TIL India’s richest person, Mukesh Ambani, built a $1 billion home. It has 27 habitable floors, including six parking floors for capacity of up to 168 cars. A staff of 600 maintain the home.

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TIL During WWI, Dominic “Fats” McCarthy was awarded the Victoria Cross after he, virtually unaided, killed 22 Germans, captured 5 machine guns, 50 prisoners, and half a kilometer of the German front. When it was over even the prisoners he’d captured patted him on the back for what he’d done.

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