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  • [Misc fact 1] Bubble wrap was originally invented in 1957 to be used as wallpaper. After not selling well it was marketed as a greenhouse insulator, and then eventually as the packaging material, we know it as today.


  • [Misc fact 2] San Francisco International Airport is essentially built on top of 267 ball bearings whose support columns are capable of moving 20 inches in any direction during an earthquake.


  • [Misc fact 3] Men who are hanged get a death erection, known as Rigor Erectus.


  • [Misc fact 4] In the 17th century, weavers in Nimes, France, accidentally made denim while trying to replicate the process of producing another popular fabric called serge. They called the new material “serge de Nimes” meaning literally “serge from Nimes.” Over time, merchants shortened the name to “denim.”


  • [Misc fact 5] The iconic tumbleweed found throughout the American Southwest was accidentally imported to the USA from Russia in 1877.


  • [Misc fact 6] The Can-Can was a particularly scandalous dance in the 19th century because women wore pantalettes, which had an open crotch, and the high kicks were intentionally revealing.


  • [Misc fact 7] Abraham Lincoln wrote poems throughout his life, including this one at the age of 17: Abraham Lincoln is my nam[e], And with my pen I wrote the same, I wrote in both hast and speed and left it here for fools to read.


  • [Misc fact 8] French radical Charlotte Corday's last request before death was to have her portrait painted. She even picked Jean-Jacques Hauer as the artist, and the painting was finished shortly before her execution.


  • [Misc fact 9] When Albert Einstein met Charlie Chaplin, Chaplin remarked, “The people applaud me because everybody understands me, and they applaud you because no one understands you.”


  • [Misc fact 10] Honey bees sleep between five and eight hours a day, some bees hold each other's legs as they sleep. Colonies are divided into different sectors of work. There are cleaners, nurses, security guards, also collection bees whose sole job is to cache nectar in the comb. Promotions happen as well.


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