Daniel Craig did all his stunts himself for the Bond franchise and has been injured multiple times including having his two front teeth shattered, losing the tip of a finger, spraining his arm, his knee, and twisting his ankle. esquire.com/entertainment…
Newborn infants are tagged on the ankle so they do not get stolen from the hospital stanleyhealthcare.com/pro…
The ankle is the most pleasurable body spot to "scratch". webmd.com/skin-problems-a…
Daniel Craig has been injured 5 times while playing James Bond. He does all of his own stunts, and has had his two front teeth smashed out, lost the tip of a finger, sprained his arm and knee in separate incidents, and pulled his ankle. esquire.com/entertainment…
Birds’ knees don’t bend backwardsβ€”we’re just looking at their ankles! skeletaldrawing.com/home/…
Francis Marion, who didn't drink, broke his ankle jumping out a window at a party when the host refused to unlock the door until every guest was drunk. When Charleston fell to the British soon after, Marion would have been captured if he weren't on leave due to the injury. historynet.com/up-from-th…
A male platypus has ankle spurs that are capable of delivering a wicked sting. So wicked that the excruciating pain can incapacitate an adult human. The pain is also long-lasting, and can even turn into a condition called hyperalgesia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pla…
Robert Wadlow, the tallest man conclusively known, died at the age of 22 from an ankle infection. riverbender.com/articles/…
The first attempt to assassinate Archduke Ferdinand was a complete failure. The bomb bounced off the car, the assassin fled, swallowing a suicide pill then jumping into a nearby river. He could not even get that right, vomiting up the pill and landing in water that was barely ankle-deep. alphahistory.com/worldwar…
After the Crusaders captured Jerusalem, they massacred the Jew and Muslim population, including women and children. The massacre was so large, that the Crusaders were supposedly wading in blood up to their ankles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sie…
Flamingos bend their legs at the ankle, not the knee rd.com/culture/weird-fact…
From 1996-2000, a group of students at MIT made and wrote multiple papers about a robotic flamingo. Dubbed the "Spring Flamingo", it was made to teach them complex robotics and show how feet and actuated ankles helped bipedal walking ai.mit.edu/projects/legla…
Flamingos stand on their tip toes most of the time and the bend in the leg we see is actually their ankles and not their knees which are closer to the body and covered in feathers. They get their pink hue from all the microscopic shrimp and algae they ingest. aviary.org/animals/Americ…
The Japanese words for wrist and ankle literally translate into "hand neck" and "foot neck" selftaughtjapanese.com/20…
Some mosquito species are leg and ankle biters; they cue into the stinky smell of bacteria on your feet. Pregnant women because of extra body heat. Mosquitoes don't bite you for food, since they feed off plant nectar. Females suck your blood to get a protein needed to develop their eggs. nbcnews.com/healthmain/wh…
A bird smuggler was sentenced to a year and a half in federal prison for smuggling endangered β€œgood luck” songbirds into The USA. He taped to the birds to his ankles for the 15-hour flight. ocregister.com/2018/05/21…
Four-legged animals like horses and dogs don't have backwards knees. Those joints are actually their ankles, which bend in the same direction as our ankles do. line-of-action.com/digitr…
Jimi Hendrix was kicked out of the Army for masturbating, not just for the ankle injury that is usually mentioned taskandpurpose.com/rememb…
A grown man is knocked over by ankle deep water if it's moving at 6.7 mph, by knee depth at 4 mph, and waist depth at 2.6 mph. This is one reason tsunamis are so dangerous. (Pdf) oregongeology.org/pubs/ca…
Today I learned about Ashlyn Blocker, who can't feel pain, and once ran around on a broken ankle for two days before her parents noticed. nytimes.com/2012/11/18/ma…
All the platinum ever produced would only cover your ankles in one Olympic sized swimming pool. All the gold ever produced would fill three Olympic sized swimming pools. platinuminvestment.com/ab…
Today I learned of Adrian Carton de Wiart, a vetern of four wars. He survived seperate instances of being shot in the face, head, stomach, ankle, leg, hip, and ear; survived two plane crashes; tunnelled out of a POW camp; and tore off his own fingers when a doctor refused to amputate them. bbc.com/news/magazine-306…
Today I learned of Adrian Carton de Wiart a British Officer who served in 3 wars; was shot in the face, head, stomach, ankle, leg, hip and ear; survived 2 plane crashes; tunneled out of a POW camp; tore off his own fingers when a doctor refused to amputate them. He wrote in WW1 "Frankly I had enjoyed the war." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adr…
Today I learned of Art Frahm, a Chicago artist who specialized in paintings of embarrassed women whose panties have fallen down around their ankles in public. messynessychic.com/2016/0…
The β€œknee” we see on a flamingo’s leg is actually an ankle, and they are naturally so stable that you can stand one up on one leg when it’s dead. theatlantic.com/science/a…
The Japanese justice system has a 99.8% conviction rate, mostly reliant on confessions that are often procured using methods such as detention for days with severe interrogation, or grabbing their ankles to make their feet stomp on the names of family members. nytimes.com/2007/05/11/wo…
Today I learned about the original bungee jumpers. Men on Pentecost Island in the South Pacific have practiced nagol, or land diving, for centuries. In a ritual full of symbolism and spirituality, men dive from a wooden tower up to 100 feet high with nothing but vines attached to their ankles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lan…
