General Nathan Bedford Forrest, once considered a hero of the Confederacy, changed his views post-war. He encouraged black advancement and endeavored to be a proponent for espousing peace and harmony between black and white Americans. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nat…
Mike Rowe (famous from Dirty Jobs) is an distinguished barbershop singer, and was named an Honorary Life Member of the Barbershop Harmony Society in 2017 barbershop.org/mike-rowe/
The 'Swastika' was a symbol of well-being and harmony used by Hindus, Buddhists and Jains until of course anti-Semitic nationalist groups (P.S. Nazis) decided to culturally appropriated it to an Aryan symbol to boost a sense of ancient lineage for the Germanic people. hinduamerican.org/blog/10…
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is the only group to work with 2Pac, The Notorious B.I.G., Eazy-E, and Big Pun while they were still alive dailyrapfacts.com/6494/bo…
The Bugis ethnic group in Indonesia recognize five genders within their society since the 13th century (makkunrai, oroanΓ©, bissu, calabai, and calalai). To the Bugis, coexistence between the five genders is necessary to maintain universal harmony and separating even one leads to unbalance theconversation.com/what-…
Today I learned of St. Martin de Porres - the Catholic patron saint of mixed-race people, barbers, innkeepers, public health workers, and all those seeking racial harmony. He was the illegitimate son of a Spanish nobleman, Don Juan de Porres and Ana VelΓ‘zquez, a free woman of African-Native American descent. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Director of 'Spring Breakers', Harmony Korine Was Banned From 'The Late Show' Because David Letterman Found Him Rifling Through Meryl Streep's Purse Backstage. theguardian.com/film/2013…
Mike Rowe is an honorary lifetime member of the Barbershop Harmony Society. His high school music teacher was quartet singer Fred King, who forced him into barbershop when he heard Mike's voice youtu.be/lLLx_7lTbFc?t=45
There's a Grimm's fairy tale about a mouse, bird, and sentient sausage living together in harmony pitt.edu/~dash/grimm023.h…
Despite the video showing all band members singing, the five-part harmony at the start of Queen's Bohemian Rapsody was all performed by Freddie Mercury en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boh…
Harmony Korine was personally banned from the Late Show by David Letterman after being found going through Meryl Streep's purse while intoxicated youtube.com/watch?v=KRO6j…
Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, has casually studied subatomic physics, cosmology, biology and psychology throughout his life and frequently encourages harmony between science and Buddhism dalailama.com/messages/bu…
Albert Einstein believed in "Spinoza's God", who "reveals himself in the harmony of all that exists, not in a God who concerns himself with the fate and the doings of mankind." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rel…
Phil Collins is an honorary member of the Hip-Hop group, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony due to the international success of their single, β€œHome”, on which Collins is featured. Collin’s moniker for the group is β€œChrome Bone”. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hom…
Today I learned about the Dunbar's number. It is a theoretical upper limit of the people one can maintain stable relationships with. Suggested between 100 and 250. So if a town's population is below the Dunbar's number, it is more likely to have harmony and peace that a larger town or city. ed.ted.com/on/SuXNvTzp
Bizzy Bone, of Bone Thugs and Harmony, was one of the first few abducted children in America that was rescued due to the efforts of John Walsh and America's Most Wanted. youtu.be/3VB2JSIKmho
The Pythagoreans of ancient Greece were the first researchers known to have investigated the expression of musical scales in terms of numerical ratios. Their central doctrine was that "all nature consists of harmony arising out of numbers". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mus…
Martin Luther King Jr. wore a Hawaiian lei during the historic Selma to Montgomery marches at the height of the civil rights movement, seeing Hawaii as a "noble example" of racial harmony hawaiimagazine.com/conten…
Ancient stone slabs in Japan had the following message: β€œHigh dwellings are the peace and harmony of our descendants. Remember the calamity of the great tsunamis. Do not build any homes below this point.” denverpost.com/2011/04/06…
Today I learned of a black wolf called Romeo who lived on the edge of suburban Juneau, Alaska for six years and made friends with the locals and their dogs. The most unusual relationship formed, allowing three different species to live in harmony. There was even a book written about him. news.nationalgeographic.c…
