4194-mark-twain-Mark Twain hated Jane Austen with a passion, saying, “Every time I read ‘Pride and Prejudice’ I want to dig her up and beat her over the skull with her own shin-bone”.
2825 Pat Robertson-Televangelist Pat Robertson diverted charitable donations meant to aid post genocide Rwanda to fund the operation of blood diamond mines.
China killed off two AI chatbots after they start criticising communism and praising the US.
Spider web-It is common for spiders to eat their own web daily to reuse the silk proteins.
3650 The Noid-Dominoes discontinued use of their mascot “The Noid” after a mentally ill Kenneth Lamar Noid, thinking the character was based on him, held a Dominoes hostage and later killed himself.
1481 Dum Dum Mystery Flavour
3043 Leningrad seed bank-In 1941, the world’s largest seed bank (created by botanist Nikolai Vavilov) was housed in Leningrad. As the Germans surrounded the city forcing mass starvation, Vavilov’s scientists refused to eat from the collection, slowly dying of hunger as they maintained 16 rooms of edible plants.
3261 Julie Newmar-Original TV Catwoman, Julie Newmar was an inventor whose creations included body shaping pantyhose and a stealth bra.