- A very interesting Norwegian documentary series that caused a lot of controversy when it first aired. Hjernevask [“Brainwashing”]. This is the first episode and it talks about gender differences. More in comments. 
- In 1992, the Grateful Dead read an article about poverty threatening to keep newly-independent Lithuania’s basketball team out of the Olympics. The Dead funded the team. The tie-dye-uniformed Lithuanian’s won the bronze medal.
- There was a hobbyist photographer who took tens of thousands of pictures in the 50s, mostly in Chicago. She never showed them to anyone or even bothered to develop them and she remained unknown until her death. Now she is considered one of the most important street photographers ever.
- The man who discovered the precursor to Viagra presented his findings at a national urology meeting with a chemically induced boner, which he revealed when he removed his pants during the presentation.
- Jaguars frequently get high by eating hallucinogenic roots, which also increases their senses for hunting.
- The original name of color orange was Geoluhread and later people started calling it Orange after the fruit.
- There was Russian novel published in 1999 which re-tells The Lord of The Rings from Sauron’s Perpective
- When the Nazis invaded the Netherlands, Niels Bohr had his colleagues’ Nobel medals dissolved in acid. They were stored on a shelf until after the war, when the gold was precipitated and the medals re-struck by the Nobel Foundation.
- When oxygen first developed on Earth, it wiped out nearly ~99% of all life.
- The best selling instrumental single in the world was the “Star Wars Theme and Cantina Band” by Meco
- All Germans who are officially registered as Catholics, Protestants or Jews pay a religious tax of 8-9% on their annual income tax bill
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