Quechua people in Peru and Bolivia have festivals where the men, women, and sometimes kids beat the crap out of each other in the name of social harmony youtube.com/watch?v=Az54T…
Fire posed the greatest danger to the Forbidden City, as it was constructed almost entirely from wood. The Hall of Supreme Harmony caught fire after being struck by a bolt of lightning just 100 days after its inauguration scmp.com/news/china/artic…
The a cappella introduction of "Bohemian Rhapsody" is a five-part harmony of overdubs by Freddie Mercury, not the whole band. en.wikipedia.org/?title=B…
In their 1983 film "Monty Python’s the Meaning of Life," the Pythons defined the meaning of life as "Try to be nice to people, avoid eating fat, read a good book every now and then, get some walking in, and try to live together in peace and harmony with people of all creeds and nations." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
The although the opening of the video of Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen shows all band members singing, it is actually a 5-part harmony that's all multi-track recordings of Freddy Mercury's voice. youtu.be/p3MjsrMNCbU?t=6m…
Indonesian President Sukarno ordered a Christian Architect to build the largest Mosque in the country. He also ordered it to be build next to a Cathedral and a Church as a symbol of the nation religious harmony and tolerance. (Indonesia has the world largest Muslim population) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ist…
The harmonious coexistence of the various religions along Pitt Street in the city of George Town in Penang, Malaysia has earned the street its nickname - the Street of Harmony. Places of worship of Islam,Taoism,Hinduism and Christianity are located within metres of one another along this street. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pit…
Today I learned about the Barbershop Harmony Society an international society for the promotion of Barbershop music. barbershop.org/
Fifth Harmony member Dinah Jane was forced to watch her grandmother's funeral on FaceTime because of the strenuous touring schedule bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articl…
The so-called "Tristan chord," from Wagner's opera Tristan und Isolde (F, B, Dβ™―, and G#), is significant is in its move away from traditional tonal harmony β€” and toward atonality. The notes are not unusual; What distinguishes it is its unusual relationship to the implied key of its surroundings. youtu.be/dWLp7lBomW8
Instead of dividing the backing vocals (low, medium, and high), Freddie Mercury, Brian May, and Roger Taylor, of the band Queen, would record each background part together in unison, twice. 3 part harmony = 18 "voices". This is considered to be a key element of the "Queen Sound". youtu.be/oUX0rXHRIHE?t=12…
The simple piano piece β€œChopsticks” was so called because the melody is to be played in two-part harmony with both hands held in a vertical orientation, little fingers down and palms facing each other, striking the keys with a chopping motion. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cho…
In Nara prefecture, Japan, deers and people lived in harmony for 1300 years. You can see deers all over the city. They are called "bowing deers" because they bow to people to get food. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sik…
Though the Bible is not clear on whether dogs go to heaven, it does make reference to different animals being in harmony with one another in the afterlife. bibleinfo.com/en/question…
There is a World Swastika Rehabilitation Day, where β€œthe goal is to return the swastika’s true meaning of peace and harmony to this ancient symbol regretfully hijacked by the Nazis” jews4rael.org/news.php?it…
The Five Races Under One Union principle upon which Republic of China was founded in 1911, that emphasized harmony between five major ethnic groups: Han, Manchus, Mongols, Uyghurs, Tibetans en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiv…
Today I learned of MS Harmony of the Seas, the largest passenger ship in the world, which can hold 6,780 people. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS_…
The crew of Gummo found the filming locations in real bug infested homes so disgusting that they wore hazmat suits. Finding this offensive to the homeowners, Harmony Korine and the cinematographer wore nothing but speedos and filp flops on set to spite the crew. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gum…
Soviet pseudoscientist Lysenko promoted Marxist theories in agriculture like "there will be no 'class warfare' among plants of the same species, so seeds can be planted close together and will grow in harmony." The adoption of these ideas in China caused crop failure and millions of deaths. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gre…
