Since India has more than 400 million vegetarians, every packaged food or toothpaste in India must have a mark to distinguish whether it is vegetarian or non-vegetarian. The vegetarian symbol is a green square with a green dot in the centre while the non vegetarian is the same in red. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veg…
The Olympic flag's colors are always red, black, blue, green, and yellow rings on a field of white. This is because at least one of those colors appears on the flag of every nation on the planet. olympic.org
In 2014, Pope Francis said he would baptise Aliens if they asked. He did not want to close doors to green Martians with "long noses and big ears". In 2010, a papal astronomer also said he would baptise Aliens if they asked, he said "Any entity – no matter how many tentacles it has – has a soul.” independent.co.uk/news/wo…
"Wake Me Up When September Ends" by Green Day is About, Lead Singer, Billie Joe Armstrong's Father Dying of Esophageal Cancer on September 1st, 1982, When Billie was 10 years old. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wak…
Most humans see about a million colors due to three retinal cones: red, green, and blue. Some humans have a fourth cone for orange light and can see 100 million variations in color. thecut.com/2015/02/what-l…
In Africa, people are planting a Great Green Wall of trees to stop the Sahara from expanding into arable land bbc.com/news/world-africa…
In May 1981 the citizens of Naphlion, Greece awoke to find small green frogs falling from the sky. The Greek Meteorological Institute surmised they were picked up by a very strong wind since the frog species was native to North Africa. newtimes.co.rw/section/re…
Every home game of Green Bay Packers has been sold out since 1960 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gre…
The Grinch is green because Chuck Jones (the director of the TV special) rented a car that he thought was a very ugly shade of green. The Grinch is black and white in the original book. mentalfloss.com/article/7…
The source of the term "green room" has been lost to history. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gre…
Most recordings of "White Christmas" skip the opening verse and start with the chorus. The opening verse, though, reveals the song is being sung by someone in "Beverly Hills, LA," where "the sun is shining, the grass is green/The orange and palm trees sway," but is "longing to be up north." kqed.org/news/83832/why-w…
When you eat a lot of green vegetables, some chlorophyll remains intact and when they pass through blood vessels near the surface of your skin, they engage in photosynthesis and you produce ATP (obviously in very small , but still!) jcs.biologists.org/conten…
Plutonium is a byproduct of Uranium, and doesn't come in green test tubes like the movies make it out to be. It's a metal, bearing similar significance to lead, and can be held in your bare hand without having to worry too much about radiation affects. pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontl…
In 1985 French Military Agents bombed a green peace vessel in a New Zealand harbor that was there to protest French Nuclear testing on a nearby island. The blast killed one crewmember. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sin…
The original Hulk was not supposed to be green, but gray. Due to a printing error, the hulk was showed up as green instead of grey. screenrant.com/hulk-grey-…
WIXX-FM, a radio station in Green Bay, Wisconsin, edits out "Minnesota Vikings" from the song "Truth Hurts" by Lizzo as if it were a swear word. greenbaypressgazette.com/…
Hakone Kowakien Yunessen hot springs spa in Hakone, Japan allows visitors to bathe in baths containing real green tea, red wine, and coffee. The spas are made from real ingredients known to rejuvenate the body and attract many visitors. lonelyplanet.com/articles…
Comedian Steve Smith (better known as Red Green of The Red Green Show) still performs as Red Green, with his most recent tour wrapping up in October of 2019. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
Harmony Korine was banned for life from The Late Show with David Letterman just prior to his 4th appearance on the show for going through Meryl Steep's purse in the green room, who was also a guest that night, and it was Letterman himself that caught him in the act. youtu.be/KRO6jZgQ6i4
In 2015, people who ate the Burger King Halloween Special had their poop turn bright green. This was due to the combination of food colourings in the burger's bun, which was black for the occasion. cbsnews.com/news/black-bu…
Although red, yellow and green LED lights have been widely available since the 1960s, blue and white LEDs did not exist until the 1990s. The people who invented the blue LED won the Nobel prize for it in 2014, as it finally allowed for them to display the full color spectrum with LEDs. physicsworld.com/a/my-fav…
When green lasers are exposed to freezing temperatures they become invisible (but still damaging) infrared lasers youtu.be/9tOcUyakk0Q
Serial killer Randy Woodfield was actually drafted by the NFL to play for the Green Bay Packers but was cut due to a series of indecent exposure arrests. He would go on to become the I-5 Killer and is thought to have been responsible for over 40 murders along Interstate 5 from 1980-81 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ran…
Today I learned of The Purple Earth Hypothesis Which States that Photosynthetic Life Forms of Early Earth were Retinal-Based Rather than Chlorophyll-Based, Making Earth Appear Purple Rather than Green en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pur…
Canada’s Parliament Building’s iconic green oxidized copper roof was originally mopped with horse urine to speed up the oxidization. cbc.ca/amp/1.3227517
Today I learned about Green Tobacco Sickness which is caused by nicotine exposure from handling tobacco leaves and causes nausea and vomiting that can lead to hospitalization osha.gov/green-tobacco-si…
In 1995, at least 15 green iguanas made an over 200 mile and 3 week journey from the island of Guadeloupe to Anguilla where they are now prominent. They had been clinging onto flotsam consisting of trees uprooted by a series of hurricanes. indianapublicmedia.org/am…
