Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451, released a limited 200 signed copies of the book bound in an asbestos cover making them fireproof. They rarely sell for less than $10,000. abebooks.com/books/Fahren…
Over the 125 years of the New York Public Library's existence, the most checked-out books are: The Snowy Day, The Cat in the Hat, 1984, Where the Wild Things Are, To Kill a Mockingbird, Charlotte's Web, Fahrenheit 451, How to Win Friends..., Harry Potter 1, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar nypl.org/125/topcheckouts
Alaskan Wood Frogs would freeze their bodies in the winter. Their breathing and heart beat also stops, allowing them to survive temperatures as low as -80 degrees Fahrenheit. Their bodies will thaw during the spring and come back to life. businessinsider.com/these…
On July 10th, 1980, then-52-year-old Willie Jones got heatstroke, which resulted in him having a body temperature of 115 degrees Fahrenheit. After spending 24 days in the hospital, he survived. He has since then held the Guinness World Record for highest recorded body temperature. npr.org/sections/goatsand…
In 2005, scientists discovered a planet 63 light years from Earth which they named HD 189733b. The daytime temperatures reach 1,700 degrees Fahrenheit, and it rains molten glass and silicone particles sideways at speeds of up to 5,400 miles per hour abc.net.au/news/2013-07-1…
Florida's hottest temperature ever recorded (109 degrees Fahrenheit) is 12 degrees cooler than North Dakota's record high (121 degrees) weather.com/news/climate/…
The temperature of the sand that sea turtle eggs are incubated in will determine their sex. If a turtle's eggs incubate below 81.86 Fahrenheit, the turtle hatchlings will be male. If the eggs incubate above 87.8Β° Fahrenheit, however, the hatchlings will be female. oceanservice.noaa.gov/fac…
The Danish astronomer who demonstrated light has a speed, invented a precursor to the Fahrenheit scale, and invented the mercury thermometer... also ran the police force in Copenhagen and fired all the officers because morale was low. independent.co.uk/news/pe…
The hottest section of Mars, its equator, can reach about 21 degrees Celsius (70 degrees Fahrenheit) at noon during the summer sciencing.com/warmest-par…
HTTP error code 451 = "Unavailable For Legal Reasons". Displayed when the user requests an resource which cannot be served a web page that is censored by a government. The number 451 is a reference to Ray Bradbury's 1953 dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451, in which books are outlawed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTT…
The the lowest naturally occurring temperature on Earth was measured to be -148/-100 degrees Fahrenheit/Celsius, recorded in tiny valleys near the top of Antarctica’s ice sheet news.agu.org/press-releas…
-Wimbledon tennis balls are kept at 68 degrees Fahrenheit. Warmer temperatures make the ball bounce higher and cooler temperatures make the ball bounce lower. To make sure the best tennis balls are used, Wimbledon goes through 54,250 tennis balls. wimbledondebentureholders…
, In 2012, Scientist at Large Hadron Collider stationed at France-Switzerland border, formed a quark-gluon plasma that reached the highest temperature created by man; 9.9 trillion degrees Fahrenheit. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lar…
On January 23, 1971, the U.S. recorded its coldest temperature ever at -79.8 degrees Fahrenheit (or -62 degrees Celsius) at Prospect Creek, Alaska en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cli…
Fine sugar particles are extremely flammable. So much that they caught a silo on fire in Georgia, 2008. The fire reached about 4000 degrees Fahrenheit. slate.com/news-and-politi…
The hottest known substance in the universe is actually created on Earth at the Large Hadron Collider. When gold particles are smashed together, for a split second temperatures can reach up to 7.2 trillion degrees Fahrenheit, which is hotter than a supernova. futurism.com/what-is-the-…
Tampa, Florida has never recorded a single day over 100 degrees fahrenheit currentresults.com/Yearly…
There are creatures called Tardigrades that can survive the end of humanity and live in outer space for over a week with no oxygen, and also these things can survive in temperatures of over -350 degrees Fahrenheit. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tar…
Sleeping in a cold room can help you slim down! A study shows sleeping in a 66 degree room (Fahrenheit) can help increase your fat burning ability by 10 percent! nih.gov/news-events/nih-r…
The average human body temperature has been dropping by 1/20 of a degree Fahrenheit per decade, since being established as 98.6 in 1851. The reason is improved health and thus reduced population-level inflammation; heat is a symptom of inflammation. medicinenet.com/script/ma…
The town of Warsaw, Missouri holds the records for the both the highest temperature recorded, and the lowest temperature recorded in Missouri. 118Β° Fahrenheit in July 1954, and -40Β° in February 1905 climate.missouri.edu/sigw…
During a 1966 film version of Fahrenheit 451, the opening credits were read aloud with no text, since it's about a world without reading matter. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ope…
-40 degrees is where Fahrenheit and Celsius are the same. -40 degrees C = -40 degrees F rapidtables.com/convert/t…
During WWII, J. Hunter Reinburg wanted to make ice cream for his men while stationed on a tropical island in the Pacific. He put the ingredients in a can mounted on the underside of his plane and would fly to 25,000 feet where the air temperature was -30 degrees fahrenheit. warhistoryonline.com/hist…
