Today’s Trivia

 

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LEGO has a vault of every single set they’ve ever released since the 1950s. (Source)

 

The names of 72 French scientists are engraved on the Eiffel Tower. (Source)

 

The Moon Treaty, which turns jurisdiction of the moon over to the international community, has not been signed, acceded to or ratified by the United States of America. (Source)

 

Morocco, in December 1777, became the first nation to recognise the United States as an independent government, and together they maintain the United States’ longest unbroken treaty. (Source)

 

Pteronophobia is the fear of feathers or being tickled by feathers. (Source)

 


 

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  • SteveWrathall

    During the filming of Hamlet, Gibson would relieve pressure on the set by mooning the cast , link 3

  • Michael

    Back in the day Tina Turner sang “Shake a tail feather” with Ike. Link to 5.

  • crunchyfrog!

    The original Mad Max film was released in 1979, the same year as the Moon Treaty – Link to 3

    • AS

      Well done crunchyfrog! correct link for today!

  • Totara

    In Mad Max: Beyond the Thunderdome, Bartertown runs on an economy based around the refining of methane produced from pig manure.

    Anaerobic fermentation of manure into methane was developed by French scientists. Ulysses Gayon (assistant to Louis Pasteur) fermented manure to generate methane gas.

    Link to #2.

  • SFB

    Moonshadows Bar in Malibu was where Mel Gibson often got loaded. #3

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