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  • 3486 MLK Peace Prize-In 1964 white business leaders in Atlanta refused to buy tickets to an event honoring recent Nobel Prize winner Martin Luther King. Coca-Cola recognized the potential PR disaster and threatened to leave the city unless people attended. The event sold out the next day.
    3486 MLK Peace Prize-In 1964 white business leaders in Atlanta refused to buy tickets to an event honoring recent Nobel Prize winner Martin Luther King. Coca-Cola recognized the potential PR disaster and threatened to leave the city unless people attended. The event sold out the next day.
  • North Korea is sitting on 6-10 trillion dollars worth of minerals it can't access due to lack of technology and equipment.
    North Korea is sitting on 6-10 trillion dollars worth of minerals it can't access due to lack of technology and equipment.
  • Irukandji syndrome is caused by Irukandji jellyfish venom, it has an unusual symptom where the victim has a feeling of "impending doom." The victim is so sure they are going to die, that they ask the doctors to kill them.
    Irukandji syndrome is caused by Irukandji jellyfish venom, it has an unusual symptom where the victim has a feeling of "impending doom." The victim is so sure they are going to die, that they ask the doctors to kill them.
  • 1327 George Washington
    1327 George Washington
  • For twenty years, the US nuclear launch code was '00000000'.
    For twenty years, the US nuclear launch code was '00000000'.
  • In 2014, CVS stopped selling tobacco products in favor of promoting good health, losing over a billion in revenue.
    In 2014, CVS stopped selling tobacco products in favor of promoting good health, losing over a billion in revenue.
  • 1445 Liviu Librescu
    1445 Liviu Librescu
  • 897 9-11 Lawsuit
    897 9-11 Lawsuit
  • 3318 Quinoa-Quinoa is so nutritionally dense and complete that it is being considered a possible crop in NASA’s Controlled Ecological Life Support System for long-duration manned space expeditions.
    3318 Quinoa-Quinoa is so nutritionally dense and complete that it is being considered a possible crop in NASA’s Controlled Ecological Life Support System for long-duration manned space expeditions.
  • During the construction of the Metro Red Line subway in Los Angeles, 2,000 fossils were discovered, some as old as 16.5 million years old. These included 39 species of extinct marine fish that had never before been discovered.
    During the construction of the Metro Red Line subway in Los Angeles, 2,000 fossils were discovered, some as old as 16.5 million years old. These included 39 species of extinct marine fish that had never before been discovered.