TIL the company that makes Listerine marketed it as a cure for gonorrhea in the late 1800s; however, no one scientifically tested this claim until now. Lab studies show Listerine inhibits bacterial growth and that infected men are less likely to test positive for gonorrhea after gargling with it.

Author : bjc716
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 15,450
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 314

you have tested the site in IE?

Subreddit : ProgrammerHumor
Points : 20,084
Published : 4 months ago
Comments : 458

ULPT: If you are being arrested for drunk driving, go limp and lightly hit your head on the floor, any head injury that happens in the field must be taken to hospital before a station, giving you time to sober up [Tried and tested UK]

Author : Thin_Foil_Hat
Points : 7,837
Published : 3 months ago
Comments : 715

[NC] Employer drug tested me, and also gave me a pregnancy test...?

Author : davi-dayanna
Subreddit : legaladvice
Points : 5,972
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 175

The Tsar Bomba was the biggest nuclear weapon ever tested - the equivalent of 10 times all the munitions expended in World War II. But it's detonation may have been more political than anything - it was a bomb too big to use in anger.

Author : ClockworkEyes
Subreddit : history
Points : 8,280
Published : 6 months ago
Comments : 821

South Korea and the United States have launched their largest-ever joint aerial drills a week after North Korea said it had tested its most advanced missile.

Author : jhutto2
Subreddit : news
Points : 4,054
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 416

"Tested the wrong person" (xpost r/gifs)

Subreddit : WhyWereTheyFilming
Points : 7,060
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 181

TIL when scientists first realized that American gay men and Africans in France were both suffering from the same disease (AIDS), French researchers sent over a sample to be tested. But a scientist with a grudge against the French institute switched out the sample, setting research back years.

Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 32,933
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 1303

Dana White confirms Jon Jones tested positive

Author : Shokzyyy
Subreddit : MMA
Points : 3,903
Published : 5 months ago
Comments : 1123

PUBG netcode tested by Battle(non)sense

Author : _megazz
Subreddit : PUBATTLEGROUNDS
Points : 1,758
Published : 3 months ago
Comments : 823

Like the horse of Troy, scientists have developed a way to sneak synthetic cells right into tumor tissue, where they then begin producing cancer-fighting proteins from the inside. The technique was tested in both cell cultures and in mice, and found to be an effective treatment in both cases.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 8,511
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 107

Tested: OnePlus 5T Is the Fastest-Charging Smartphone

Author : iIBuono
Subreddit : Android
Points : 2,573
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 400

Harvard Forum: Should Older Politicians And Judges Be Tested For Mental Decline?

Subreddit : politics
Points : 6,603
Published : 3 months ago
Comments : 344

"First picture of SpaceX spacesuit. More in days to follow. Worth noting that this actually works (not a mockup). Already tested to double vacuum pressure. Was incredibly hard to balance esthetics and function. Easy to do either separately."

Author : jclishman
Subreddit : spacex
Points : 4,558
Published : 5 months ago
Comments : 841

IBM's Watson was tested on 1,000 cancer diagnoses made by human experts. In 30 percent of the cases, Watson found a treatment option the human doctors missed. Some treatments were based on research papers that the doctors had not read. More than 160,000 cancer research papers are published a year.

Author : speckz
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 33,648
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 1346

Mcgregor is the most drug tested fighter in the UFC since USADA began testing.

Subreddit : MMA
Points : 2,348
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 505

TIL skateboard legend, Tony Hawk was tested to have an IQ of 144.

Author : TheYOLOing
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 1,795
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 212

TIL: To become an astronaut in Japan you are tested in your ability to fold a thousand paper cranes.

Author : Annoyingbrah
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 1,665
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 163

TIL Stockholm, Sweden tested a "Speed Camera Lottery" where speed limit-abiding drivers were automatically entered into a drawing to win a prize pool funded out of fines paid by speeders.

Author : quockerwodger
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 36,919
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 1575

Grumman X-29, an experimental aircraft that tested concepts such as the forward-swept wing, canard control surfaces, and other novel aircraft technologies [447x600]

Subreddit : MilitaryPorn
Points : 4,053
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 179

Matt Ryan after the Falcons 26-13 win over the Rams: "We're a battle tested group, we're a tough group of guys. We've been through some ups, downs, and we're better for it. It's gonna serve us well moving forward."

Subreddit : nfl
Points : 1,658
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 315

TIL in 1996 and 1997, Emily Rosa, 9, tested 21 therapeutic touch practitioners whether their claims to detect "human energy fields" were true. After finding they were right only 44% of the time, she published the results on 1998, becoming the youngest person to have a research paper published.

