Joe Namath was actually drunk when he made his famous "guarantee" that the New York Jets would beat the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III. webcitation.org/67vz1aSjf
Owning a property doesn’t always guarantee that you own everything beneath the surface of that property such as oil, coal, or dinosaur bones. β€œMineral Rights” can have a separate deed than β€œSurface Rights.” geology.com/articles/mine…
Today I learned about the Β£100 million bank note, a real Bank of England note used to guarantee commercial bank-issued notes in Scotland. This means Scottish private banks issue their own notes with their own designs on them! fundraising.co.uk/2017/04…
Entrepreneur Laura Scudder (1881-1959), a pioneer of marking food with freshness dates & of using chips bags was refused insurance by male agents. After decades she gave up a $9 million offer for her company when the buyer wouldn't guarantee workers' jobs. (A later $6M offer did protect them.) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lau…
The Queen actually has two birthdays- one that was determined by the commonwealth and changed to be the second saturday of June, and another that is her actual one which is the 21st of April. The birthday is changed in order to guarantee better weather for celebration time.com/5248082/queen-el…
Tokyo Olympics 2020 bed manufacturer has reassured athletes that the recycled cardboard beds won’t collapse during sex. The Airweave bed manufacturer said the bed frames will be able to hold up to 440 lbs loads & guarantee structural integrity with no more than 2 athletes in one bed. independent.co.uk/sport/o…
In South Korea, only visually impaired people can be licensed masseurs, dating back over 100 years to a Japanese colonial law that was set up to guarantee the blind a livelihood. telegraph.co.uk/news/2018…
During the Cold War, US had four B-52 bomber aircraft armed with thermonuclear weapons, flying continuously routes to points on the USSR border. Overseas missile technology wasn't ready yet and US need to ensure fast retaliation to guarantee mutual destruction in case of a USSR attack en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ope…
In response to the infamous "Poop Cruise", Carnival's court filing stated that the passenger contract "makes absolutely no guarantee for safe passage, a seaworthy vessel, adequate and wholesome food, and sanitary and safe living conditions." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
In South Korea, only visually impaired people can be licensed masseurs, dating back over 100 years to a Japanese colonial rule set up to guarantee the blind a livelihood. uk.reuters.com/article/ou…
Dominos Pizza ended the "30 Minutes or it's Free" guarantee, in the 1980s, after a delivery driver killed a woman trying to meet the time constraint. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dom…
During WWII, the US military thought it could take as many as 7 to 12 atomic bombs to guarantee the surrender of Japan and a third bombing was already in the works. The narrative of using just 2 materialized only after US occupation started. outrider.org/nuclear-weap…
Fertility clinics in the U.S. can guarantee a child's sex if requested by the would-be parents. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pre…
Domino's dropped its "30 minutes or less" guarantee in the US in 1993 after a series of lawsuits accused the company of promoting unsafe driving. mentalfloss.com/article/6…
Bold Lane Car Park is said to be "one of the most secure places in the world," and includes 190 CCTV cameras, motion sensors, lockdowns, and a guarantee to cover the costs of repairing any damage caused by "theft of or theft from the vehicle while secured in the car park". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bol…
If you bought $350 million worth of Powerball tickets (at $2 a ticket), it's theoretically possible to guarantee winning as there are approximately 'only' 175 million possible number combinations. cnbc.com/id/49981575
The creator of Sea-Monkeys also created the β€œInvisible Goldfish”, a kit that included a glass bowl, handbook & fish food with 100% guarantee that the buyer would never see the fish. β€œThe greatest trick the Invisible Goldfish ever pulled was convincing the world they existed.” youtube.com/watch?v=A0xXK…
Domino's Pizza cancelled their '30 minutes or less' guarantee because of their drivers causing accidents while rushing to deliver pizzas on time, resulting in at least one fatality. articles.chicagotribune.c…
Using services like Mint puts you in breach of cardholder agreements with your bank, thereby voiding your security guarantee. moneysense.ca/spend/the-b…
It is a mortal sin to withhold a just wage in Catholicism. Remuneration "should guarantee man the opportunity to provide a dignified livelihood for himself and his family on the material, social, cultural and spiritual level." vatican.va/archive/ccc_cs…
When asked who Sally is in the song "Don't Look Back in Anger", Noah Gallagher responded "It's just a word that fit, y'know, might as well throw a girl's name in there. It's gotta guarantee somebody a shag off a bird called Sally, hasn't it?" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don…
George Zimmer, the" I guarantee it" meme persona and Men's warehouse founder, was fired by Men's Warehouse in 2013, and then founded an online tux rental company "Generation Tux" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geo…
'Goldman dilemma' is a question a physician asked elite athletes asking whether they would take a drug that would guarantee them overwhelming success in sport, but cause them to die after 5 years. Almost 50% athletes responded that they would. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gol…
