Women used to be prohibited from showing too much skin in bathing suits. Law enforcement would patrol the beaches with measuring tape.
The eccentric French composer and pianist Erik Satie claimed that he would only eat white foods, which must have made him the world’s most difficult dinner guest.
Star Wars star R2D2 has a cinematically significant name. Film cutters use R2D2 as an abbreviation for Reel Two, Dialogue Two.
Archeologists have found many ancient Egyptian mummies with gold and catgut string wrapped around their teeth, thought to be the world’s oldest known braces.
The word “dude” is used 161 times in the movie The Big Lebowski, according to Universal. The word “dude” is used twice in this edition of Pulse.
Tenth president of the United States John Tyler had 15 kids, more than any other president and six times more than the average 2.5 children people have today.
There is one strand of corn silk for each kernel of corn on an ear. It’s the thread of silk that carries the powder necessary for fertilization down to the grain of corn.
A 2008 survey targeting British teenagers found that 58% thought Sherlock Holmes was a real person. Approximately 65% thought King Arthur to be real as well. When asked about Winston Churchill and whether or not he was real, 47% said he is fictional.
The first item bought by scanning a UPC (Universal Product Code) was a pack of Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit gum in June 1974 at a Marsh supermarket. The scanner is on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of National History.
Although oil is referred to as black gold, the actual color is a dark shade of green when it comes out of the earth.
Archeologists have found many ancient egyptian mummies with gold and catgut string wrapped around their teeth, thought to be the world’s oldest known braces.
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