Teeth are only able to experience one sensation, that being pain. When you eat or drink something too hot or too cold, or a dentist operates on your teeth, you will only experience pain because that is the only thing the nerves around your teeth respond to. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
Chronic cannabis users can develop Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, which produces cyclical vomiting and abdominal pain (and in some cases, compulsive showering with hot water, which alleviates the symptoms). The condition was first discovered in 2004, and little is known of how it works. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Can…
The largest flower garden in the world - nearly 18 acres containing more than 250M plants and yielding over 50M flowers - is located in Dubai. The hot desert climate requires the Dubai Miracle Garden to use over 750k liters of water per day sourced from the city's wastewater. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dub…
One of the special effects in Highlander (1985) was achieved by strapping car batteries to the actors’ legs and wiring them up so they’d spark when a sword struck. Production would pause while filming these scenes after three takes because the sword handles would get too hot. theguardian.com/film/2016…
Most British houses have separate hot and cold taps because of old laws to prevent contamination of the mains water supply bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england…
The coffee cup sleeve was invented by a dad who spilled hot coffee in his lap. smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
The Backstreet Boys despite having sold over 100 million records worldwide and being called as one of the world's best selling music artists of all time, have never attained no. 1 position in Billboard Hot 100 chart. They have had no. 1 albums but not any no. 1 single. billboard.com/photos/7318…
Costco's hot dog has remained $1.50 since it was first introduced in 1984. After the company president complained they were losing money on it, CEO Jim Sinegal put his foot down. "If you raise [the price of] the effing hot dog, I will kill you," Sinegal said. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
In 1974, Al Green was attacked by his ex-girlfriend, who poured scalding hot grits on him in his bathtub. history.com/this-day-in-h…
Today I learned of Gyorgy Dosza, who lost a battle and was made to sit on a smouldering hot throne with a burning crown on his head to mock his ambitions, followed by more torture that led to his death diaboliquemagazine.com/un…
3 adult games for the NES were created during the 1990s but Nintendo refused to license them. Peek-A-Boo Poker, Bubble Bath Babes, and Hot Slots are now highly sought after, fetching as much as $800 per game. nothingbutnostalgia.com/m…
The blast of hot or cold air from above entrances is called an 'air door'. It prevents inside and outside air from mixing, increasing a buildings power efficiency as well as keeping out dust and insects. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air…
Carole King has written or co-written 118 pop hits on the Billboard Hot 100. She also wrote 61 hits that charted in the UK, making her the most successful female songwriter on the UK singles charts between 1962 and 2005 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
Today I learned of Valentin Bondarenko, the first soviet cosmonaut to die. He suffered severe burn injuries from an accidental fire caused by throwing an alcohol-doused cotton ball on a hot plate inside an oxygen-rich isolation chamber after a 15 day experiment, just 3 weeks prior to Gagarin’s space flight. military.wikia.org/wiki/V…
People in the final stages of hypothermia engage in "paradoxical undressing" because, as they lose rationality and their nerves are damaged, they feel incredibly, irrationally hot. They strip off their clothes to cool themselves down as they are freezing to death. ourcommunitynow.com/news-…
The creator of Taco Bell reverse engineered his taco recipe from a Mexican taco stand that was outselling his hot dog stand. The name of his new taco restaurant underwent several changes, from Taco-Tia through El Taco, before settling on Taco Bell. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tac…
In a zoo, tigers and lions are fed ice cubes made by freezing the blood known as "bloodsicles." This is done to provide cooling to them in a hot weather. npr.org/2016/07/25/487357…
The song "Rainbow Connection" sung by Kermit from the 1979 film, The Muppet Movie reached No. 25 on the Billboard Hot 100 and remained in the Top 40 for seven weeks. It was also nominated for Best Original Song at the 52nd Academy Awards en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rai…
Although the Mormon Church has banned hot coffee, they do actually allow caffeinated soda. Medical marijuana is also acceptable if its used as prescribed by a doctor. latimes.com/world-nation/…
The USAF (or what was then the USAAC) has had drones in use since before the US entered WWII. They started using them in 1938. Examples of UAVs date back to 1849 as hot air balloons and WWI as radio-controlled monoplanes commons.wikimedia.org/wik…
Anthony Kiedis, lead singer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, saved a baby's life whilst filming Carpool Karaoke. A hysterical woman approached the set screaming "My baby can’t breathe”, Kiedis calmly took the child and restored it's breathing through CPR. He then resumed filming the show. radiox.co.uk/artists/red-…
Hot air balloons can only be steered by wind currents baileyballoons.co.uk/2018…
The invention of the hot air balloon was inspired by Joseph Montgolfier’s wife’s underwear. nationalpost.com/entertai…
Joe Green alongside Mark Zuckerberg created Facemash the hot or not predecessor to Facebook. Green was offered shares of Facebook, but turned them down since Greens father famous Mathematician Mark Green told him to stay out of trouble. Those shares today are worth billions of dollars en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe…
The mostly glass Vdara hotel in Las Vegas was said to have it's own "death ray" due to the way the glass reflected the sun into the pool area and was hot enough to singe hair or melt plastic cups. nbcnews.com/id/wbna394033…
