The robot suit in the 60's TV series Lost In Space had a built-in ashtray. The suit was so difficult and painful to get in and out of that the actor Bob May would just stay inside and have his smoke breaks in the suit so needed a place for his ashes and butts. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob…
Today I learned of George Parrott also known as Big Nose George, was a cattle rustler and highwayman in the American Wild West in the late 19th century. His skin was made into a pair of shoes after his lynching and part of his skull was used as an ashtray. legendsofamerica.com/wy-b…
J.R.R. Tolkien. once received a goblet from a fan inscribed with "One Ring to Rule Them All..." inscribed on the rim in black speech. Tolkien never drank out of it, since it was written in an accursed language, and instead used it as an ashtray. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
The FAA has a lavatory ashtray as required equipment for all commercial jets businessinsider.com/airpl…
Despite smoking being illegal on commercial planes, they are required by the FAA to have ashtrays in the lavatories so that in case someone breaks the law and smokes there is a place to safely extinguish the cigarette. time.com/4919780/airplane…
Japanese festivalgoers who smoke are encouraged to bring portable ashtrays to music festivals bbc.com/travel/story/2019…
The reason airplane bathrooms still have ashtrays is because of an FAA decision that some people will still smoke on an airplane even though it's not allowed, and when they do there needs to be a safe place to put their cigarette butt. gizmodo.com/5912352/why-a…
All airplanes are required to have ashtrays even though smoking is prohibited in case some does smoke amp.timeinc.net/time/4919…
Despite smoking's being banned on airplanes for decades, airliners are still required, by law, to provide ashtrays in all lavatories cntraveler.com/stories/20…
Malcolm Bricklin a nonsmoker designed and built a car in 1975 for the American market that had no ashtray or cigarette lighter as he felt it was unsafe to drive and smoke. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bri…
J. R. R. Tolkien received from a fan a goblet with the Ring inscription on it in Black Speech. Because the Black Speech in general is an accursed language, and the Ring inscription in particular is a vile spell, Tolkien never drank out of it, and used it only as an ashtray. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
Ashtrays are required on every commercial airplane because 123 people died on a flight in 1973 when a lit cigarette caught fire in a lavatory waste bin. standalone-sysadmin.com/b…
'Smokers Express' was an idea for a smokers airline. They would've encouraged smoking with free cigarettes, full-size ashtrays, free headsets, serving hamburgers, pizzas and steaks. It never took off. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smo…
In 1967, Salvador Dali received $10,000 and a baby elephant as payment for designing ashtrays for Air India hindustantimes.com/india/…
The only product that the inventors of Trivial Pursuit refused to put the game's logo on was ashtrays β€” even though they were both smokers. chicagoreader.com/chicago…
Airplane still have an ashtray on the inside of the lavatory's door despite the no-smoking policy and many warning signs is to safely put out a cigarette just in case someone decides to smoke. boingboing.net/2012/05/22…
Winston Churchill required a pressurized chamber known as the Life Pod to fly due to his health. It included a phone, an ashtray and an air circulation system so he could smoke. anorak.co.uk/314305/news/…
After a cattle thief and murderer known as Big Nose George was lynched in Wyoming in 1881, his skin was made into a pair of shoes and part of his skull was used as an ashtray. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big…
Cold War defense computers had ashtrays youtube.com/watch?v=q6omf…
In 1973, 123 passengers died on an airplane because of a fire started by a cigarette. Since then, all airplane bathrooms are required to have an ashtray even though smoking has been banned on all domestic flights since 1990. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Var…
It is rumored that part of Hitler's skull was gifted to Stalin and he proceeded to use it as an ashtray. sstotenkopf.blogspot.com/…
JRR Tolkien received a goblet with the One Ring inscription written in the Black Speech of Mordor, but because it is an "accursed language" and "vile spell" he never drank from it, but used it as an ashtray en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
Ashtrays are still found in airplane lavatories for when passengers break the law and need a place to put their cigarette butt. mentalfloss.com/uk/travel…
When Stanley Kubrick was setting up the Gold Room during The Shining, he insisted on authentic ashtrays from the 20s rather than ones from the 40s that were there. Someone asked why it mattered since no one would see them up-close in the film, and he replied "It doesn't matter β€” I'll know!" collativelearning.com/myb…
Despite the ban on smoking on planes, the FAA requires all aircraft to still be fitted with ashtrays, so that if someone *does* have a sneaky cigarette, it can be disposed of safely. indy100.independent.co.uk…
Planes all have ashtrays as, even though smoking is banned, the Federal Aviation Authority requires it to avoid fires. menshealth.com/guy-wisdom…
To fight Argentina in the Falkland Island War, the UK needed critical parts for aging bomber planes. A hard to find part was discovered on an engineer's desk. He was using it as an ashtray. theguardian.com/books/200…
Airliners are legally required to have ashtrays in the lavatories even though you are you are not allowed to smoke (see point(g)). law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/…
The FAA requires all commercial airplanes to have ashtrays installed, despite smoking being illegal on flights for over 2 decades, because a 1973 crash was caused from an improperly disposed cigarette. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air…
Although smoking is strictly prohibited, airplane bathrooms must be equipped with an ashtray. This prevents illegally lit cigarettes to be put in the trash, which could start a fire. uk.businessinsider.com/ai…
The FAA considers lavatory ashtrays to be part of an airplane's minimum equipment list despite non-smoking rules fsims.faa.gov/PICDetail.a…
Airplanes are still required to have ashtrays even though smoking has been banned since 1990. businessinsider.com/airpl…
The White House staff would put out cheap glass ashtrays to detour guests from steeling valuable items during the 1970s. news.google.com/newspaper…

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