Mr. Rogers loved to fart in public to amuse his wife when they attended boring parties or gatherings. According to Joanne Rogers, "He would just raise one cheek and he would look at me and smile." She also said Rogers enjoyed listening to her tell dirty jokes mentalfloss.com/article/6…
Today I learned of β€œtooth-in-eye” surgery to restore a patient’s sight with their tooth. A tooth and surrounding bone is removed, a hole is drilled, and a plastic lens is inserted. The lens-tooth structure is implanted into the patient’s cheek, where it grows new blood vessels, then it is implanted in the eye. rnib.org.uk/nb-online/too…
Nose jobs were performed in ancient India. The earliest example was in 6th century B.C. where a piece of the patient's cheek was used to fashion a new nose. Nose jobs didn't become normal in the west until syphilis came about as advanced syphilis leaves a hole in the sufferer's face/nose. smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
, to correct some cases of blindness, doctors insert cheek tissue and a tooth into the eye which restores vision in a surgery called modified osteo-odonto-keratoprothesis (MOOKP). health.howstuffworks.com/…
In Wales, musical chairs is played with the boys sitting while the girls skip around, always outnumbering the boys. If a girl doesn't sit fast enough on the boy's lap, she would have to forfeit. This continues until the end, when the winning girl would kiss the last boy on the cheek. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mus…
The reason your tongue feels weird after eating pineapples is because they eat/attack your tongue, cheeks and lips delish.com/food-news/a434…
There is a bird called the Cream Coloured Woodpecker, also known as the Pikachu Bird. Males have the same colouration as Pikachu including the red cheeks. These birds are found in South America. ebird.org/species/crcwoo2
Today I learned about Circular breathing, a technique used by players of some wind instruments to produce a continuous tone without interruption. This is accomplished by breathing in through the nose while simultaneously pushing air out through the mouth using air stored in the cheeks. breathing.com/blogs/breat…
The Tarzan Character Was Temporarily Removed From Disney Parks Because People Kept Pinching His Butt Cheeks lamag.com/longform/jacksp…
After rapper Biz Markie was sued for sampling another artists' work, his label was barred from selling the album. His next album was titled "All Samples Cleared," with tongue in cheek references to the court case on the cover. Half the album also samples cover versions of the exact same song! npr.org/sections/therecor…
Till Lindemann, lead singer of Rammstein, wanted a light put in his mouth for visual effects. His bandmate suggested he use a flesh colored wire and run it into his mouth from the outside. Lindemann refused, opting to have a surgical incision in his left cheek to directly feed it into his mouth youtu.be/VWBDNL71tJo?t=32…
In the 1980s Alyssa Milano befriended Ryan White(A Boy Ostracized For Having Aids) who was a fan of her works.She went on to appear on The Phil Donahue Show alongside Milano to kiss him on the cheek to show that she could not contract the disease. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aly…
During a show for the Royalty of Great Britain the Spice Girls breached royal protocol when two of the group's members planted kisses on Prince Charles' cheeks and pinched his bottom. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spi…
In 1958 a white girl kissed two African American boys aged 9 and 7 on the cheeks. The two boys were arrested, detained for 6 days without access to their parents or legal counsel, & were severely beaten by the police. The boys were detained for a total of 3 months. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kis…
The little white/skin colored bumps you see around eyes, nose, cheeks, or seen on the forehead are not acne. They are called milia which is trapped dead skin. They can't be treated or prevented. mayoclinic.org/diseases-c…
The tapeworm diet started with women in the Victorian Era. The style was to have pale skin, eyes that looked dilated, red cheeks and lips, and a tiny waist. In the age of corsets, they also ingested tapeworms to lose weight. Still practiced today, women take a pill that has a tapeworm egg inside healthline.com/health/die…
After Charlotte Corday was executed by guillotine, a man named Legros lifted her head and slapped it on the cheeks, an expression of "unequivocal indignation" then appeared on her face suggesting that victims of the guillotine may retain consciousness for a short while en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
The insides of your cheeks are made of the same tissue as the insides of a woman's vagina. sheknows.com/love-and-sex…
Today I learned about the socialist fraternal kiss. Socialist leaders greeted each other with an embrace and three kisses on alternate cheeks. If exceptionally close, the kisses where given on the mouth. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soc…
The inside of the cheek, and the inside of the vagina are made of the same type of tissue. aplus.com/a/crazy-facts-a…
Hamsters temporarily store food in their roomy cheek pouches, which extend to their hips! They can store up to 20% of their body weight and do not produce saliva to keep the food dry. jeb.biologists.org/conten…
Pixar contacted Big Idea, the team behind Veggietales, to learn how they did the cheek puff animation radiopublic.com/animation…
If your hand is amputated, your brain remaps feelings of touch such that when your face is touched, it feels like your missing limb is being touched. Specifically, touches to different parts of the cheek feel like the non-existent fingers are being touched. scholarpedia.org/article/…
Sylvester Stallone's distinctive facial paralysis is the result of a doctor misusing tongs during Stallone's birth, severing the nerves in Stallone's lower left cheek en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syl…
Today I learned of Percy Terry, an American amateur researcher who tried to invent a bulletproof ointment in 1915. He tested his invention on himself by shooting his own face, resulting in a punctured cheek and a second try by shooting his own head with a gun which resulted in his death madsciencemuseum.com/msm/…