The U.S. is one of only a few countries that does not guarantee retroactive amelioration (reduction of prison sentence based on changes in the law) takepart.com/article/2013…
In Transformers the Movie (animated) Spike says "oh shit" so they could guarantee a PG rating because in the 80's a G rated movie couldn't be shown as often as PG, PG-13 or R. imdb.com/title/tt0092106/…
Ancient Greeks built a 7 mile wall from Athens to the port of Piraeus to guarantee safe passage to the sea en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lon…
An Australian investment group bought almost every numerical combination of tickets for the Virginia state lottery to guarantee a win four times their investment and won, legally. nytimes.com/1992/02/25/us…
Minutemen & Black Flag recorded a secret jam session then agreed to release the project only after one band had disbanded. "Minuteflag" was released after D. Boon's death. Etched into the vinyl was this message: β€œIf There’s One Thing Life Can Guarantee … It’s In Keeping It’s Meaning A Mystery.” magnetmagazine.com/2012/0…
You can send in Jansport backpacks to be repaired, and if it's unsalvageable, they'll send you a new one. It's a lifetime guarantee. My friend's done this multiple times in the past 15 years. jansport.com/js_warrantie…
The US Constitution does not explicitly guarantee the right to vote politifact.com/wisconsin/…
George Zimmer ("You're going to like the way you look. I guarantee it.") is a philanthropic supporter of the therapeutic use of MDMA and marijuana legalization. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geo…
In β€˜06 Sun Microsystems cofounder Scott McNealy said regarding not previously acquiring Apple, "I guarantee you it will be hard to sell an iPod 5 or 7 years from now when every cell phone can access your entire music library wherever you are.".. Spotify launched in the US in β€˜11, 5 years later. theregister.co.uk/2006/01…
In his prime, there was 2 Wayne Gretzky's available for most fantasy hockey leagues - One for assists and one for goals. Otherwise having him on your team would more or less guarantee you a spot in 1st place. dobberhockey.com/hockey-h…
Coca-Cola makes bottles of ice and filled with soda in Colombia, to guarantee an ice cold beverage and cut down on waste. foxnews.com/leisure/2013/…
Buying a ticket for a Greyhound bus does not guarantee seating; seats are first-come, first-serve. "We don't book tickets...it's like riding a city subway or transit system." news-leader.com/apps/pbcs…
It is highly dangerous to go across the gated and secured border of Sudan and South Sudan. Bribing is a possibility, but does not guarantee entry into South Sudan wikitravel.org/en/South_S…
In the 1930 inuagural world cup there were only four European teams because of the length and cost required to make the trip to Uruguay. In Romania the King stepped in, hand picked the team and negotiated with employers to help guarantee jobs for the players upon their return. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/193…
The U.S. Constitution still does not guarantee equal rights for women. eraeducationproject.com/w…
The Articles of Confederation included an article that would guarantee Canada admittance to the United States if they declared independence. sparknotes.com/history/am…
In Michigan, if you are an out of state driver pulled over for speeding you must leave your driver's license or $100 cash with the cop to guarantee your appearance in court. (Or a guaranteed appearance certificate, whatever that is) michigan.gov/msp/0,4643,7…
In 1963, the US Air Force launched 480 million tiny copper needles in an effort to guarantee the ability to communicate across the globe in the event that undersea cables were cut by hostile forces. damninteresting.com/earth…
Brazil will soon guarantee each citizen an unconditional minimum livable income wiki-europa.info/index.ph…
In 1967, the US Patent Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ruled the term 'Montessori' is generic. Therefore, in the U.S., the term can be used freely without giving any guarantee of how closely, if at all, a program applies Montessori's work. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mon…
The Constitution of North Korea guarantees citizens "freedom of speech, of the press, of assembly, demonstration and association. The State shall guarantee conditions for the free activity of democratic political parties and social organizations." en.wikisource.org/wiki/Co…
The US Constitution does not guarantee anyone the right to be considered innocent until proven guilty. This principle is not enshrined in any founding document or legislation, and is only in force through an 1894 Supreme Court decision which could theoretically be overturned at any time. wiki.answers.com/Q/Where_…
Every time a Time Warner Cable technician is late for, or misses a scheduled maintenance appointment, the customer is entitled to a $20 credit applied to their bill as a part of the "On Time Guarantee" clause. timewarnercable.com/en/re…
The Equal Rights Amendment, a proposal to guarantee equal rights for women in the American constitution, was ratified by 35 of the 38 states it needed. It was defeated largely because social conservatives opposed women being subject to the Draft. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equ…
Soviet leader Nikita Khruschev once said, "I would very much like to go and see Disneyland. But then, we cannot guarantee your security, they say. Then what must I do? Commit suicide? What is it? Is there an epidemic of cholera there or something?" history.com/this-day-in-h…

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