A German "genius" horse named Muhamed had the mental capasity to extract the cube root of numbers, perform music, and even distinguish between harmony and discord en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muh…
The Coke commercial campaign "I'd Like To Buy The World A Coke" was so successful that the song "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (in Perfect Harmony)" was written to the same melody. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%2…
In 2002, Bizzy Bone of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony wrote a song for the show America's Most Wanted and dedicated to Adam and John Walsh, encouraging abduction survivors to not keep their abductions a secret, as Bizzy Bone did after being abducted in the early 1980s. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
Warner Bros. created Looney Tunes as an imitation of a series of Disney cartoon shorts called Silly Symphonies. MGM also made its own version called Happy Harmonies, which featured Tom and Jerry. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sil…
Harmony Korine, director of Spring Breakers & Gummo, tried to make a movie called "Fight Harm", in which Korine provoked strangers into fighting him. His only rules were that the person had to be bigger than him & he couldn't throw the 1st punch. He was too badly injured to finish the film en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/F…
None of The Beatles actually performed in the recording session for their hit song "Eleanor Rigby" aside from John Lennon and George Harrison, who provided harmony vocals. The rest was done by studio musicians. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ele…
"Bizzy Bone", from rap group "Bone Thugs-n-Harmony" was abducted as a child, and found thanks to an "America's Most Wanted" made for TV movie. youtube.com/watch?v=G4UhA…
Bizzy Bone, of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, was abducted as a child, but was eventually rescued thanks to the efforts of John Walsh of America's Most Wanted. youtube.com/watch?v=ZwRtJ…
There is a programming language in which the programs are written in musical composition, and functional programs have jazz-like harmonies. esolangs.org/wiki/Velato
Rapper Bizzy Bone from Bone Thugs-n-Harmony was abducted by his stepfather at the age of 4 and was only rescued 3 years later after a neighbor saw his picture at the end of the made-for-TV movie Adam. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biz…
Bizzy Bone from Bone Thugs-N-Harmony was kidnapped at the age of 4 but was found with help from John walsh mtv.com/news/1453923/bone…
Nichelle Nichols, who played Uhura on Star Trek, was planning on leaving her role after the first season, but changed her mind after Martin Luther King, Jr. told her that her role signified a future of greater racial harmony and cooperation en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uhu…
A group of people wants to create a vegan eco-village in Europe based on a gift economy instead of money, provide free education and to live simply and in harmony with nature. eotopia.org/
In 1999, Harmony Korine (writer of the movie Kids) tried to make a a movie where he tried to verbally provoke strangers into fighting him. The movie was abandoned after six fights and filmed by David Blaine. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Har…
The Beatles "Because" is a Yoko inspired modification of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata. Vocal overdubs in 5 hour session resulted in 9 part harmonies. McCartney and Harrison both said it was their favorite track on Abbey Road. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bec…
Bizzy Bone from Bone Thugs 'N Harmony was kidnapped by his stepfather and abused for two years. He was rescued when his neighbors saw his picture at the end of the TV movie "Adam," about the murder of Adam Walsh. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biz…
The TARDIS is powered both by the time vortex and "the eye of harmony" which is an exploding star permenantly suspended in time tardis.wikia.com/wiki/Eye…
Hinduism is the longest existing religion. Devotees incessantly desire nirvana, or true harmony inside. "Nirvana governs what rules over nature" - Gandhi en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hin…
Doga is the practice of yoga with pet dogs in which dog practitioners seek to achieve a greater harmony with their dogs through meditation, gentle massage, and stretching. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dog…
The first ever use of double tracking in music, was in "Cinderella" When Walt Disney asked if Ilene Woods could sing harmonies to herself. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dou…