Ray Bradbury took 9 days to write his novella, The Firemen, in the basement of a UCLA library on a typewriter rented for 10Β’/30 minutes. After being urged by his publisher, he returned to the basement, got to work, and expanded his novella into Fahrenheit 451, which also took 9 days to write en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fah…
The Iranian blizzard of 1972 was the deadliest blizzard in history. It dropped up to 26 feet of snow and killed over 4,000 people. Those few who survived the -13 degree Fahrenheit temperatures were without water, food, heat and medical aid for days mentalfloss.com/article/2…
The bluest blue (to date) was accidentally discovered when a researcher received a grant to explore novel materials for electronics applications and tried to heat together oxides of manganese, yttrium, and indium at two thousand degrees Fahrenheit en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YIn…
Celsius and Fahrenheit intersect at -40, meaning -40C is the same as -40F. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fah…
Hawaii is the only U.S. state where a temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit has never been recorded (including Alaska). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S…
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is so loud, it’s acoustic sound waves heat up the surrounding atmosphere to almost 2400 degrees Fahrenheit smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
There is an actual short barber pole with a metallic sphere on top located near the Geographic South Pole. There is also a tradition where scientists at the South Pole Station run around the pole naked to join the "300 Club", enduring a range of 300Β° Fahrenheit (166Β°C) within a very short time. atlasobscura.com/places/t…
Today I learned about Kopperl, a town in Texas, that had a heat burst which caused hurricane forced winds, the temperature to reach 140 degrees Fahrenheit, and ears of corn to be roasted on the cob. Neighboring towns were not affected. alabamawx.com/?p=20008
In a "standard" 75 or 100 watt 120 volt light bulb, the filament temperature is roughly 2550 degrees Celsius, or roughly 4600 degrees Fahrenheit. hypertextbook.com/facts/1…
Nearly 150 years ago, a German physician, Carl Reinhold August Wunderlich, analyzed a million temperatures from more than 25,000 patients and concluded that the normal human-body temperature is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. baltimoresun.com/news/bs-…
An electrical arc flash, can reach up to 35,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Which is about four times hotter than the surface of the sun. frsafety.com/resource/Arc…
There is a temperature scale called the Rankine scale. It uses the absolute zero as it's 0Β°, but uses the number scale from Fahrenheit. (Compared to Kelvin, which uses the number scale from Celsius) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ran…
Ray Bradbury wrote the first draft of "Fahrenheit 451" on a coin-operated typewriter in the basement of the UCLA library. It charged 10Β’ for 30 minutes, and he spent $9.80 in total at the machine. e-reading.club/chapter.ph…
In Fahrenheit 451 the gov't didn't burn books because they were an oppressive dictatorship. The people voted to ban the books because they had short attention spans didn't want to be offended en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fah…
Milk will spoil twice as fast for every 18 degrees Fahrenheit that its temperature rises; if it’s kept at the correct temperature, it should stay good for about 5 days past the best-by date. cookinglight.com/eating-s…
The planet Venus is actually hotter than the planet Mercury. Although Venus is not the planet closest to the sun, its dense atmosphere traps heat in a runaway version of the greenhouse effect that warms Earth. As a result, temperatures on Venus reach 870 degrees Fahrenheit (465 degrees Celsius) space.com/44-venus-second…
Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 is the highest grossing documentary of all time. It made 119.1 million dollars at the box office. thewrap.com/top-grossing-…
Kelvin is NOT measured in degrees, unlike Fahrenheit and Celsius. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kel…
The average human farts 14 times a day, and at the time of expulsion, farts are 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. muscleandfitness.com/feat…
Today I learned about the British Thermal Unit (BTU): the amount of energy needed to heat one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit. The metric equivalent is the calorie. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bri…
The only countries still using Fahrenheit are the United States, the Bahamas, Belize, Liberia and the Cayman Islands en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fah…
There are only 5 countries (the Bahamas, Belize, the Cayman Islands, Palau and the United States) in the world that use the Fahrenheit scale as the standard temperature measurement in everyday life. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fah…
Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" was actually about how television destroys interest in literature, not about censorship and while giving a lecture in UCLA the class told him he was wrong about his own book, and he just walked away. laweekly.com/news/ray-bra…
The minimum temperature that can cause a burn is 44 Β°C (111 Β°F). From 44Β° to 51 Β°C (111Β° to 124 Β°F), the rate of burn increases by a factor of approximately 4 with each Celsius degree risen or twice per Fahrenheit degree risen, from 6 hours down to 6 seconds. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
There is a proposed HTTP status code 451 indicating censorship, referencing Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 novel theguardian.com/books/201…
That there are 200 fireproof copies (asbestos binding) of Fahrenheit 451. whitmorerarebooks.com/pag…

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