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  • 4246-yakushima-macaque-On the Japanese island of Yakushima, macaque monkeys are known to ride deer for transportation, and in return they groom deer and share food with them.
    4246-yakushima-macaque-On the Japanese island of Yakushima, macaque monkeys are known to ride deer for transportation, and in return they groom deer and share food with them.
  • 4115 Close door-Approximately 80% of “close door” elevator buttons aren’t connected to anything.
    4115 Close door-Approximately 80% of “close door” elevator buttons aren’t connected to anything.
  • 3332 Mark Harmon
    3332 Mark Harmon
  • 3323 Blue Angels-Blues Angel pilots do not wear G-suits, because the air bladders inside them would repeatedly deflate and inflate, interfering with the control stick between their legs. Instead, they tense their muscles to prevent blood from rushing from their heads and rendering them unconscious. Out of 262 Blue Angels pilots, 26 have been killed during training or show accidents, giving the job a 10% fatality rate.
    3323 Blue Angels-Blues Angel pilots do not wear G-suits, because the air bladders inside them would repeatedly deflate and inflate, interfering with the control stick between their legs. Instead, they tense their muscles to prevent blood from rushing from their heads and rendering them unconscious. Out of 262 Blue Angels pilots, 26 have been killed during training or show accidents, giving the job a 10% fatality rate.
  • 3523 He-Man-In the original He-Man cartoon of the 1980’s, He-Man could not use his sword as an offensive weapon, or punch or kick anyone due to the broadcast standards of the period. In fact, he was mostly non-violent and usually just outsmarted his enemies.
    3523 He-Man-In the original He-Man cartoon of the 1980’s, He-Man could not use his sword as an offensive weapon, or punch or kick anyone due to the broadcast standards of the period. In fact, he was mostly non-violent and usually just outsmarted his enemies.
  • 1119 Harry Potter movies
    1119 Harry Potter movies
  • In 1976, Bill Gates wrote an open letter to computer hobbyists to stop “ripping off” his software. They told him when it’s easier to pay for than to duplicate, it won’t be “stolen.”
    In 1976, Bill Gates wrote an open letter to computer hobbyists to stop “ripping off” his software. They told him when it’s easier to pay for than to duplicate, it won’t be “stolen.”
  • 1163 Mick Jagger
    1163 Mick Jagger
  • Scientists discovered a dinosaur tail perfectly preserved in amber. It is full of feathers.
    Scientists discovered a dinosaur tail perfectly preserved in amber. It is full of feathers.
  • 4266-trebuchet-King Edward I built the largest trebuchet ever in order to lay siege to a Scottish Castle. The sight of the giant trebuchet so intimidated the Scots that they tried to surrender, but Edward sent them back so he could use his new weapon to launch 300 lb projectiles at the castle.
    4266-trebuchet-King Edward I built the largest trebuchet ever in order to lay siege to a Scottish Castle. The sight of the giant trebuchet so intimidated the Scots that they tried to surrender, but Edward sent them back so he could use his new weapon to launch 300 lb projectiles at the castle.