Today I learned about the Uncombable Hair Syndrome(UHS), a disease that, as its name says, makes the hair of people impossible to comb, due to the triangular shape of the hair shaft. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unc…
A cat's tongue is a high tech comb. The spikey things on their tongues are hollow so it can store saliva and transfer it to the skin through its fur. nationalgeographic.com/an…
Honeybees sleep between five and eight hours a day, some bees hold each other's legs as they sleep. Colonies are divided into different sectors of work. There are cleaners, nurses, security guards, also collection bees whose sole job is to cache nectar in comb. Promotions happen as well. bbc.com/earth/story/20160…
The Warty Comb Jelly does not have an anus in a fixed location on its body. Instead an anus develops when the jelly needs to defecate and disappears when it’s done. independent.co.uk/environ…
The warty comb jelly or sea walnut has a 'transient anus'. It forms a new anus (that immediately closes) every time it defecates. This has never been seen before and was observed only recently with this creature earthtouchnews.com/discov…
Harald Fairhair, the first viking king of Norway, according to the sagas made a vow not to cut nor comb his hair until he had unified all of Norway. He eventually succeeded, and is often depicted with long, blond hair. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Har…
In 1830s Argentina, women would wear 3 to 4 feet wide combs in their hair made of turtle shells. americanhistory.si.edu/bl…
In Sikhism, the five Ks are five items that Guru Gobind Singh commanded Khalsa Sikhs to wear at all times in 1699: Kesh (uncut hair), Kangha (a wooden comb for the hair), Kara (an iron bracelet), Kachera (100% cotton tieable undergarment), Kirpan (an iron dagger large enough to defend oneself) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Jelly fish and comb jellies are not relatives ocean.si.edu/ocean-life/i…
NASA engineers had issues with the honey comb insulation of the Saturn V rocket, so they ended up hiring local surfers, who had experience in working with the material, to apply it to the rocket. youtu.be/UYU-H6IOSEA?t=15…
, the warty comb jelly "sprouts a fresh anus every time it poops"!! earthtouchnews.com/discov…
In the absence of a Rooster, the alpha female chicken can take on male characteristics such as the large comb and waddle as well as spurs to protect the flock from predators. articles.extension.org/pa…
Ray Combs' final Family Feud he told a player that got 0 points "I've done this show for six years .. this is the first time I had a person that actually got no points and I think it's a damn fine way to go out. Thought I was a loser until you walked up here, and made me feel like a man" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray…
After the festival Burning Man, a cleaning crew combs through the grounds to clean up β€œMOOP” or trash as small as single hairs from wigs in order to pass a federal inspection. worldsweeper.com/Street/P…
According to Viking sagas, Gyda Eiriksdottir of Hordaland said she would not marry Harald of Vestfold "before he was king over all of Norway". Harald vowed not to cut or comb his hair until he was king of a united Norway, which he was ten years later. He sent for Gyda, and they were married. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gyd…
There are completely Black Chickens that have black plumage, black legs and nails, black beak and tongue, black comb and wattles, black meat and bones and even dark organs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aya…
"Christmas in the Stars: Star Wars Christmas Album" was released in 1980. It features Star Wars-themed Christmas songs and stories about a droid factory where the robots make toys and includes the single "What Can You Get a Wookiee for Christmas (When He Already Owns a Comb?)" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chr…
Owls fly silently due to specially designed edges of their primary feathers. When most birds fly, turbulence from air gushing over their wings creating noise. However, owls have their primary feathers serrated like a comb, which divides turbulence into tiny currents aka micro-turbulences. animals.howstuffworks.com…
Sikh's are expected to carry a comb that is to be used twice daily, a steel bracelet that is to be worn on the dominant hand, and a small dagger to defend against the repression of the weak. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sik…
The 'modern' Langstroth bee hive dates to 1851 when an inventor from Philadelphia discovered that gaps 6–9 mm (1⁄4–3⁄8) stopped bees building comb or cementing closed frame gaps. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lan…
Honey comb starts white but yellows over time due to dirt on the bees feet walking over the comb. youtube.com/watch?v=LI-9f…
It is impossible to comb the hair on a coconut flat. This is a consequence of a theorem in geometry called the "Hairy Ball Theorem". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hai…
Host Ray Combs' last Family Feud episode ended in a contestant getting 0 points in Fast Money. Combs told the contestant, "Thought I was a loser until you walked up here, you made me feel like a man!" Combs then walked off during the end credits and drove home without saying good-bye to anyone. youtube.com/watch?v=eKJxA…
