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Many fire departments, including the San Francisco FD, still prefer wooden ladders because they are non-conductors of electricity, the best natural insulator against heat, and only burn on the outside while the centre of wood remains solid and strong.

Dwight Burch, a black waiter working at Apple-bee's, sued the restaurant after repeated harassment by a black manager and won a $40,000 settlement. The black manager repeatedly referred to him as a ‘tar baby’ and ‘Black monkey’ during his three months at the restaurant.

Joshua Sawyer, the project director and lead designer of Fallout: New Vegas personally created a mod for New Vegas that fixed some major oversights made by the developers due to the incredibly short development cycle of the game, which is speculated to have only been 18 months.

Good Judgement Project, a group of 3000 average citizens who make more accurate predictions of geopolitical events, using sources available on Google, than the CIA.

A shelter dog named Ginny rescued hundreds of injured stray cats. Abused herself and later adopted, she searched alleys, abandoned buildings and construction sites for cats in need. Once found, she would alert her owner who would take them into care. She saved over 900 cats in her lifetime.

If you're hungry you're more inclined to be attracted to big boobs versus when you're satiated.

There is a pharmaceutical treatment for alcoholism that is 75-85% effective. It's a standard treatment for alcoholism in Finland, but is relatively unknown in North America.

When Astronaut Ed Mitchell was asked what it's like to stand on the moon, he said: "From out there on the moon, international politics look so petty. You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck and drag him a quarter of a million miles out and say, ‘Look at that, you son of a bitch.’

All states in the US are divided into counties, with two exceptions: Louisiana, which consists of parishes, and Alaska, which uses boroughs.

Skin from the Tilapia fish is used to treat burn victims in Brazil. The treatment proved to be effective enough that veterinarians across California used The fish skin to treat the animals that were burned during the wildfires

The card game Cards against humanity bought an island to preserve wildlife, it was named "Hawaii 2"

Bill Murray took a taxi in Toronto. When he found out the driver played saxophone he asked him when he practiced. The driver said he couldn't because he worked 14 hours a day. Bill took over the drivers seat and drove the rest of his shift so he could sit in the back and practice.

Men who do not have chest hair are deficient in a particular androgen or male hormones

John Cena holds the title of most wishes granted (by single individual) for the Make a Wish foundation and has completed over 500 wishes.

Aloha Wanderwell was the first woman to drive around the world, befriended Chinese bandits, captured the first footage of the Bororo tribe, and disguised herself as a man to pray in Mecca.