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TIL that since the 12th century, Judaism believes that if the truths derived through science or philosophy contradict religious beliefs, the religious beliefs are incorrect.

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TIL that even in today's sitcoms, a large percentage of the people in the laugh-track have since passed away. Meaning that we watch comedies marked by the laughter of dead people.

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TIL when Groundhog Day was released, the Washington Post wrote that "'Groundhog' will never be designated a national film treasure by the Library of Congress". In 2006, the film was selected by the National Film Preservation Board for preservation in the Library of Congress.

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TIL hip hop exploded after the 1977 blackout in NYC because countless aspiring DJs were able to loot expensive DJ equipment from electronics stores

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TIL that John Cazale (Fredo Corleone from "The Godfather") appeared in only five films during his lifetime. All five were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. Three of them won.

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