There are sea wolves that live on the coast of British Columbia. They comb the beach for barnacles, herring roe, and beached whales, and some will even even eat salmon. Most of these wolves have never even seen a deer. ngm.nationalgeographic.co…
There are completely Black Chickens that have black plumage, black legs and nails, black beak and tongue, black comb and wattles, black meat and bones and even dark organs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aya…
Julius Caesar had one of the world's first recorded comb-overs lexundria.com/suet_jul/45…
Every morning up to 100 people would gather in King Louis XIV's room at Versailles to watch him wake up. They then watched his servants wash him, comb his hair, and dress him. en.chateauversailles.fr/d…
A comb-jellyfish species called Haeckelia rubra has been observed possessing Cnidocyte (Stingers of true Jellyfish) it shouldn't biologically have. It instead gets them by eating true jellyfish and repurposing the stingers of their prey for their own defense/hunting. faculty.washington.edu/ce…
A version of the comb over involving combing long hair in three separate directions is patented in the US since May 10, 1977. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Com…
The red thing on a chicken’s head is called a Comb, and it serves as a radiator. dummies.com/home-garden/h…
The afro comb was invented by ancient Egyptians theguardian.com/fashion/s…
A man called Patrick Combs deposited a junk-mail cheque for $95,000 - and the bank cashed it nytimes.com/1995/08/20/us…
There's a mathematical theorem called the "hairy ball theorem." It states that you can't comb a hairy 3D ball without getting a cowlick. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hai…
It exist a theorem called "The hairy ball theorem" that states "You can't comb a hairy ball flat without creating a cowlick" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hai…
Jeffrey Combs (who played Weyoun, Brunt in DS9 and Shran in ENT) originally auditioned for the role of Riker in The Next Generation memory-alpha.wikia.com/wi…
In 1977, Donald J. Smith and his father Frank J. Smith was granted a patent on the comb over hairstyle en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Com…
The Boeing 747 flies quieter due to naturally selected edges of their engines. When most planes fly, turbulence from air gushing over their engines creates noise. However, 747s have their engines serrated like a comb, which divides turbulence into tiny currents aka micro-turbulences. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
The inventor of barbicide, the blue disinfectant used to sanitize shears and combs in barbershops, actually hated barbers. Barbicide meant 'to kill the barber' en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar…
To defend themselves from giant hornets, Japanese honeybees lure the hornet scouts inside the comb, sorounds it in a ball, and start to flap their wings to literally cook, and kill, the hornet. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Api…
Combs are among the oldest tools found by archaeologists, having been discovered in very refined forms from settlements dating back to 5,000 years ago in Persia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Com…
'to heckle' is a term used in the textile industry meaning to comb out flax or hemp fibres. In the early 19th century the word 'heckler' came because the workers that heckle would listen to the day's news while working and frequently stop to furiously debate and ridicule. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hec…
Ron Swanson aka Nick Offerman (from parks and recs) actually runs a real wood shop and you can buy the stuff he makes on his website INCLUDING A MUSTACHE COMB offermanwoodshop.com/fors…
The blue liquid used to disinfect combs in barber shops is called Barbicide, and is so toxic as little as 50 mL can be fatal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar…
In Star Trek Deep Space Nine, two major reoccurring characters, both appearing in plot critical story lines across multiple seasons, were played by the same actor. The Vorta diplomat Weyoun and Ferengi liquidator Brunt were both actor Jeffrey Combs in different special effects makeup. en.memory-alpha.wikia.com…
Ray Combs, host of Family Feud in the 80s, hung himself after being involuntarily committed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray…
In 1991, Sean Puffy Combs promoted an AIDS fundraiser with Heavy D held at the City College of New York (CCNY) gymnasium, following a charity basketball game. The event was oversold, and a stampede occurred in which nine people died. nytimes.com/1991/12/30/ny…
Every morning up to 100 people would gather in King Louis XIV's room at Versailles to watch him wake up. They then watched his servants wash him, comb his hair, and dress him. en.chateauversailles.fr/h…
Sean "Diddy" Combs has acted on Broadway--as Walter Lee Younger, the leading role in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun. playbill.com/article/broa…
Scorpions have special comb-like organs on the underside of the body called pectines, which pick up ground textures and scents. And that they breathe through four pairs of book lungs, which are behind the pectines. australianmuseum.net.au/s…
There is a black variety of chicken. The birds are completely black: black plumage with a greenish iridescence, black legs and toe nails, black beak and tongue, black comb and wattles, black meat and bones and even dark organs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kad…
