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  • 804Charlize Theron
    804Charlize Theron
  • Since Uber was introduced in New York City in 2011, drinking-related car wrecks decreased by 25–35 percent in all boroughs.
    Since Uber was introduced in New York City in 2011, drinking-related car wrecks decreased by 25–35 percent in all boroughs.
  • 3789 Silly String-Silly String is employed by militaries to reveal tripwires, as it will hang off them but doesn’t weigh enough to trip them.
    3789 Silly String-Silly String is employed by militaries to reveal tripwires, as it will hang off them but doesn’t weigh enough to trip them.
  • 3212 Chen Si-A man named Chen Si has devoted his free time to patrolling the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge since 2004. It is the most popular suicide site in the world, and he has saved more than 300 people from jumping.
    3212 Chen Si-A man named Chen Si has devoted his free time to patrolling the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge since 2004. It is the most popular suicide site in the world, and he has saved more than 300 people from jumping.
  • 3477 Keanu Reeves-Keanu Reeves used a percentage of profit from The Matrix movie to buy motorcycles for all of the movie’s stuntmen.
    3477 Keanu Reeves-Keanu Reeves used a percentage of profit from The Matrix movie to buy motorcycles for all of the movie’s stuntmen.
  • 56th BFI London Film Festival: Great Expectations - Closing Night Gala
    56th BFI London Film Festival: Great Expectations - Closing Night Gala
  • One of the few coastal areas to evacuate ahead of the 2004 tsunami was on the island of Simeulue. Due to island folklore recounting an earthquake/tsunami in 1907, the islanders fled inland following the initial shaking. Generational folklore saving the lives of the islanders 97 years later.
    One of the few coastal areas to evacuate ahead of the 2004 tsunami was on the island of Simeulue. Due to island folklore recounting an earthquake/tsunami in 1907, the islanders fled inland following the initial shaking. Generational folklore saving the lives of the islanders 97 years later.
  • 3720 Reading Mania-In the 18th century, many prominent voices were concerned by an ‘epidemic’ affecting young people whereby they were spending too much time reading books. It was diagnosed as ‘a dangerous disease’ called ‘reading rage, reading fever, reading mania or reading lust.’
    3720 Reading Mania-In the 18th century, many prominent voices were concerned by an ‘epidemic’ affecting young people whereby they were spending too much time reading books. It was diagnosed as ‘a dangerous disease’ called ‘reading rage, reading fever, reading mania or reading lust.’
  • NASA accidentally auctioned off for just $995 a bag that was used by Apollo 11 astronauts to collect the first lunar sample. When the buyer sent the bag to NASA for verification, the space agency realized its mistake and refused to return it.
    NASA accidentally auctioned off for just $995 a bag that was used by Apollo 11 astronauts to collect the first lunar sample. When the buyer sent the bag to NASA for verification, the space agency realized its mistake and refused to return it.
  • 2840 John Cisna-Teacher John Cisna lost 60lbs eating McDonalds 3x/day for 6 months as part of a teaching lesson against the movie ‘Super Size Me’, stating “As a teacher I wouldn’t show that movie because there is no value…a guy eats uncontrollable amounts, stops exercising, & the world is surprised he puts on weight?”
    2840 John Cisna-Teacher John Cisna lost 60lbs eating McDonalds 3x/day for 6 months as part of a teaching lesson against the movie ‘Super Size Me’, stating “As a teacher I wouldn’t show that movie because there is no value…a guy eats uncontrollable amounts, stops exercising, & the world is surprised he puts on weight?”