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On White Day, Boys in Japan Buy Gifts to Give Back to the Girls Who Bought Them Gifts on Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day is widely recognized in the West as a chance to declare your love for that particular person in your life and show them how much you care by giving them gifts or making plans to go on the ideal date. Typically, the man is expected to do all the work and buy their …

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Picture of a Fly in the Urinals

In an Attempt to Reduce the Cleaning Costs, an Airport in Amsterdam Installed a Picture of a Fly in the Urinals So Guys Can Aim at It and Avoid Splashing.

Cost-cutting is crucial for all airports and airlines, particularly in the current market. Over the years, many cost-cutting initiatives have been implemented, but this outdated one from Amsterdam Schiphol must rank among the most unexpected. The airport calculates that adding a fly image to urinals has resulted in an 8% reduction in cleaning expenses. But …

In an Attempt to Reduce the Cleaning Costs, an Airport in Amsterdam Installed a Picture of a Fly in the Urinals So Guys Can Aim at It and Avoid Splashing. Read More »

Fred Rodgers and Francois Clemmons

Months After Martin Luther King Jr. was Assassinated, Fred Rodgers and Francois Clemmons Worked Together to Fight Segragation.

Racial segregation keeps people in separate institutions like schools and churches and facilities like parks, playgrounds, restaurants, and restrooms. Through legal and social color lines, racial segregation allows the politically dominant group to maintain its economic advantages and superior social status. In recent years, white populations have primarily used it to do so. But did …

Months After Martin Luther King Jr. was Assassinated, Fred Rodgers and Francois Clemmons Worked Together to Fight Segragation. Read More »

Death

According to Analysis Based on the Insurance Industry’s Data, People Would Live an Average of 9,000 Years Before an Accident, Murder, or Disaster Got Them.

Consider a world where the only way to die was in a sudden accident, such as a car accident, falling down the stairs, or being struck by lightning. But did you know how long people would live given that there were no external factors? An analysis based on insurance industry data concluded that without aging …

According to Analysis Based on the Insurance Industry’s Data, People Would Live an Average of 9,000 Years Before an Accident, Murder, or Disaster Got Them. Read More »

The Survivors of the Crash Kyushu University

After a Bomber Crashed in Japan in 1945, Eight American Airmen were Taken to Kyushu University Medical School and Dissected Alive.

Performing surgery or medical procedures on a living creature for experimentation is known as vivisection. It is one of the most heinous Japanese torture methods used during the Second World War. But did you know what happened to the eight airmen who crashed in Japan in 1945? Eight American Airmen were taken to Kyushu University …

After a Bomber Crashed in Japan in 1945, Eight American Airmen were Taken to Kyushu University Medical School and Dissected Alive. Read More »

La California

The Residents of La California, Italy, Have Held Farcical Ballots for the United States Presidential Elections Since 2004. While Their Votes Do Not Count, They Still Send the Results of Each Election to the US Consulate.

La California is a small village between Cecina and Bibbona on land that once belonged to the former commune but was later transferred to the latter. As a settlement, it dates back to the Paleolithic and peaked during the Etruscan civilization in the first millennium BC, with a population of just over 1,000. But did …

The Residents of La California, Italy, Have Held Farcical Ballots for the United States Presidential Elections Since 2004. While Their Votes Do Not Count, They Still Send the Results of Each Election to the US Consulate. Read More »

Pigmy Three-Toed Sloth

The Pigmy Three-Toed Sloth will Only Eat the Leaves of the Red Mangrove Tree. These Trees Contain a Fungus with a Chemical Profile Similar to Valium, which Gives the Sloth a Life-Long High.

The world’s slowest mammal, the sloth, is so sedentary that algae develop on its thick, hairy coat. Its greenish color from plants helps it blend in with the trees in the rainforests of Central and South America. But did you know that their diet includes a fungus with valium-like properties? Only eating the leaves of …

The Pigmy Three-Toed Sloth will Only Eat the Leaves of the Red Mangrove Tree. These Trees Contain a Fungus with a Chemical Profile Similar to Valium, which Gives the Sloth a Life-Long High. Read More »

Green Day Billie Joe Armstrong

Billie Joe Armstrong, the Lead Singer of Green Day, Dropkicked a Guy in the Middle of Their Concert After He Saw Him Roughing Up a Young Girl. He Stopped the Show and Challenged the Guy to Fight Before Jumping into the Crowd.

Green Day is an American rock band founded in 1987 in the East Bay of California by Billie Joe Armstrong, lead vocalist and guitarist, and Mike Dirnt, bassist and backing vocalist. The band has been a power trio for most of their career, with drummer Tré Cool replacing John Kiffmeyer before recording their second studio …

Billie Joe Armstrong, the Lead Singer of Green Day, Dropkicked a Guy in the Middle of Their Concert After He Saw Him Roughing Up a Young Girl. He Stopped the Show and Challenged the Guy to Fight Before Jumping into the Crowd. Read More »

The Learning Channel

TLC, or The Learning Channel, was Originally Founded by the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and NASA to Transmit Educational Lessons to Children.

TLC, previously known as The Learning Channel, is an American cable television channel owned by Warner Brothers. It was first established in 1980 and initially focused on education and instructional programming. But did you know different branches of government collaborated for this channel? TLC was founded by the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and …

TLC, or The Learning Channel, was Originally Founded by the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and NASA to Transmit Educational Lessons to Children. Read More »

Murray Pringle

Who is the True Heir to the Scottish Baronetcy?

A baronet holds a baronetcy, a hereditary title bestowed by the British Crown. The title of a baronet is mentioned as early as the 14th century, but it was created in its current form by James I of England in 1611 to raise funds for the crown. But who was the legitimate heir to the …

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