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- In the Borat DVD release, choosing the Hebrew language option results in a warning screen reading “You have been trapped, Jew!” which warns the viewer not to change his shape and keep his claws where they can be seen.
- In 1851 when the refrigerated ice machine was patented, the large ice-importing industry ran a smear campaign against the technology, calling it immoral.
- As many as 800 languages are spoken in New York City, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world.
- In the 1960s there was an attempt to let humans travel via pneumatic tube (the Jetsons, Futurama, items sent in old timey office buildings) and was estimated to allow travel at 388 mph. It was scrapped due to cost.
- Pandas were carnivorous but they inexplicably lost their appetite for meat during evolution