PROTIP of the Day

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PROTIP of the Day: Rolling down a window on one side of your car and "fanning" it with the other side is a far more efficient way of cooling down the interior than waiting for the A/C to do its thing.

Then again, who wants to cool down their car when COOKIES. (On second thought, babies.)

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Follow Up of the Day: Fake MLK Quote Origin Found On Facebook

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Follow Up of the Day: Fake MLK Quote Origin Found On Facebook
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Follow Up of the Day: Tipster Megan writes in to inform me that "Patient Zero" of the now-infamous misattributed MLK quote has been traced back to Facebook.

It seems the whole thing started innocent

Fun Fact of the Day

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Fun Fact of the Day: Apparently, this is because the nursery rhyme was originally a riddle. It's no longer posed as a riddle since the answer is so well known.

And that's your one new thing learned today. Feel free to shut everything off and go to bed.

[urlesque.]

Infographic of the Day

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Infographic of the Day: TIL the plastic tags attached to loaves of store-bought bread aren't just for show, but are actually part of a color-coded system indicating the day the bread was baked.

The more you know.

[consumerist.]

The More You Know of the Day

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The More You Know of the Day: The mystery of how fleas jump has been solved, ending a 44-year debate.

In related news, people have been debating how fleas jump for 44 years.

[b&p.]

Follow Up of the Day

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Follow Up of the Day: So it turns out the beautiful mind behind the World Wonder that is the Harry Potter Bathroom Stall belongs to 17-year-old Caitlyn Gallagher, who says it took her 4 hours and 3 sharpies to write the entire first chapter of Harry Pott