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TIL in Japan, their phone's camera shutter sound cannot be muted.

TIL in Japan, their phone's camera shutter sound cannot be muted.
TIL in Japan, their phone's camera shutter sound cannot be muted.

I live in Japan and yeah it's true. All phones for the last 10 years can't be muted. I've been in Japan for that whole time TIL that in other countries you can actually mute the camera on your phone.

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TIL that the gas cells of early zeppelins were made from cow intestines. It took two hundred and fifty thousand cows to make one airship. During WW1, Germany and its allies ceased production of sausages so that there would be enough cow guts to make zeppelins.

TIL that the gas cells of early zeppelins were made from cow intestines. It took two hundred and fifty thousand cows to make one airship. During WW1, Germany and its allies ceased production of sausages so that there would be enough cow guts to make zeppelins.
TIL that the gas cells of early zeppelins were made from cow intestines. It took two hundred and ...
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How I TIL'd this thing

GF gets you Battlefield 1 for your birthday. Throw out most of your Saturday plans, play few hours, get disconnected, get frustrated at losing. Think how futuristic Zeppelins look, think they possibly cant be like that in real life. Google Zeppelins Google says did you mean 'Led Zeppelin'? Get sucked into a 2 hr Zeppelin marathon session. Come up with a new appreciation for the 1976 Presence Album. Listening to 'Achilles Last Stand', flashback to the video game and recall Zeppelins the airship and not the band. Correctly google Zeppelins but get distracted by a comment on 'Duraluminum', that sounds familiar? Find myself watching on transparent aluminum somehow and 10 other related Star Trek clips. Get some food, and on the way back, remember about Zeppelins again. Open new browser, google Zeppelins and the click on second page of search results.

TIL People need to read at least 100 books on their e-readers to break even with printed books on environmental impact.

TIL People need to read at least 100 books on their e-readers to break even with printed books on environmental impact.
TIL People need to read at least 100 books on their e-readers to break even with printed books on...

To be perfectly honest, I didn't buy a Kindle to help the environment. I bought one because I was extremely limited on space and it was the only way I could keep more than a few books handy.

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