Author : Johannes_P
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 7,344
Published : 3 months ago
Comments : 293

The 'impossible' EM Drive is about to be tested in space

Author : noeatnosleep
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 9,586
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 1793

TIL of the cesium test. To test if an old bottle of wine is genuine it is tested for cesium 137. If there is none present, the bottle predates 1945 and the nuclear age.

Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 10,951
Published : 6 months ago
Comments : 423

"Uh oh. Sam Bradford walking off the field already. He barely tested knee, didn't drop back at all."

Author : cuadz
Subreddit : fantasyfootball
Points : 2,002
Published : 5 months ago
Comments : 766

So my sister got her allergy test done and she was allergic to everything they tested for. Her worst reaction was to horses.

Author : lofty_ginger
Subreddit : pics
Points : 20,216
Published : 3 years ago
Comments : 3057

Disney hate on the rise. Slap Mickey Mouse logos on old memes for maximum profits. (EA Tested Strategy)

Author : Viicter
Subreddit : MemeEconomy
Points : 11,520
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 118

USADA confirms Jones tested positive for turibanol

Author : Shokzyyy
Subreddit : MMA
Points : 2,228
Published : 5 months ago
Comments : 808

Tested Model S camper mode, girlfriend approved. Success.

Author : zodiacvalley
Subreddit : teslamotors
Points : 5,758
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 240

Carson Wentz’s ACL was loose when it was tested manually today, which is why team fears it’s torn; Wentz is scheduled to undergo an MRI in Philadelphia on Monday, per source.

Author : _bonzibuddy
Subreddit : nfl
Points : 1,321
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 377

TIL on a mission to the International Space Station in January 2015, scientists tested the regenerative properties of planarian worms in zero gravity. One specimen actually grew a second head through spontaneous regeneration and when researchers tried amputating it, both heads grew back.

Author : Hdalby33
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 4,412
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 132

Brain specialist: Trump should be tested for a degenerative brain disease

Author : Chillyhead
Subreddit : politics
Points : 3,237
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 263

German hate speech law tested as Twitter blocks satire account

Author : Yuyumon
Subreddit : news
Points : 438
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 486

TIL: Moon Rock Given to Holland by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin tested to be Petrified Wood

Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 1,177
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 230

So the new Ford GT is the fastest car C&D has tested at VIR (yep, quicker than the 918).

Subreddit : cars
Points : 894
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 267

Friend (25M) of ours got diagnosed with HIV. I (23F) know that my other friend (24F) cheated on her boyfriend with him. She doesn't know that I know. Both parties refuse to admit that they had sex, and my friend refuses to get tested and is in complete denial.

Author : brotherdisses
Subreddit : relationships
Points : 1,198
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 208

Physicists have tested a gauntlet from a 16th-century suit of armour with a method usually used to study solar panels.

Subreddit : history
Points : 8,799
Published : 6 months ago
Comments : 435

Gegard Mousasi: I have a say in Bellator. I can say Reebok sucks or I want this sponsorship or I want this guy to be drug tested or I want to fight at light heavyweight... the opportunity to go do some boxing... In the UFC, it’s no, you do what we tell you to do.

Subreddit : MMA
Points : 5,026
Published : 7 months ago
Comments : 507

I tested 25 games against the Windows Compact function: 51GB more free space, and all the games run with no performance issues.

Subreddit : Windows10
Points : 1,068
Published : 4 months ago
Comments : 677

TIL due to a miscalculation, the largest nuclear bomb ever tested by the United States was accidentally three times stronger than expected. This resulted in most of the test equipment being destroyed or vaporized rendering the experiment a failure.

Author : Palana
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 2,708
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 139

If Mythbusters didn't have to worry about ethics or laws, what myth would you like to see tested out?

Author : Couch_Licker
Subreddit : AskReddit
Points : 3,016
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 1782

LPT: If you think you have a sexually transmitted disease but can't afford/don't want to get tested. Have sex with someone and tell them they should get tested afterwards. If they are clean then you're good to go!

Author : greg399ip
Subreddit : ShittyLifeProTips
Points : 12,348
Published : 5 months ago
Comments : 200

TIL Aspartame -- a common artificial sweeter in soft drinks -- is one of the most rigorously tested food ingredients to date. Scientists have found no link between regular Aspartame consumption and cancer.

Author : rhiever
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 11,804
Published : 3 years ago
Comments : 2274

11 Year Old Student Suspended for a Year, Charged with Possession for Substance That Tested Negative for Marijuana

Author : thejshep
Subreddit : news
Points : 15,067
Published : 2 years ago
Comments : 2369

Tested this: works well

Author : Boobooloo
Subreddit : funny
Points : 12,945
Published : 7 months ago
Comments : 339

I just read that, when they tested the atomic bomb, there was a belief it might light the atmosphere on fire. If they believed this, why did they still test it?