At the dedication of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in 1979, then-President Jimmy Carter greeted Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis - for the first time - with a big kiss on the cheek from which she recoiled. Raised in the South, it was a customary way for Carter to greet someone. orlandosentinel.com/news/…
A 12 year old French boy faked his own kidnapping, going so far as to lie to police, saying he was taken by a cheek-scarred villain, all so that he wouldn't have to go to the dentist. nydailynews.com/news/worl…
Tippi Hedren was traumatized while filming Hitchcock’s The Birds. He told her mechanical birds were to be used during the famous bedroom scene. Instead she endured 5 days of prop men flinging dozens of live gulls, ravens and crows at her. One of the birds gouged her cheek and just missed her eye en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tip…
The Huns practiced 'Artificial Cranial Deformation' or head binding on their children to give them a terrifying appearance. Boys were also cut on both cheeks at birth according to ancient sources. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art…
When you want to squish someone’s cheeks, nuzzle someone you like, or feel other bizarre reactions to things you find adorable, you’re demonstrating β€œcute aggression”. independent.co.uk/news/sc…
There is a tongue-in-cheek parody of lists made of scientists who 'dissent from Darwinism' called "Project Steve." It only accepts signatures from scientists named "Steve" and has beat out all lists of creation-believing scientists. ncse.com/project-steve
In 1958 in Monroe, North Carolina, two black boys, 7-old David Simpson and 9-old James Hanover Thompson, were arrested after being kissed by a white girl on their cheeks in a neighborhood game. They were charged with molestation and sent to reform school. npr.org/2011/04/29/135815…
A NASA scientist conducted a tongue-in-cheek experiment to see what animals drivers are more likely to hit, he placed rubber fakes on the side of the road and found that 6% of drivers intentionally swerve to hit them, tarantulas being hit the most. livescience.com/21836-roa…
Michael's (Steve Carrell) kiss with Oscar (Oscar NuΓ±ez) in The Office's Gay Witch Hunt episode was and improv. The script only called for a kiss to the cheek, not the lip. The rest of the cast bursted out laughing but because the camera was focused on the two, the scene was usable. uk.ign.com/articles/2007/…
Frank Sinatra weighed 13.5 pounds at birth and had to be delivered with the aid of forceps, which caused severe scarring to his left cheek, neck, and ear, and perforated his eardrum, damage that remained for life. wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_…
When Washoe, first chimp to use sign language, was told that her caretaker's baby had died, she signed "CRY", touching her cheek and drawing her finger down the path a tear would make on a human (Chimpanzees don't shed tears) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Was…
Stephen Hawking can only speak at 1 word per minute. He does this by twitching his cheek to control a cursor on a screen theverge.com/2013/1/20/38…
Japanese game-show contestants are actually trained comedians, because the average Japanese person is too reserved to demonstrate the fear and anguish of being conveyored into another man's butt-cheeks. books.google.com/books?id…
In pre-War Germany, it was considered fashionable and a status symbol for young men to have a scar on their left cheek from dueling with swords. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Due…
Humans got prominent ass(cheeks) when they became bipedal. sbs.com.au/topics/science…
Maxwell House Coffee was not named after one of its two founders Joel Cheek and Maxwell Colbourne, it was named after its first big customer the 'Maxwell House Hotel'. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max…
Today I learned about Li's Field, a tongue-in-cheek conspiracy theory in Hong Kong that the city has a force field repelling tropical cyclones. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li'…
People who constantly bite the skin around their fingernails or on the inside of their cheeks suffer from dermatophagia, an impulse control disorder linked to anxiety and obsession en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/D…
Dogs have β€œincomplete cheeks,” which allow them to open their mouths wide but, conversely, means they can’t create suction like humans, resulting in scooping water backwards with their tongues. youtu.be/63Ch2pNkZwU
The "sleep" in your eyes when you wake up helps seal your eyes in an air tight fashion when they are closed; prevents tears from spilling onto your cheeks; and helps keep tears that coat your eyes from evaporating. todayifoundout.com/index.…
β€œthe most sinful street in the West” during the Gold Rush was Market Street in Denver. β€œMarket” referred tongue-in-cheek to the debauchery on the street. In turn, Market Street was previously Holladay Street, a reference to the legendary debauchery of Pony Express owner Ben Holladay. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben…
Rapper Nelly wore a bandaid over his left cheek to initially cover a basketball injury but continued wearing it in honour of ex St. Lunatic Lavell Webb (a.k.a. City Spud), who collaborated with Nelly on his hit song, 'Ride Wit Me'. ladbible.com/more/inspira…
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address was received along partisan lines. A democratic newspaper wrote "the cheek of every American must tingle with shame as he reads the silly, flat and dishwatery utterances of the man who has to be pointed out to intelligent foreigners as the President of the U.S." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Get…
During 'Brainstorm' filming, Natalie Wood drowned while on a boat with Robert Wagner and Christopher Walken. Wood's body was discovered 1Mile away and small dinghy found nearby. The autopsy showed bruises on her body and arms as well as an abrasion on her left cheek. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nat…
Giant Pandas appear to have chubby cheeks that are actually powerful muscles that help them eat bamboo. blog.explore.org/what-do-…

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