Filmmaker Harmony Korine had to stop a project in which he engaged random people in actual street fights because of injuries he suffered. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fig…
Bizzy Bone from Bone Thugs-N-Harmony was abducted at the age of 5. His photo was featured on the end of the film 'Adam', enabling his return to his family. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/B…
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony is the only rap group to record a song with Tupac, Biggie Smalls and Eazy-E (separately) during their career. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bon…
Bon Iver gives lyrics of their songs to audiences to duplicate harmonies on For Emma, Forever Ago. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bon…
The gay pride flag was initially supposed to have 8 stripes of color, but hot pink wasn't as available as the other colors, and indigo was then also dropped to bring it to an even number. Pink would have symbolized sex, and indigo would have symbolized harmony. slate.com/articles/life/e…
Bone Thugs n Harmony performed with a Hologram of Eazy E youtu.be/6aOP1YYAg_c
Mosquitoes only have sex if they can hear a 3-tone harmony. blogs.discovermagazine.co…
Today I learned of a town called New Harmony, Indiana. It was reformed during the industrial revolution by Robert Owen in 1825 in an attempt to create a socialist society. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New…
The background harmony to "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" was a mispronunciation of "Mbube" (eem-boo-beh), the Zulu word for "lion." 3rdearmusic.com/forum/mbu…
In India an "experimental" town was built in 1968 with the mission was a place where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and progressive harmony, above all creeds, all politics and all nationalities could "realize human unity." iisd.org/50comm/commdb/de…
The Singapore government has "banned the Jehovah's Witnesses and the Unification Church. The Government does not tolerate speech or actions that it deems could adversely affect racial or religious harmony. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
All four of the singing-in-close-harmony voice parts at the beginning of Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody ("Is this the real life...") were sung by Freddie Mercury en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boh…
In 1938, a US barbershop harmony organization was founded, aptly named SPEBSQSA or The Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America, Inc. as a humorous lampoon to FDR's "alphabet soup" agencies. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SPE…
According to legend, Pluto (Hades/the Devil) sent one of his princes, to earth to investigate marriage once the word of it reached Hades, as they were convinced that humans couldn't live in harmony and thus wedded bliss couldn't exist. He returned and confirmed that, marriages are miserable. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bel…
The U.S. Supreme Court Justices shake hands with each before they read a decision. The practice was instituted as a reminder that differences of opinion in the Court did not preclude overall harmony of purpose. pbs.org/newshour/updates/…
The original name of Bone Thugs n Harmony was the Band Aid Boys wikimusicguide.com/Bone_T…
Director Harmony Korine (Kids, Spring Breakers) once tried to make a movie in which he would actually fight random strangers on the street. After 6 fights he was hospitalized and production was stopped. allmovie.com/artist/harmo…
While Abrahamic religions spread by conversion, harmony between religions has been a cornerstone of Chinese philosophy since 600 BC. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/T…
The rarest dogs in the world sing in harmony newguineasingingdogintern…
Bizzy Bone of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony was abducted as a child by his stepfather and found after a neighbor saw his picture at the end of the TV movie Adam. The movie is about the abduction and murder of John Walsh's son. Bizzy later performed on Walsh's show, America's Most Wanted. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biz…
In China, their version of tweeting is referred to as "knitting" And that "endless harmony" is a euphemism for censorship nytimes.com/2011/07/29/wo…
Harmony Korine was in Good Will Hunting youtube.com/watch?v=CzKCG…
Historically, Japan was named The Land of Harmony,Peace,Balance" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nam…
Bone Thugs N Harmony released a "Crossroads" before they released "Tha Crossroads." "Tha Crossroads" is a result of Eazy E's Death. youtube.com/watch?v=234aK…
Harmony Gold, the company that developed Robotech, rents apartments too now. harmonygold.com/

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