Top 20 afeeney Highest Rated Reddit Posts of All Time

Designer prototypes of objects made with bioplastics, everything from furniture to casings for electronics. Many of the bioplastics are from waste or invasive species.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 12
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 0

Si puo? (Pagliacci) Sherrill Milnes, since we were talking about him in another thread.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : opera
Points : 5
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 4

TIL: When King Louis XIV of France (The Sun King) developed an anal fistula, a surgeon practiced on 75 other people first. Many of them died. After the successful operation, several courtiers faked having fistulas and wrapped bandages around their butts, in order to flatter the king.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 76
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 10

Lemurs bringing their A+ cuddle game

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : aww
Points : 21
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 0

Lemurs bringing their A+ cuddle pile game

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : TheCuddlePuddle
Points : 405
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 4

Prehistoric art hints at lost Indian civilisation

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 39
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 2

Spyware hijacks smartphones, threatens journalists around the world. Mexican journalist describes how the government infected his phone to monitor him. The software transforms a cellphone into a surveillance hub, tracking the reporters movements and identifying sources.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : news
Points : 12
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 3

🔥 Green aracari. Check out that serrated beak!

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : NatureIsFuckingLit
Points : 57
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 4

Dangerous levels of cuteness in this kitten pile

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : aww
Points : 31
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 0

Dangerous levels of cuteness in this kitten pile

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : TheCuddlePuddle
Points : 90
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 1

TIL: Nell Gwynn, one of Charles II of England's many, many mistresses, was said to have ousted Moll Davis, her widely-disliked predecessor, by slipping her a laxative just before she was due to go meet the king. Charles pensioned Davis off after that night.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 110
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 5

Very damning, if true, analysis of how cluelessness and arrogance took down the NYCO

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : opera
Points : 9
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 8

TIL: Winston Churchill believed that he was leading England through World War III. He and some other scholars describe The Seven Years War as the first global war, as there were battlefronts in Asia and Africa, even though the main combatants were all European nations.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 31
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 8

Impossible to resist those eyes

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : Eyebleach
Points : 50
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 1

Impossible to resist those eyes

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : aww
Points : 27
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 1

TIL: John James Audubon, the naturalist and bird painter, might have thought he was the Lost Dauphin of France. In a letter to his wife from France, he complained that "dressed as a common man, I walk the streets...I, who should command all!"

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 47
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 1

TIL: John Francis, an American environmentalist, decided to stop speaking for a day to learn to listen better to his opponents. He turned it into a 17-year vow of silence. During those 17 years, he went to school and even earned a PhD.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 74,866
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 1755

Ancient Roman tomb in Jordan featured an early prototype of a comic strip, sequential panels with speech bubbles

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : worldnews
Points : 116
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 16

TIL: In the 1930s, the German-American Bund built a planned community in Long Island with a training camp named Camp Siegfried, affiliated with the NRA, and streets named for Hitler , Goering, and Goebbels. The camp brochures said, “You will meet people who think like you.”

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 61
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 19

TIL: The year 46 BCE was known as the "annus confusionis" (year of confusion) because, in order to make his new calendar start right the next year, Julius Caesar added two leap months, giving the year 445 days.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 98
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 8

TIL: In WWI, Capt Robert Campbell, a British POW asked the Kaiser for leave to visit his dying mother. The Kaiser agreed, if he promised to return. Campbell returned. He and other prisoners then spent nine months tunneling out of the camp, although they were later captured and sent back.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 4,879
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 225

TIL: In Norwegian slang, "texas" means "wild" or "crazy." It started when Westerns (films and books) became popular in Norway.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 474
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 44

TIL: Okay, OK is a real place. It's a small town in Oklahoma, first known as Coretta, then Rex, then North Muskogee, and finally Okay.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : todayilearned
Points : 60
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 12

🔥 Gecko feet are amazing

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : NatureIsFuckingLit
Points : 134
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 2

Hedgehog feeding frenzy is still awwwww

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : aww
Points : 110
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 5

🔥 Pure muscled grace

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : NatureIsFuckingLit
Points : 32
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 0

Mike realized that if he didn't leave now, while he was still good and angry, inertia would keep him with that cheating Lynne.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : DivorcedBirds
Points : 300
Published : 2 weeks ago
Comments : 2

🔥 Peacock even more stunning with the tail unfurled

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : NatureIsFuckingLit
Points : 32
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 2

🔥 Long-exposure photo of lightning storm (by Jeremy Thomas on Unsplash)

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : NatureIsFuckingLit
Points : 202
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 1

Tenor. Konstantin Lee, Ah mes amis,,, Pour mon ame - La fille du regiment

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : opera
Points : 6
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 1

🔥 Unbelievable colors reflected in clouds

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : NatureIsFuckingLit
Points : 63
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 1

Does this pup know how to use The Eyes or what? (Photo by NIDHIN MUNDACKAL on Unsplash)

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : aww
Points : 9
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 0

🔥 Hummingbird looking very casual about just how lit it is.

Author : afeeney
Subreddit : NatureIsFuckingLit
Points : 272
Published : 3 weeks ago
Comments : 7