In the Philippines Balut, a fertilized developing duck egg embryo, is commonly sold as street food. The egg is incubated and is usually about a week short of hatching. It was once considered a delicacy but is now as common as ice cream on a hot day. mashed.com/158543/the-unt…
Today I learned about Paradoxical Undressing, a rare symptom of hypothermia where the patient undresses due to vasoconstriction tricking him into thinking that he is hot. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyp…
When Alan Alda was seven years old he contracted polio. To combat the disease his parents administered a painful treatment regimen developed by Sister Elizabeth Kenny consisting of applying hot woolen blankets to his limbs and stretching his muscles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ala…
The 2007 comedy classic "Hot Fuzz" features uncredited cameos from Cate Blanchett (Janine) and Peter Jackson (Father Christmas), among others. screenrant.com/hot-fuzz-m…
In 1900 at a college football game in San Francisco, hundreds of people climbed on the roof of a glass factory to watch the game. When the roof collapsed they were dumped into a hot glass furnace where 22 died and hundreds were injured. sfchronicle.com/college/o…
A Colorado man almost died after stepping out of a hot shower into a cold bathroom from having a serious allergic reaction to the cold temperature called "cold urticaria" , which is an allergic reaction of the skin after exposure to cold temperatures, including cold air or cold water. livescience.com/cold-alle…
Swedish songwriter Max Martin has written or co-written 23 Billboard Hot 100 number-one songs and with this record, he is behind only Paul McCartney and John Lennon in the chart. His songs include "Baby One More Time"-Britney Spears, "One More Night"-Maroon, and "Blinding Lights"-The Weeknd. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max…
Today I learned of exoplanet K2-141 b whose precipitation isn’t raining water droplets, but is instead a β€œrain” made of rocks. The planet is so hot (over 5,000 Degrees F) that it has oceans made up of lava which evaporate, condense in the atmosphere, and then rain back to the surface as rocks. earthsky.org/space/k2-141…
The city of ReykjavΓ­k, Iceland, uses hot water to maintain the temperature of a section of its downtown pond so the birds living there always have a corner in which to swim, even in winter. icelandmag.is/article/sev…
Today I learned about a case report on a 19 year old wrestler who died after losing 9 pounds in 8.5 hours by exercising vigorously in a hot environment wearing a vapour-impermeable suit under a cotton warm-up suit. He resumed exercising 2 hours after the weight loss and died from cardiac arrest an hour later. cmaj.ca/content/158/9/117…
The song "Butterfly" by American rap rock band Crazy Town is based on a sample of "Pretty Little Ditty" from the Red Hot Chili Peppers' 1989 album Mother's Milk. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/But…
Red Cross Clubmobiles served free hot coffee and donuts to US soldiers in England. The Clubmobiles were staffed by women called "Donut Dollies." The service was so popular, Clubmobiles accompanied soldiers on D-Day and through the end of the war in Europe. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ame…
Paul C. Fisher created the space pen. The device writes upside down, in frigid or hot conditions, underwater, and in zero gravity. Pressurized cartridge ink, a gel-like solid turns to fluid to write. Pressurized nitrogen prevents air from mixing with the ink, so it cannot evaporate or oxidize. scientificamerican.com/ar…
On October 25th, 1760, King George II arose at 6 A.M., drank a cup of hot chocolate, and then suddenly died on the toilet from a ruptured artery. hekint.org/2020/03/10/the…
There is a radium-laced hot springs in Iran, the radium eroding from rocks underground. Despite the cancer risk associated with the radiation, the hot springs are used as spas and are a popular tourist destination. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ram…
Sharkey vs. Jeffries (1899), the first boxing match filmed for motion pictures, required lights for filming that were so hot that they burned the hair from the top of both fighters' heads. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom…
The song "Thriller" by Michael Jackson peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100. It never hit #1. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thr…
Standing near a Gympie-Gympie Tree can cause hives and nosebleeds, while touching one causes a severe pain "like being burnt with hot acid and electrocuted at the same time." The pain can last up to two years. australiangeographic.com.…
The origins of Chicago's nickname of the Windy City has NOTHING to do with weather- it actually stems from a late 19th century description that its residents were β€œwindbags” and β€œfull of hot air" rd.com/article/chicago-wi…
A New York deaf man sued Pornhub for not providing closed captioning to all of their videos. Despite Pornhub's VP asserting that they do have a closed captions video section, the man's lawsuit specifically cites β€œHot Step Aunt Babysits Disobedient Nephew" as a video that lacked closed captions. abcnews.go.com/US/deaf-ma…
The worlds hottest chili pepper called Dragons Breath Chili Pepper is so hot that just by easting one it could kill you. It is also known as the "Weapons Grade Pepper". bestlifeonline.com/world-…
Iceland has so much geothermal energy that it has hot water distribution systems straight to houses c40.org/case_studies/the-…
The Red Hot Chili Peppers had signed a deal with Sony to record "Blood Sugar Sex Magik" but were phoned,congratulated and encouraged by Mo Ostin the CEO of Warner so they re-negotiated and recorded with Warner. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blo…
The single Justified and Ancient by The KLF and Tammy Wynette returned her to the US Billboard Hot 100 for the first time since 1969 reaching number 11 in 1991. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jus…
The Beatles were inspired to write Good Day Sunshine during the unusually hot UK summer of 1966. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goo…

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