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The title King of Jesusalem currently belongs to Felipe VI of Spain.
11 months ago by HibikiBlack to /s/conspiracy from en.wikipedia.org
The Akashic Records.
1 year ago by HibikiBlack to /s/conspiracy from en.wikipedia.org
The National Socialists got a lot of their symbolism from the Jesuits. The SS was modeled after their group with even their name being related to "Sedes Sacrorum" and their signature salute being the same as the one from the Romans.
The CIA's influence on public opinion.
This friday saw the 20th largest single-day S&P 500 loss in stock market history
1 year ago by magnora7 to /s/finance from en.wikipedia.org
The Venezuelan 1992 coup attempts.
A family succeeds from Australia over wheat taxes, invokes law from 1495, creates own nation with 30 people. It now has its own anthem, flag, passports, and currency. In 1977 they declared war on Australia for three days to take advantage of a legal loophole.
1 year ago by magnora7 to /s/whatever from en.wikipedia.org
TIL the board game "Snakes and Ladders" or "Chutes and Ladders" was invented in the 2nd Century in India
2 days ago by magnora7 to /s/TodayILearned from en.wikipedia.org
TIL about how BBC once convinced people Spaghetti grew on trees. In 1957,BBC broadcast a 3min program about Switzerland farms growing Spaghetti trees. The farmers harvested them and put in the sun to dry them.The presenter explained Spaghetti always grows to the same length. People believed it.
12 days ago by magnora7 to /s/whatever from en.wikipedia.org
After Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace in 1999, walking out of the theatre past the next audience waiting, I loudly said, "I can't believe they killed Chewbacca!" The next crowd got really angry like it was a legit spoiler. Sadly the original Chewbacca has actually died. RIP Peter Mayhew.
16 days ago by JasonCarswell to /s/StarWars from en.wikipedia.org
WireGuard - a FLOSS application and communication protocol that implements virtual private network (VPN) techniques to create secure point-to-point connections in routed or bridged configurations, run as a module in the Linux kernel aiming to beat IPsec and OpenVPN tunneling protocol performances.
19 days ago by JasonCarswell to /s/Linux from en.wikipedia.org
Fear, uncertainty, and doubt (FUD) - a disinfo strategy used in sales, marketing, public relations, politics, cults, propaganda, software, hardware, and tech industries, generally to influence perception by disseminating negative and dubious or false information and manifesting an appeal to fear.
17 days ago by JasonCarswell to /s/propaganda from en.wikipedia.org
19 days ago by JasonCarswell to /s/FLOSS from en.wikipedia.org
TIL about Van Eck phreaking
20 days ago by Mnemonic to /s/TIL from en.wikipedia.org
Wikipedia Censorship: They list ~300 Bilderberg participants, so I linked in the Wikispooks list of the 2853 members mentioned in the official guests lists. Guess what happened 18 minutes later...
21 days ago by Robin to /s/censorship from en.wikipedia.org
Sanofi Pasteur is the vaccines division of the multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi. Sanofi Pasteur is the largest company in the world devoted entirely to vaccines. More than 1 billion doses of vaccines produced yearly to immunize more than 500 million people against 20 infectious diseases
20 days ago by Orangutan to /s/Health from en.wikipedia.org
Free and open-source software (FOSS) is both free and open-source unlike proprietary software, and anyone is freely licensed to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
22 days ago by JasonCarswell to /s/FLOSS from en.wikipedia.org
Gratis versus libre (no cost vs no restriction, or free stuff vs freedom)
Open source - a term for a product with permission to use its source code, design documents, or content, most commonly referring the model, where software or other products are released under a license. Originating with software, it has expanded to cover other open content and collaboration.
GNU Project - a free-software, mass-collaboration project, started by Richard Stallman in 1983, aiming to give users freedom and control over their computers and devices, by collaboratively developing and providing software based on freedom-rights.
Unplanned (2019) - American drama film written/directed by Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman, based on the memoir Unplanned by Abby Johnson. Follows the life of Johnson as clinic director for Planned Parenthood and her subsequent conversion to anti-abortion activism.
21 days ago by JasonCarswell to /s/Sex from en.wikipedia.org
May Day - a May 1st traditional public holiday and ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival in many cultures - AND - International Workers Day, recognition of the working class and many bloody battles and lives lost for rights in a complex largely forgotten history dating back over 1.5 centuries.
23 days ago by JasonCarswell to /s/AlternativeHistory from en.wikipedia.org
TIL about: the Petroleum Warfare Department
25 days ago by Mnemonic to /s/TIL from en.wikipedia.org
Regulatory capture - a form of government failure occurring when a regulatory agency, created to act in the public interest, instead advances the commercial or political concerns of special interest groups that dominate the industry or sector it is charged with regulating.
27 days ago by JasonCarswell to /s/RulingClass from en.wikipedia.org
Flying Spaghetti Monster (FSM) - the deity of the Church of the FSM, or Pastafarianism, a social movement promoting a light-hearted view of religion and opposing creationist's intelligent design. Pastafarianism is a "real, legitimate religion, as much as any other", though some states say not.
1 month ago by JasonCarswell to /s/Religion from en.wikipedia.org