In the state of Vermont, some homes have diagonal windows named "witch's windows", which are nearly exclusive to homes in that state vpr.org/post/whats-histor…
Old homes in Vermont have diagonal windows called Witch windows, meant to stop witches from flying in on their broomsticks. schmidtroofing.com/peculi…
The red and white diagonal Jersey of AS Monaco football club has been design by actress Grace Kelly. asmonaco.com/en/hommage-t…
Today I learned about 'Franks Sign'. A diagonal crease in an ear lobe, which has been hypothesised to be a predictor of cardiovascular and coronary artery disease in older populations. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
"witch windows", or diagonal windows, exist almost exclusively in Vermont. The name comes from the superstition that witches cannot fly their broomsticks through slanted windows. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wit…
Today I Learned that the diagonal of a 4D Cube is equal to 2 edge lengths of itself. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tes…
Pineapple scales form diagonal rows corresponding with numbers in the Fibonacci sequence blog.doublehelix.csiro.au…
A diagonal crease on the earlobe is thought to be an indicator of Coronary Artery Disease. jcpconline.org/article.as…
Grand Central Terminal in NYC has a 'Whispering Gallery', where people can stand at opposite diagonal corners and whisper to each other across the room. mta.info/news/stories/?st…
Some US & British warships during WW I used the Dazzle Camouflage scheme that had bright, loud colors and contrasting diagonal stripes to make it incredibly difficult to gauge a ship’s size and direction that were designed to confuse the German U-boats. twistedsifter.com/2010/02…
Hammocks are Intentionally Wide for the Ideal Laying Position is Diagonal. This position provides the most support and comfort. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ham…
In France there is a geographic term, diagonale du vide(empty diagonal) which represents how the country has less population density diagonally from NE to SW due to it being a more rural area. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emp…
In 1991 a graduate student published a poem in the Chinese Communist Party's official newspaper under a pen name. A diagonal line of characters in the poem spelled out the hidden message "Li Peng step down", causing an uproar when it was discovered after the paper had already been distributed. articles.latimes.com/1991…
People with diagonal earlobe creases are at high risk for heart disease. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
"The method of measuring screen size by its diagonal was inherited from the method used for the first generation of CRT television, when picture tubes with circular faces were in common use. Being circular, only their diameter was needed to describe their size." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dis…
The "Vicky Mendoza Diagonal" from How I Met Your Mother, is based and named after the Mendoza Line, often used as the offensive threshold of a MLB player. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Men…
Previous designs of the push-button telephone included key layouts such as semi-circles and diagonal slashes. Only after extensive testing did the layout become four rows of three buttons, zero on the bottom. apa.org/research/action/b…
To serve the massive rivalry between Paul Newman and Steve McQueen, a concept called "diagonal billing" was created so that no matter how movie artwork or posters are viewed (top to bottom, left to right), both actors appear to have top billing. A technique now commonplace in movies today en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bil…
A small diagonal crease in the earlobe, called Frank's Sign, can be an indicator of cardiovascular disease and/or diabetes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra…
A diagonal window placed parallel to the roof slope on a house is called the Witch Window. The name stems from the superstition that witches can't fly their broomsticks through tilted window. timesargus.com/article/20…

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