I learned panthers are not a one type of animal but a dark coloring of multiple types of larger cats
I learned that a 3D Porn beat Avatar to record earnings on the Hong Kong Box Office
I learned that Osama bin Laden was treated in an American hospital in Dubai and met with the CIA and Saudis - two months prior to 9/11
TIL there is a spider whose bite causes an erection that lasts for hours. Its venom may be used to treat erectile dysfunction
TIL that when you type Zerg Rush on Google, it actually lets you play a game.
TIL NASA shows Armageddon in its management training course and they ask trainees to find as many scientific inaccuracies as they can
TIL that the Alliance uniforms in Firefly are leftover uniforms from Starship Troopers!
TIL Darth Maul survives. When he was cut in half by Kenobi and fell in the shaft, he managed to gain enough force to grab onto an air vent. He escaped Lotho Minor and stay in a cave for 10 years.
TIL that we received a radio signal from space that lasted 72 seconds. To this day, we still dont know where it came from.
TIL there are 7 math problems whose solutions are worth 1 million dollars. Only one has been solved.
TIL that Cheetahs can run for only about 30 seconds before their brain overheats and shuts down.
TIL that not only is Hulk more powerful than all the Avengers combined, he once almost single-handedly destroyed Thor and Loki's entire civilization.
TIL that the dress that Marilyn Monroe wore on the night she sang Happy Birthday, Mr. President, was so tight she had to be sewn into it.
TIL that J.K Rowling makes 5 pounds every second
TIL that the Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin told produces David Benioff and Dan Weiss the major plot lines (including the main ending) of the story in case he dies before completing the remaining novels.
TIL that Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
TIL that "O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?" means "why did you have to be Romeo? Why couldn't you have been anyone else?"
It doesn't mean "Where are you?"'Wherefore' means 'For what reason?' , NOT 'Where?'
TIL that "Luke" from Modern Family is actually a genius!
TIL that light can be ''frozen''
TIL that Martin Scorsese has featured the song 'Gimme Shelter' as a signature theme in his crime films Goodfellas, Casino and The Departed.
TIL that the Great Wall of China cannot actually be seen from the Moon. That is actually a myth.
TIL that there is actually a website that can find you that song you just can't remember the name of.
TIL that in Guantanamo Bay, inmates are tortured by listening to Barney and AC/DC
TIL that the shortest English Word containing all 5 vowels occurring in alphabetical order is "aerious". If you include ''y'', its is "facetiously". (great for spelling bees)
TIL that Lego are the largest tire manufacturers.
TIL that Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage was given top billing in Season 2, after winning an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his acting.
TIL that there is a website where you can send emails anonymously.
TIL that the character of Gregory House was based on Sherlock Holmes, who was in turn based on real life medical diagnostician Dr. Joseph Bell.
TIL that today is Towel Day!
TIL that Russia and Japan are officially at war... and have been since WWII
TIL that astronauts from Apollo 11 had to declare Moon rocks through customs upon returning to Earth.
TIL that to get an original surprised reaction, the small kissing scene between Captain Jack Sparrow and Elizabeth Swann was cut from Orlando Bloom's script in the Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest.
TIL that there are a pair of twins conjoined at the brain level, who experiences each other's sensory impulses (a mind link!)
TIL that Twin Stars could be seen from the Earth by 2012. Tatooine anyone?
TIL that Wikipedia has a page on Missing Treasures.
TIL that Jerry Seinfeld turned down a $100 million to film one more season of "Seinfeld"
TIL that George Costanza had 43 girlfriends over all the seasons on "Seinfeld"
TIL that if you slowly raise your legs up while lying on your back you won't sink in quicksand.
TIL that Jim Morrison of The Doors is part of the 27 Club!
TIL that Microsoft saved Apple from going under in 1997 by buying 150 million in non-vote shares so they wouldn't become a monopoly
TIL that scientists can now slow down light to the speed of a bicycle at temperatures near absolute zero.
TIL that a flock of ravens is called an unkindness.
TIL that Sibel Kekilli (aka Shae in Game of Thrones) was a pornstar in Germany.
TIL that there is actually a rhyming word for orange. It's 'Sporange'.
TIL that a team from National Geographic actually recreated the phenomenon of the Carl Fredrickson's house floating in the air aided by more than a 100 Helium balloons in Up! the animated movie.
TIL that it actually rains diamonds on Uranus and Neptune.
TIL that doctor's sloppy handwriting kills over 7000 people each year!
TIL that it is actually illegal to have sex with lights on in the state of Virginia.
TIL of an awesome sport called Sepak Takraw that mixes soccer, volleyball and martial arts.
TIL Oreo was created as a knockoff of Hydrox, not the other way around.
TIL that the numbers on a Roulette Wheel add up to 666. Take about Gambling being the choice of the devil!
TIL 1/3 of divorce papers contain the word 'facebook' in them.
TIL a man was dismissed from the US Air Force for asking "How can I know that an order I receive to launch my missiles came from a sane president?"
TIL that the 1806 version of "Jack and Jill" hass fifteen verses and that falling down the hill isn't their only misfortune.
TIL in 2009 the Pyrenean Ibex was cloned back in existence but died 7 minutes later due to defects in the lungs, making it extinct once again.
TIL that the national animal of Scotland is a Unicorn
TIL Idiot, Imbecile, and Moron each have their own IQ range.
TIL that two stars of Whose Line is it Anyway (Wayne and Colin) are making a new show.
TIL that this weekend will be 1 second longer than normal, thanks to the slowing of the Earth's rotation.
There is a type of competitive swimming in which swimmers have their hands and legs tied and have to swim like dolphins.
TIL that the highest scoring soccer game was 149-0 in which, in protest, Stade Olympique de L'Emyre started to score on themselves in protest of a few bad calls the referee made.