Ray Combs, former host of Family Feud in the early 90's hung himself in a Psych ward 2 years after being let go. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray…
In Japan, men with comb overs are called "bar code men", referring to the similarity between the striations caused by the comb and the UPC on products. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Com…
In North Korea, you may only have a comb-over if you are over 50, and it must not be longer than 7 cm. news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-…
The Hairy Ball Theorem explains why you can't comb hair flat everywhere on a sphere and why there is always somewhere on Earth where the wind is not blowing. youtu.be/B4UGZEjG02s
A Star Wars "Christmas in the Stars" album was released in 1980 featuring songs such as "What Can You Get a Wookie for Christmas (When He Already owns a Comb?)" starwars.wikia.com/wiki/C…
The government sent 10 ships and 65 airplanes to comb the Pacific for more than two weeks in search of Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan, in 1939. pbs.org/wgbh/americanexpe…
The comb-over has been patented. google.com/patents?id=H4k…
Sean "P Diddy" Combs published a photographic coffee table book of women's asses newyorker.com/books/page-…
Tortoiseshell which was commonly used to make combs, small boxes and frames and inlays in furniture & other items, frames for glasses, guitar picks and knitting needles... has been internationally banned since 1973 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tor…
In 1975, someone submitted a patent for the comb-over. google.com/patents?id=H4k…
There was a character on Scooby Doo named H.P. Hatecraft, created to pay tribute to H.P. Lovecraft. The voice actor who played him, Jeffrey Combs, was actually in a movie called Re-animator. A film based off a story from H.P. Lovecraft. scoobydoo.wikia.com/wiki/…
In 1991 nine people were killed from a stampede at a charity rap concert that Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs was overseeing and Heavy D performed at nytimes.com/1998/03/24/ny…
Today I learned of the honeyguide, a bird that got its name because, when called properly, the bird will instinctively interact with humans by leading them to a bee hive. The humans then steal the honey comb from the hive, and leave behind some of the comb and bee larva for the bird to eat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hon…
Frank and Donald Smith of Orlando FL hold the patent on the comb over freepatentsonline.com/402…
Sean (aka P. Diddy)Combs's father, Melvin Combs, was an associate of convicted New York drug dealer Frank Lucas.[5] At age 33 he was shot to death while sitting in his car on Central Park West, when Combs was a child.[6] en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/S…
P. Diddy (Sean Combs) organized a fundraiser in 1991 for which tickets were heavily oversold. 9 people died in the ensuing riot. history.com/this-day-in-h…
Jon Bon Jovi's first professional recording was for 1980’s "Christmas in the Stars: Star Wars Christmas Album." which features such songs as "What Can You Get A Wookiee For Christmas (When He Already Has a Comb)" music.cbc.ca/#!/blogs/201…
Nick Offerman (Ron Swanson) has an online store that features Woodshop items such as a $75.00 mustache comb. offermanwoodshop.com/shop…
In Japan, men with comb overs are called "bar code men", and in 1977 someone actually patented a particular comb over technique en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Com…
Justin Combs, P. Diddy's son, is currently a freshman at UCLA... on a $54,000 football scholarship huffingtonpost.com/2012/0…
The acient Egyptians had afro combs. fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/dept…
Diddy's (AKA Puff Daddy, Sean Combs) father worked for Frank Lucas, the Harlem gangster portrayed by Denzel Washington in the movie American gangster, and was gunned down in a gang attack when Diddy was still young en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puf…
Former Family Feud host, Ray Combs, became psychotic and eventually hanged himself in the closet of his hospital room with his bedsheets at age 40. suicide.org/memorials/ray…
Comb jellies are not actually jellyfish. diveadvisor.com/sub2o/com…
The "Comb-Over" was patented, aka "Method for Concealing Partial Baldness" science.discovery.com/top…
That the Khalsa must wear the 5 K's at all times - Kesh (uncut hair), Kanga (wooden comb), Kacchera (specially-designed underwear), Kara (iron bracelet) and Kirpan (strapped sword) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kha…
You can't comb a hairy ball flat without creating a cowlick. In mathematics, this is called the "hairy ball theorem" secure.wikimedia.org/wiki…
You can bend a stream of water with static electricity, see a comb in action here youtube.com/watch?v=1EVQm…
The comb over is patented google.com/patents/about?…
Puff Daddy/Sean Combs/P Diddy changed his name at advice from his psychic and numerologist as he thought it would bring him good luck books.google.co.nz/books?…
Some people cant comb their hair flat. EVER secure.wikimedia.org/wiki…
The actor behind Ron Swanson (Nick Offerman)'s got a website where he sells handcrafted wooden tables and mustache combs. offermanwoodshop.com/

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