Tagged: Today I Learned

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TIL Cats Domesticated Themselves

Today I Learned (TIL), Cats domesticated themselves. They existed unchanged until the Middle Ages; and even now are genetically extremely close to their ancestors. ‘That’s because they domesticated themselves—not through form, but through function, and research reveals that wildcat ancestors...

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TIL the Origins of the Word Bible

Today I Learned (TIL), that the word Bible, meaning ‘book/scroll’ in Greek, is derived from the name of a Phoenician city called ‘Byblos’. Byblos was the port from where the Egyptians exported papyrus to Greece. Link to Wiki. For more...

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