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If this were 1890, it would take an inventor to predict the automobile, and it would take a real visionary to predict highways and gas stations. But it would take a science fiction writer to predict the traffic jam. EDWARD BRYANT
In 1646, a Russian noble was sentenced to beating with sticks for saying that he had better legs than the tsar.
In the 1930s, the actress and singer Marlene Dietrich insisted that her wigs be sprinkled with gold dust. One time, a Max Factor employee combed $24.32 of gold from Dietrich’s wig. https://t.co/tUe8YTMPyW
In 1947, when children in Canada protested the price of chocolate bars going from 5 to 8 cents, they sang this song: We want a 5 cent chocolate bar 8 cents is going too darn far We want a 5 cent chocolate bar Oh, we want a 5 cent bar (📷: BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives) https://t.co/degO8D9RGv
Word of the Day: SHACKBAGGERLY (Lincolnshire, 19th century) — in a loose, disorderly manner.
East African vervet monkeys use alarm calls for snakes, leopards, and eagles. West African green monkeys were known to use only leopard and snake calls, but when they saw a drone, they made a new call which was almost the same as the vervet’s ‘eagle’ one. 📷: Thomas Shahan CC2.0 https://t.co/XgVIYjUrxl
In his dictionary, Samuel Johnson defines the word ‘vaginopennous’ (sheath-winged), but not the word ‘vagina’. Although it is mentioned in the definition of the word ‘Daffodowndilly’ (daffodil).
My cats sleep on me. That counts right?
Dams are great sources of green energy, so why don’t engineers build as many as possible on a single river? ⚡️💦 Find out more information at https://t.co/SxmORE5AKk #engineering https://t.co/C6YvsHEhfS
It would’ve been out of this world.
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The helicopter blades creating pockets of low pressure in ~100% humidity results in this stunning phenomenon. 🚁😍 Find more at https://t.co/apvIh9Fp8C 🎥 Randolm / Reddit #engineering https://t.co/6hscbEQb3L