Twitter Web App : This is how Jupiter has protected earth for billions of years. The gravity of Jupiter keeps most asteroids and space rocks away from Earth. Without it earth would most likely be uninhabitable for humans. Mad respect for Jupiter.
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IFTTT : TIL the longest held copyright in the US is a diary written by John Adam in 1753 that remains protected until 2053. via /r/todayilearned

IFTTT : 'r/todayilearned - TIL that there is incredibly strong evolutionary evidence that the Appendix is a useful organ. It has convergently evolved in 30 separate animal lineages. There are no known cases of an appendix evolving and then being taken away by evolution.' …

IFTTT : 'r/todayilearned - TIL that witches are traditionally depicted as green because of The Wizard of Oz film. While the Witch is not described as green in the novel, green was viewed as an appropriate color for the film as it was the color of a poisoned apple. Prior to this, wit…

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IFTTT : TIL The world famous Neuschwanstein Castle was used as a depot for the Nazi's stolen art in WWII. They had orders to blow it up, but the SS officer never carried out the orders. via /r/todayilearned

IFTTT : TIL Nicole Scherzinger, the former Iead of the Pussycat Dolls, was offered to record “We Found Love” and “Just Dance” but rejected them. Both songs ended up becoming 9x platinum hits for Rihanna and Lady Gaga respectively. via /r/todayilearned

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IFTTT : 'r/todayilearned - TIL Female cats can breed three times a year and have an average of 4 kittens per litter. In seven years, one unspayed female cat and her offspring can produce 420,000 cats.'

IFTTT : TIL Breastmilk has immune-boosting components that are dynamic in responding to your baby’s needs—from age to time of day and even illness. via /r/todayilearned

IFTTT : TIL there is no medical basis for preventing someone with a concussion from falling asleep. In fact, rest is beneficial to the healing process via /r/todayilearned

IFTTT : TIL that the cast of Starship Troopers agreed to do the nude shower scene only if the director Paul Verhoeven agreed to direct the scene naked, which he did via /r/todayilearned

IFTTT : TIL about the Byford Dolphin, an oil rig where in 1983 a diving bell carrying four men accidentally depressurized. It remains the only time in history where a human being was torn apart from rapid decompression. via /r/todayilearned