What we think of as a daisy or sunflower β€˜flower’ is actually a composite of many flowers. The β€˜petals’ are actually ray flowers; and the center is composed of many tiny disc flowers. This is true of all flowers in the Asteraceae family. homeguides.sfgate.com/cha…
The name Daisy is short for Margaret en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dai…
The actress who played Daisy Duke in "The Dukes of Hazzard", Catherine Bach, was required by network censors to wear flesh-toned tights under her Daisy Dukes vice.com/en_asia/article/…
"Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)" was the first song ever sung by a computer using speech synthesis. This is referenced in 2001: A Space Odyssey when HAL 9000 sings the song as astronaut David Bowman dismantles his brain. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dai…
Only 5 films have won the Academy Award for Best Picture without being nominated for Best Director. The Green Book (2018) Argo (2012), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Grand Hotel (1932), and Wings (1927). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dri…
Rats and mice have hooked sperms and in some species they hook together to make a daisy chain that can swim faster pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/1…
In 2017, Doug Liman directed a movie that cost $100m and starred Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley, Mads Mikkelsen, and David Oyelowo but it has yet to be released and still has no release date in sight. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
The writers of Malcom in the Middle had a game called "What won't Bryan [Cranston] do?" that culminated in him wearing the infamous suit of bees. They gave up and changed it to "What can't Bryan do?" which saw Hal disco-skating, washing a car in Daisy Dukes, and painting with his full body. gq.com/story/bryan-cranst…
While she was playing Daisy Duke on the Dukes of Hazzard (1979-1985) Catherine Bach's legs were insured for a million dollars. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat…
Today I learned about Daisy Girl. A controversial attack ad used by Presiden Lyndon Johnson against his opponent Barry Goldwater, who had shown willingness to use nuclear weapons during the Vietnam War youtu.be/riDypP1KfOU
Morgan Freeman didn't appear in a movie until age 34, and didn't get a big role until he was 52, with Driving Miss Daisy and Glory en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mor…
Today I learned about Violet Hilton, a conjoined twin who suffered the gruesome fate of dying of the flu 2-4 days after her twin Daisy had already succumbed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dai…
Today I learned about Violet Hilton, a conjoined twin who suffered the gruesome fate of dying of the flu 2-4 days after her twin Daisy had already succumbed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dai…
The last Best Picture Oscar winner that was rated PG, was Driving Miss Daisy in 1989 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dri…
There is a Super Mario Chess Game, and instead of Princess Peach or Daisy, Luigi is the Queen. chess-site.com/chess-sets…
Doom Guy has a pet rabbit named Daisy. doom.fandom.com/wiki/Dais…
The company Daisy Outdoor Products sold windmills and gave a complementary BB guns with every purchase. The BB guns became so popular that they stopped selling windmills and started selling BB guns. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dai…
At just 9 years old, Daisy Ashford wrote a novel, "The Young Visiters", which went on to sell over half a million copies. nytimes.com/1972/01/18/ar…
The names Daisy, Megan, Molly, Peggy and Rita are all diminutives of the same name: Margaret en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
On her first day of filming for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Daisy Ridley (Rey) was criticised by director JJ Abrams, who claimed that her acting was wooden. telegraph.co.uk/film/star…
HAL9000 in the 2001: A Space Odyssey sings "Daisy, Daisy..." when he gets turned off beacuse it was the first song ever to be sang by a computer (in 1961 by IBM7094) youtube.com/attribution_l…
The "Daisy Girl" political ad for Lyndon B. Johnson only ran once, in 1964, but was considered an important factor in his landslide victory and remains one of the most controversial political ads ever. cnn.com/2014/09/07/politi…
Alexander Turner, father of American poet Daisy Turner, was a slave who escaped from his Virginia plantation during the Civil War, joined the Union Army, and guided his regiment back to the plantation where he killed his former overseer en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dai…
The Doom Marine canonically had a pet rabbit named Daisy, introduced in the original 1993 DOOM. Daisy is also referenced in two other id Software titles. doomwiki.org/wiki/Daisy