For the first 6 years of the production of the Ford Model T (1908-1913), it was only available in green, blue, gray (only for the town cars), and red (only for the touring cars). "Any colour so long as it is black" only started in 1914, due to the low cost, durability, and faster drying time en.wikipedia.org/wiki/For…
In 1961, a handful of the world's top scientists gathered at the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia, to give Dolphins LSD. They noted as soon as the dolphin on LSD had contact with another intelligent mammal, it wouldn't shut up. independent.co.uk/news/sc…
Besides white, cotton can grow in shades of green, blue, red, brown, and tan southernexposure.com/cott…
Today I learned of the Green Corn Rebellion, an armed socialist uprising in Oklahoma in 1917. The rebels planned to march on Washington and overthrow the president, but they were immediately betrayed by an informer in their midst. The incident was used to discredit Socialism and helped fuel the First Red Scare. smithsonianmag.com/histor…
Until WWII, Japan did not distinguish between green & blue. Green was considered a shade of blue, so green apples are called "blue apples" (ao-ringo) & green traffic lights are called "blue lights (ao-shingō 青俑号)." Today, Japanese traffic lights are green, but are a very blue-green. faqjapan.com/why-is-green…
The first discovered radio pulsar was nicknamed LGM-1 for "little green men." The power and regularity of the signals caused consideration that it could have come from an extraterrestrial civilization, but its discoverer, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, later found similar signals in other locations. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PSR…
Black tea and green tea come from the same plant. The only difference is black tea is fermented. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
Frank "Tony the Lip" Vallelonga, the real driver Viggo Mortensen portrayed in Green Book, appeared as an actor in Goodfellas, Godfather and The Sopranos moviemaker.com/real-drive…
The Wicked Witch in The Wizard of Oz wore extremely toxic paint to make her face green. It contained high levels of copper. The actress, Margaret Hamilton, had to be on a strict liquid diet while filming due to this. doyouremember.com/98597/i…
Today I learned of Harmony Korine, who had written his first movie at age 19, wrote and directed another by age 21, and wrote a novel before age 25. He was also permanently banned from the Late Show when David Letterman found him going through Meryl Streep's handbag in the green room. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Har…
Transient Lunar Phenomenon or β€œMoon Lights” are mysterious and unexplained spots of luminous colour that have been appearing on the moon for millennia. The astronauts on Apollo XI stated that they could see a green fluorescent light on the surface mere hours before they landed. earthsky.org/astronomy-es…
The popular Sriracha sauce in the US (in the green-capped bottle) tastes different because they have a different supplier of chile peppers. The owner sued the original supplier for $1 million claiming he overpaid. The farmer countersued and won $23.3 million and now makes his own sriracha. latimes.com/local/lanow/l…
The cover pattern on the Joy Division album Unknown Pleasures is the pulse profile of the first pulsar (rotating neutron star) ever discovered. Its unofficial name was LGM-1, LGM being an abbreviation of β€œLittle Green Men”. radiox.co.uk/artists/joy-…
During Russian Civil War there was faction called Green army that consisted of peasants who opposed all sides and fought to protect their communities from requisitions or reprisals. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gre…
Almost all mammals except for primates are red-green colourblind. This is because all living mammals descend from a small shrew-like species that lived in burrows and mostly came out at night, which had partially lost its sense of vision due to its dark habitat en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evo…
Today I learned about Hetty Green, the Witch of Wall Street. Know as "the greatest miser", she was said never to turn on the heat or use hot water, wore one dress and undergarments until they worn out, didn't wash her hands and ate fifteen cents pies. Her son lost his leg after she refused to pay. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Het…
While on death row, Ted Bundy reached out to a detective investigating the Green River Killer offering to help get inside the mind of a murderer. His insight helped lead to an arrest. biography.com/news/ted-bu…
Mark Hoppus came up with the opening riff to 'What's My Age Again?' by messing up the intro to Green Day's 'J.A.R.' kroq.radio.com/articles/r…
Today I learned of Raymond Robinson, a severely disfigured man who only went out for walks late at night so as not to cause a panic. Urban legend spread about "The Green Man", a faceless monster that wandered the roads at night. People who heard the legend are often shocked to find out he was a real person. historydaily.org/green-ma…
In Chinese culture the expression "wearing a green hat" signifies that a man's wife or girlfriend has cheated on him, because the Chinese phrase for "green hat" sounds similar to the word for "cuckold". Because of this, Chinese men won't wear a green hat. squirrelsofafeather.com/c…
The term β€œGreen Thumb” comes from the fact that algae growing on the outside of earthenware pots will stain a person's thumb (and fingers) if he or she handles enough pots. Hence, a person who is always working with flowerpots has a green thumb almanac.com/fact/can-you-…
The reason so many African flags have green, yellow and red is because of the Ethiopian flag; as one of the few independent African nations during the colonial period, the new countries of Africa looked to them for inspiration en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pan…
The Very First Kermit The Frog Puppet Was Made Of An Old Green Coat Creator Jim Henson's Mother Owned, And A Ping Pong Ball Cut In Half. britannica.com/topic/Kerm…

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