Tom Howard, the press photographer who smuggled in a camera strapped to his ankle to take the infamous picture of murderer Ruth Snyder at the moment of her execution, is the grandfather of George (Norm from 'Cheers') Wendt and great grandfather of Jason Sudeikis. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom…
Chickens do not have 'backwards' knees. Their true knees are hidden beneath feathers close to their torso. What we perceive as their knees are really just their ankles. dummies.com/home-garden/h…
3M, the maker of Post-It notes and Scotch Tape is also the world's leading manufacturer of ankle monitors for house arrests. bloomberg.com/news/featur…
In 1994 NBA basketball player, Kevin Garnett, was one of four people charged with second-degree lynching for a fight in which a white victim suffered a fractured ankle. The charges were later dropped. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kev…
Jimi Hendrix enlisted in the army to avoid going to prison. He was caught masturbating,sleeping in, smoking weed, and sleeping on duty. He was discharged with a broken ankle after a parachute jump. thesmokinggun.com/documen…
A British soldier who fought in both World Wars was shot in the face, head, ankle, leg, hip and ear, survived a plane crash, tunnelled out of a POW camp, and bit off his own fingers when a doctor wouldn't amputate them. He later said "frankly I had enjoyed the war." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adr…
In 2012 while playing with his son at a trampoline park, New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain suffered an open dislocation of his ankle and lost a β€œlife-threatening” amount of blood. nydailynews.com/sports/ba…
Sean Penn once beat Madonna over the head with a baseball bat, shot at a paparazzi, and hung another paparazzi by his ankles from a ninth-floor balcony en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea…
NASA has a detailed set of written procedures for dealing with a suicidal or psychotic astronaut in space. The astronaut's crewmates should bind his wrists and ankles with duct tape, tie him down with a bungee cord and inject him with tranquilizers if necessary. nbcnews.com/id/17300028/n…
The tallest stilts ever walked on were 53'10" from the ground to the ankle. Saimaiti Yiming successfully walked 10 steps. guinnessworldrecords.com/…
There is a sport called ferret-legging where contestants with no underwear tie their pants at the ankle and dump two ferrets in. A belt is tightened and whoever can stand having their dangly bits bitten and scratched the longest wins. The world record is five hours and 30 minutes. artofmanliness.com/articl…
Today I learned of Adrian Carton de Wiart who served in the Boer War, First World War, and Second World War; was shot in the face, head, stomach, ankle, leg, hip, and ear; survived two plane crashes and escaped a prisoner-of-war camp. He wrote, "Frankly I had enjoyed the war." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adr…
Multiple studies have shown high top sneakers are no more effective than low top sneakers in preventing ankle sprains journals.sagepub.com/doi/…
A British soldier who fought in both World Wars was shot in the face, head, ankle, leg, hip and ear, survived a plane crash, tunnelled out of a POW camp, and bit off his own fingers when a doctor wouldn't amputate them. He later said "frankly I had enjoyed the war." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adr…
It's the Flamingo's ankle that we see bending in a backward direction, not their knee. aviary.org/animals/Americ…
A watch strapped to your ankle will eventually fall behind one strapped to your wrist due to time dilation businessinsider.com/do-as…
Adrian Carton de Wiart fought in the Boer War, World War I & II, was shot in the face, head, stomach, ankle, leg, hip and ear, survived a plane crash, tunneled out of a POW camp, and bit off his own fingers when a doctor wouldn't amputate them. He later said "frankly I had enjoyed the war." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adr…
Today I learned of Adrian Carton de Wiart. A veteran of 4 wars. He's been Shot in the stomach, groin, head, hand, ankle, hip, and leg, chewed off a few of his own fingers, survived two plane crashes and lost an eye. abroadintheyard.com/veter…
NHLer Bobby Baun clinched 1 of his 4 Stanley Cups with a broken ankle, and played his career ending game with a broken leg when a skate cut his neck. Found hemorrhaging by the bus and carried to the hospital by Tim Horton, he was placed next to his wife who was giving birth to their 3rd son. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob…
High Heels are terrible for your feet. Some of the side effects from years of abuse include an early onset of osteoarthritis, poor posture, painful physical deformation of bones, deaded nerve endings, increased ankle injuries and muscle tears. huffingtonpost.com/2013/0…
In 1934, Braves HOF SS Rabbit Maranville ran into a catcher while trying to score and had a broken bone sticking out of his ankle. When called out, Rabbit pointed to his limp foot resting on the edge of the plate and said, "You see where that foot is, don't you?" And then passed out. sabr.org/bioproj/person/b…
Birds' knees are actually located just under their bodies and covered in feathers. What some believe to be birds' knees bent backwards are actually their ankles bent normally forwards. qi.com/infocloud/knees
An ancient execution method involved solely hanging the victim upside down from the ankles with their legs spread, and sawing them in half from the crotch down to the head, with some victims surviving up until the belly button. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saw…

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