Four identical clones of Dolly the sheep (Daisy, Debbie, Dianna, and Denise) are still alive and healthy at nine years old bbc.com/news/science-envi…
Today I learned of a conjoined twin, Violet Hilton, that was attached to her dead sister, Daisy, for 2-4 days before passing away herself allthatsinteresting.com/h…
When siamese twin Daisy Hilton died, her sister Violet remained alive and attached to her for several days before they were both found dead. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dai…
The Brandy Daisy, a cocktail of citrus juice and brandy, was the forerunner of the Margarita. Margarita is the Spainish name for Daisy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra…
JJ Abrams criticized Daisy Ridley's performance on the set of The Force Awakens on the first day of shooting, calling it "wooden." cinemablend.com/new/J-J-A…
Jamie Oliver's children's actual legal names are Poppy Honey Rosie, Daisy Boo Pamela, Petal Blossom Rainbow, and Buddy Bear Maurice. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam…
Donald Duck has an ex-girlfriend named Donna Duck. She moves from Mexico to become Donald's neighbor and to make Daisy jealous. disney.wikia.com/wiki/Don…
British Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver has five children, named Poppy Honey Rosie, Daisy Boo Pamela, Petal Blossom Rainbow, Buddy Bear Maurice, and River Rocket. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam…
April, May and June Duck (Daisy Ducks nieces) have a different modernized design in the Netherlands disney.wikia.com/wiki/Apr…
There is a plant called "Electric Daisy" who's leaves will make you salivate uncontrollably. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acm…
Lyndon Johnson aired the ad, "Daisy" during his 1964 re-election campaign against Barry Goldwater and it became known as the first attack ad against a political candidate. smithsonianmag.com/histor…
Jamie Oliver's children's first names are: Poppy Honey Rosie, Daisy Boo Pamela, Petal Blossom Rainbow, Buddy Bear Maurice. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam…
Why HAL 9000 sang exactly "Daisy Bell" and the original reference is quite eerie. youtube.com/watch?v=41U78…
Today I learned of Scalesia pedunculata, a member of the daisy family found in the Galapagos Archipelago. Since it is difficult for trees to colonize isolated volcanic islands like the Galapagos, this plant has evolved a treelike form (growing up to 66 ft tall) and spreads across the islands in large forests. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sca…
Bo, Luke and Daisy destroyed between approximately 150-300 General Lees during the 7 seasons of The Dukes of Hazzard en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
The cover of 'The Great Gatsby' was illustrated by artist Francis Cugat and was completed before F. Scott Fitzgerald finished his manuscript. He liked it so much he told Cugat he wrote it into the novel; there's debate as to whether this is the iconic billboard scene or one describing Daisy theliteraryshed.co.uk/see…
Today I learned of Daisy Ashford, who wrote β€œThe Young Visiters”, a Bestseller in the 19th. Century with a misspelled Title at the age of nine. theparisreview.org/blog/2…
When conjoined twin Daisy Hilton died, her sister Violet remained alive and attached to her for several days before they were both found dead. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dai…
Image recognition algorithms can be tricked into seeing completely different things. An abvious schoolbus becomes an ostrich, a gold fish becomes a daisy. karpathy.github.io/2015/0…
The word "daisy" comes from the Old English name "day's eye," because the petals open and close at dusk. etymonline.com/index.php?…
When HAL 9000 sings "Daisy Bell" In "2001: A Space Odyssey", it's a reference to the first song ever sung by a computer (An IBM 704 in 1961) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM…
The BB gun company Daisy originally manufactured windmills, and included a complementary BB gun with each windmill purchase in order to promote sales. The guns became so popular that the company stopped selling windmills and started selling BB guns. en.wikipedia.org/w/index.…
Donald Duck isn't the only one with extended family. Daisy Duck has three nieces named April, May, and June Duck. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duc…
From Google Assistant that the "Daisy" song from 2001: A Space Odyssey, was actually the first song sung by a computer. IBM, 1961. youtu.be/41U78QP8nBk
Daisy Ridley acted in an interactive CPR video before becoming famous. youtube.com/watch?v=Csl6L…
The iconic scene in "2001: A Space Odyssey," where HAL sings "Daisy Bell," was inspired by "one of the most famous moments in the history of Bell Labs," in 1962, during which Arthur C. Clarke just happened to be in attendance. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM…

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