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money history president Harriet Tubman Will Replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 Bill
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Originally, the plan was to replace Alexander Hamilton on the ten dollar bill but fans of Hamilton (presumably the man and the musical) protested due to his influence on creating the modern American economy. 

Instead, she will replace Andrew Jackson on the 20 dollar bill although he will probably still be featured on the back. 

History can be a tough subject but don't worry, Twitter's got you covered. You'll never forget these important moments in history now that they've been told in memes.

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hitler history Historic Medical Records Suggest That Hitler Had a Micro-Penis
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It turns out that Hitler's medical records show that he had some serious issues with his manhood. New documents have been discovered that go into more detail. Historians Jonathan Mayo and Emma Craigie wrote about it in their new book Hitler's Last Day: Minute by Minute which was quoted by the Telegraph

Hitler himself is believed to have had two forms of genital abnormality: an undescended testicle and a rare condition called penile hypospadias in which the urethra opens on the under side of the penis.
 

According to The Telegraph, hypospadias often leaves the sufferer with a micro-penis. So, there you have it. 

They say size doesn't matter but that hasn't stopped the internet from speculating. 


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History Lesson of The Day: Academic Claims Australians Have Accent Because Settlers Were Always Drunk
Via: The Age
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Have you ever wondered why Australians don't finish the ends of their words and generally sound like they're super chill?

It's because their ancestors were super chill. And super drunk.

Dean Frenkel, a communications expert at Victoria University in Melbourne, claims that early Australian settlers from Britain were big fans of alcohol. So much so, that they developed a slurred accent that lives on today.

"Our forefathers regularly got drunk together and through their frequent interactions unknowingly added an alcoholic slur to our national speech patterns," he wrote in The Age.

"For the past two centuries, from generation to generation, drunken Aussie-speak continues to be taught by sober parents to their children."

He says the average Australian only speaks at two-thirds capacity and with improper articulation.

What does the queen have to say about this lazy approach to language?

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StoryCorp has been conducting interviews with thousands of people since 2003, collecting oral histories that they later animate. Today, they bring us three stories from veterans in honor of Veteran's Day. See them here, but be sure to pack some tissues. And a warning for language and adult content in some of these.



And one more:

Via: Vsauce
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Finally there's someone within the scientific community (well...sort of) who claims that there's a possibility that eating your boogers is a healthy habit. Michael of VSauce discusses the correlation between this nasty behavior and the act of cannibalism.

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