Top 20 afeeney Highest Rated Reddit Posts of All Time

TIL: Members of the public can play the bells in St. Ann's Cathedral in Cork, Ireland. Joe O'Neal, owner of the Kerrytown Shops complex in Ann Arbor, Michigan, visited the Cathedral and added a small set of bells to a tower in the shopping center, also for members of the public to play.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 13
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 1

Sand cat and kittens. Mama looks like she regrets some of her life choices.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : TheCuddlePuddle
Points : 535
Published : 20 hours ago
Comments : 5

Sand cat and kittens. Mama looks like she regrets some of her life choices.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : aww
Points : 64
Published : 20 hours ago
Comments : 0

TIL When ducks sleep in a row, the ones on the outside sleep with one eye open and only half their brain asleep. This way, even the ducks on lookout duty can get some rest.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 148
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 4

Kitten doing its best shrimp imitation

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : aww
Points : 88
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 4

And the award for patience with kittens goes to...

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : aww
Points : 122
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 2

Ingvar Wixell - O Holy Night - Sung in Swedish

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : opera
Points : 8
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

TIL: The German newspaper Die Tageszeitung covered its office building with an obscene mural to taunt the editor of a rival newspaper. The mural includes a body part that extends for several floors.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 16
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 6

TIL: The worst sports disaster took place in 29 CE in a cheap wooden stadium in Fidenae, 8 miles north of Rome. It collapsed during a crowded gladiator game and killed at least 20,000 people. The Roman Senate responded by requiring that future stadiums be inspected and certified.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 22,647
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 705

Karen insisted on having their fights in public, embarrassing them and upsetting all their friends. Brent was ready this time and had the divorce papers ready to give her. In public.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : DivorcedBirds
Points : 40
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 1

TIL: While excavating for the London underground Crossrail project, excavators found artifacts from more than 8,000 years of London history, including flakes from early flint tools and a raunchy Victorian-era chamber pot.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 51
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 0

Kitten has jazz paws

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : aww
Points : 403
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 4

TIL: In Victorian times, the dead birds (or parts of birds) on women's hats were treated with arsenic to preserve them. These items still test positive for arsenic today and museum conservators need to be careful handling them.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 64
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 8

🔥 In case you thought that moths are boring, Idalus Herois

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : NatureIsFuckingLit
Points : 492
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 9

TIL: A Siamese cat's coloration is dictated by genes that are sensitive to temperature, which is why the cooler parts of their bodies (ears, paws, tail) are colored dark, while the rest of them is light-colored.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 288
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 10

🔥 Rainbow grasshopper, native to North America

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : NatureIsFuckingLit
Points : 116
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 0

Melanie always sneered at anybody who wasn't in a tailored suit, but now that it was over, Dan finally felt free to explore his goth inclinations. He not only felt liberated, he felt like he looked good.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : DivorcedBirds
Points : 39
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 0

TIL: Laija is an archaeological site in China that flooded approximately 4,000 years ago. There, excavators found what they believe to be the world's oldest noodles.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 69
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 4

TIL: In Tokyo, there are two Buddhist bars (Vow'z and Vow's) run by Buddhist priests as a form of outreach. The bars provide a comfortable spot to talk about spirituality and personal issues as well as to have a drink.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 612
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 13

A Kiev archivist discovered "bread" samples from Ukraine's 1932-33 Holodomor in historic criminal records. The church choir conductor who documented them was sent to the gulag for saving the scraps as evidence of the famine.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 192
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 32

TIL: There is a US law case named Batman vs. Commissioner. Disappointingly, it's about whether a farmer created a partnership as a means to reduce tax liability and took place in Texas.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 43
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 3

Verdi Requiem Lacrimosa arranged for piano, but with a ragtime ending. It actually works!

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : opera
Points : 15
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 2

TIL: The book Goodnight Moon was revolutionary for its time, based on the theory that young children wanted to see their "here and now" reflected in books, rather than the escapism represented by "once upon a time" stories.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 9
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 0

Che gelida manina (La Boheme) Tenor Konstantin Lee

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : opera
Points : 9
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 0

TIL: In the Viking period, Ulfberht swords were made of crucible (very pure) steel all the way from India. The exceptional quality of this steel made them so valuable that forgers faked the name Ulfberht on lower-quality swords, the equivalent of a fake designer logo.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 10,522
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 422

Smol hand kitten

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : aww
Points : 18
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 0

Marmie kitten planning a move

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : aww
Points : 19
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 0

🔥 The Bobbitworm looks like it's part opal.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : NatureIsFuckingLit
Points : 29
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 7

TIL: The first suction-powered vacuum was invented in 1901, two years after the inventor of the first automated carpet cleaner told the inventor that suction would never remove dust. "Puffing Billy," the first version, was so big it had to be transported by horse-drawn cart.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 37
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 0

🔥 Christmas Tree Worms

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : NatureIsFuckingLit
Points : 50
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 2

I due Foscari - Non maledirmi o prode - Giuseppe Filianoti

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : opera
Points : 3
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 0

TIL: One of the most famous "snake salvation" pastors died in Kentucky in 2014 from a snakebite after refusing medical treatment. He had been bitten at least nine times before and even lost a finger to a snake bite. In 1995, one of his parishioners also died of snakebite.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 54
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 9

TIL: A viewer of "America's Most Wanted" called to report that he'd seen the kidnapped girl who was featured. The authorities investigated and found that while she wasn't the girl featured, she had been kidnapped years ago, and reunited her with her mother.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 1,919
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 17

TIL: Dutch cyclist Maarten de Jonge was scheduled to fly on Malaysia Air flights MH17 (which was shot down over Ukraine) and MH370 (which disappeared) . Both times, he changed his plans and booked a different flight.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 775
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 35