14 Facts From 'Today I Learned' Reddit Posts

09/09/2011 10:55 am ET | Updated Nov 09, 2011

If you spend most of your time on the Internet surfing user-submitted aggregator site Reddit (and let's face it, why wouldn't you?), you've probably stumbled upon a subreddit built for people hungry for knowledge of all kind: Today I Learned.

Today I Learned, or "TIL," is a space for users to share tidbits of information that may not be widely known, but that others may find fascinating. While the factoids are rarely newsworthy or highly relevant to our day-to-day lives, trivia junkies will appreciate the minutiae on display here.

We've compiled 14 of our favorite little-known facts submitted by TIL users. Were you aware of any of these?

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