Subreddit : AskHistorians
Points : 3,705
Published : 4 weeks ago
Comments : 95

Humans are being tested against the new AI program

Author : superlicorice
Subreddit : Jokes
Points : 14,890
Published : 9 months ago
Comments : 450

TESTED: HTC Vive Pro Hands-On Demo and Impressions!

Author : Peteostro
Subreddit : Vive
Points : 477
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 265

PS4 Pro's new super-sampling tested: shows a big boosts for 1080p users.

Author : GamingSince95
Subreddit : PS4
Points : 438
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 196

So, today I tested the new 'female' pedestrian lights at Flinders St Station. AMA!

Author : Chug-com-au
Subreddit : melbourne
Points : 7,474
Published : 11 months ago
Comments : 760

U.S. secretly tested carcinogen in Western Canada during the Cold War, researcher finds

Author : supermarko8
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 2,625
Published : 4 months ago
Comments : 348

TOP tested positive to THC/Marijuana. Investigated by Police.

Author : ArysOakheart
Subreddit : kpop
Points : 1,735
Published : 8 months ago
Comments : 809

Some tested the "roll" vs the lightsaber. Honestly this is ridiculous.

Points : 1,324
Published : 2 months ago
Comments : 234

PCGamer: GTX 1070 beats the 980ti and Titanx in every game we tested.

Subreddit : Games
Points : 5,915
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 1722

Redditors who were diagnosed on the Autism spectrum as adults, what made you get tested in the first place?

Author : Loverfli
Subreddit : AskReddit
Points : 890
Published : 4 months ago
Comments : 528

Jenelle confirms she tested positive for THC when Ensley was born

Author : ma_456
Points : 110
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 328

My 6 yr old was tested at school to see if she could be placed into the advanced program.

Author : I_Say_I_Say
Subreddit : AdviceAnimals
Points : 24,992
Published : 3 years ago
Comments : 1691

TIL a dog named Chaser has the largest tested memory of any non-human animal. She can identify 1,022 toys by their name and retrieve them by name and by category.

Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 13,999
Published : 7 months ago
Comments : 266

Fresh air: 49 processor coolers tested

Author : Balance-
Subreddit : hardware
Points : 276
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 195

An untreatable STD is rapidly spreading: What you need to know | drug-resistant gonorrhea is responding less to antibiotics, get tested

Author : rejeremiad
Subreddit : savedyouaclick
Points : 5,034
Published : 3 months ago
Comments : 144

TIL a guy once tested Major League Baseball's copyright disclaimer by asking for "expressed written consent" to show an old playoff game at a party. MLB Headquarters responded with a letter granting him permission.

Author : doctor-rumack
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 3,157
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 64

When my mom had me tested at age 5 I scored a 150+ on the iq test, so I see nothing of interest in this post.

Subreddit : iamverysmart
Points : 6,910
Published : 8 months ago
Comments : 351

Study participants subjected to Taser shocks and then tested for cognitive impairment showed short-term declines in brain functioning -- dysfunction on par with dementia. It calls into question the legitimacy of police questioning in the immediate aftermath of an arrest involving the use of a Taser.

Author : drewiepoodle
Subreddit : science
Points : 23,393
Published : 2 years ago
Comments : 729

I'm a new player, I tested and bought WoW this Jannuary and was enjoying it a lot, since the new update I'm strugling a lot with the new changes.

Author : Keygamer59
Subreddit : wow
Points : 188
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 275

Alzheimer’s breakthrough: Vaccine developed by Australian and US researchers may reverse dementia and may be tested on humans in the next 2-3 years

Author : TheiMas
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 16,673
Published : 1 year ago
Comments : 725

Russian Curler Krushelnitsky (Bronze medal) tested positive for meldonium.

Author : Thoarxius
Subreddit : olympics
Points : 243
Published : 17 hours ago
Comments : 165

Li-Fi has just been tested in the real world, and it's 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

Author : skoalbrother
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 9,938
Published : 2 years ago
Comments : 1286

MRW my new gf asks me when I'd like us to go get tested so we can do oral

Subreddit : TrollYChromosome
Points : 2,165
Published : 1 month ago
Comments : 102

AMD Ryzen 7 1700X Beats Intel Core i7 6800K in 9 out of 13 Games Tested

Author : 13378
Subreddit : pcgaming
Points : 2,562
Published : 11 months ago
Comments : 779

Reddit. I'm LIVID. Just got engaged with the GF and consequently was "tested." Family involved, details inside.

Subreddit : AskReddit
Points : 2,186
Published : 7 years ago
Comments : 6487

Tesla Model S Achieves Best Safety Rating of Any Car Ever Tested

Subreddit : technology
Points : 4,407
Published : 4 years ago
Comments : 3956

PS4 Pro's new super-sampling tested: big boosts for 1080p users.

Author : GamingSince95
Subreddit : Games
Points : 345
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 149