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25 Instagrams That Will Teach You Something New Every Day


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1. There’s an ancient art called long tea pot pouring that originated in China.

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The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

2. Trypophobia is the fear of clustered holes (like in this lotus seed pod).

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New York Botanical Garden

3. The first woman to receive her pilot’s license was Baroness Raymonde de la Roche in 1910.

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The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum (Washington D.C.)

4. The Aurora Borealis is not only a stunning natural light display, but also a powerful magnetic storm.

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General Electric

5. Paul McCartney declared “God Only Knows” by The Beach Boys as the greatest song ever written.

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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame (Cleveland)

6. Katherine Hepburn skateboarded to the set of Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner.

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The Academy

7. This is what a selfie in space looks like.

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NASA

8. Striped stones that resembled human eyes, known as agates, were once thought to provide special protection against poisons. The stones would be ground up and drunk in wine to cure poisoning or applied to the skin to cure snake, spider, or scorpion bites.

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The American Museum Of Natural History (NYC)

9. The world’s first “true” cell phone was introduced to the world in 1973 by Marty Cooper.

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The Smithsonian American History Museum (Washington D.C.)

10. The Oceanic Whitetip Shark is considered one of the most predatory and dangerous sharks.

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National Geographic

11. Art pop Madonnas exist (by Katharina Fritsch, 1982).

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Museum of Modern Art (NYC)

12. You can 3D prothetic hand for about $50 worth of raw materials and a free template from E-Nable.

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Maker Faire (Bay Area/NYC)

13. The first MBL game was played at Wrigley Field (then known as Weeghman Park).

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ESPN

14. The Golden Gate Bridge is painted International Orange So it’s visible in the fog.

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

15. During WWII artworks from the Tate Galleries were sent into the Underground as protection from air raids.

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Tate Galleries (London)

16. There are 30 articles in The Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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United Nations

17. Smithsonian scientists have recently determined that this family of whales were poisoned by toxic algal blooms.

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The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History (Washington D.C.)

18. The Royal Ballet Of Cambodia frequently uses stunning traditional headdresses as part of their performance.

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Brooklyn Academy of Music

19. Ford unveiled the Mustang at the World’s Fair in 1964.

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Queens Museum (NYC)

20. Some animals have a literal bone in their penis.

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Museum of Sex (NYC,NY)

21. This a prototype television model circa 1970.

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Powerhouse Museum (Sydney, Australia)

22. Orsen Welles made a once thought to be lost film titled Too Much Johnson which has recently been found and restored.

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The George Eastman House (Rochester, NY)

23. The Milky Way Galaxy has over 200 billion stars.

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Discovery Channel

24. The Ottendorfer Library (135 2nd Ave., Manhattan) was both the album cover of Led Zepplin’s Physical Graffiti and in the music video for The Rolling Stones “Waiting For A Friend”.

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New York Public Library

25. You can swim with manatees in Florida’s Crystal River.

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Go Pro

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