Cowboy boots are designed for safety. The high heel prevents your foot from sliding thru the stirrups, trapping your foot but if it does and you fall off the horse the lack of laces allows your foot to slide out of the boot preventing you from being dragged by the horse. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cow…
Regardless of method, there is a right and wrong order for tying your shoelaces, and doing it wrong results in a "granny knot" that makes your laces come undone much more easily. fieggen.com/shoelace/gran…
Today I learned of Mother Featherlegs, a prostitute from Wyoming named so for her frilly lace underwear. She was murdered by her partner "Dangerous Dick" Davis in 1879. There is a monument to her near Lusk, WY - called the the only monument in the United States to a prostitute. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mot…
The first documented use of toilet paper dates back in 589AD in early medieval China. Elsewhere, wealthy people wiped themselves with wool, lace or hemp, while others used their hand when defecating into rivers, using rags, wood shavings, leaves, grass, hay, stones, sand, moss,water, snow, etc. wikipedia.org/wiki/Toilet…
1k-10k sheets of toilet paper were manufactured during the early 14th century, what is now Zhejiang province... Elsewhere, wealthy people wiped themselves with wool, lace or hemp, while less wealthy people used their hand when defecating into rivers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toi…
A mother black lace-weaver spider will drum on her web to call her babies to come and eat her alive. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ama…
Queen Anne's Lace, a common wildflower in North America, was not found on the continent prior to the arrival of Europeans and is actually an undomesticated carrot. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dau…
, the Beaver Club was a dining club made mostly of Montreal's retired fur-trading Barons. They'd dress in golden finery, silks, and lace and tell stories of their survival in the wilderness over a grand feast. The reenactments of their canoeing prowess were highly destructive. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bea…
Queen Anne's Lace is a wild carrot en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dau…
Today I learned about Danny the Street, a DC hero that is a sentient street that can teleport. He crossdresses, by lining the streets with gun shops with frilly lace. He reverts to become a brick, kills a god, becomes a planet, then turns into an ambulance. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan…
Some restaurants in China lace their food with opiates to keep customers coming back qz.com/271411/to-keep-cus…
The decorative tag on running shoe laces is called a dubrΓ© or dubrae. Coined in β€˜94 by Nike designer Damon Clegg for an ACG boot. Clegg had no name to describe the boot’s ornamental lace tag, so referred to it as a β€˜doobrie’ – β€˜thingamajig’ in Scottish slang. The name stuck. sneakerfreaker.com/articl…
Lace monitors dig into a termite mound to lay their eggs, the termites then reseal the mound keeping the eggs at a constant temperature. The lizard returns 9 months later to dig the eggs out so they can hatch. cincinnatizoo.org/blog/an…
The extra shoelace holes at the top of running shoes are used to create a β€œheel lock” or β€œlace lock” to prevent blisters. youtube.com/watch?v=IijQy…
Queen Anne's lace is wild carrot. oardc.ohio-state.edu/weed…
Those little white flowers, Queen Anne's Lace, are also wild carrots. carrotmuseum.co.uk/wild.h…
Most people tie their shoes incorrectly using a "weak" form of the knot because it is easier for children to learn, however the "strong" version of the knot will keep your laces tied better. youtube.com/watch?v=zAFcV…
There are 2 Trillion possible ways to feed lace through 6 pairs of eyelets on an average shoe. fieggen.com/shoelace/laci…
Drug dogs aren't looking for drugs. They think they're looking for their toys, which police lace with drugs for training purposes getfreedogtraining.com/tr…
The loop in a shoe tongue is actually a feature that you put your laces in to prevent that shoe tongue from moving to the side all the time. youtube.com/watch?v=D93DP…
"Sister" Amy Archer-Gilligan (1868-1962), who ran a nursing home, killed at least 5 people by poison (including her husband) but was possibly involved in more deaths as authorities found 48 deaths total at her nursing homes. Her story inspired the play and film Arsenic and Old Lace. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amy…
Extra pair of holes near the top of my running shoes are for the "lace lock" techly.com.au/2015/05/12/…
There are 2 trillion ways to lace up your shoes fieggen.com/shoelace/inde…
Shoe laces won't undo when they're bound correctly; with the Two Loop Shoelace Knot. fieggen.com/shoelace/twol…
Coffee plants lace their nectar with small doses of caffeine, so when insects feed on caffeine-spiked nectar, they become much more likely to remember the scent of the flower and pollinate it further. nytimes.com/2014/09/04/sc…
Teaching kids to tie their shoes using bi-colored laces can really help a kid who has trouble remembering his right from his left kidsfashion.about.com/od/…
Sandra Ilene West is buried wearing a lace nightgown while seated comfortably in her 1964 Ferrari 330 America jcoday.typepad.com/blog/2…
The Nike MAG shoes from Back to the Future II actually exist! Only 1510 pairs were made in 2011, and sold at auction, some for almost $10,000 a pair. The originals didn't have power laces, but Nike is working on new models that do. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nik…
Queen Anne's Lace seeds can be used as a contraceptive sisterzeus.com/qaluse.htm
Today I learned of DC Comics' Danny the Street, a sentient and sapient stretch of roadway who is also male and a transvestite. His sidewalks are lined with various hyper-masculine stores which are decorated with frilly pink curtains and lace. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/D…
Carrots are a subspecies of Queen Anne's Lace. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dau…
You can't send basically anything to Italy, including scarves, lace, gloves, coffee, artificial flowers/fruits, footwear of any kind, haberdashery and a whole bunch more pe.usps.com/text/imm/il_0…
The flowers of Echinocereus reichenbachii (commonly known as the lace or hedgehog cactus)open for just one day. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ech…
Last year Nike applied for a patent for the self-tying power laces from Back to the Future II techcrunch.com/2010/08/25…
You can untie a double-knotted shoe by just pulling on one of the laces.

I've spent hours of my life trying to undo these knots that I will never get back.

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The first powered flight was by a steam driven monoplane built by John Stringfellow. It took place in a disused Lace factory in Somerset. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
Carrots as we know them today are actually a form of Queen Anne's Lace en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dau…
AC Milan, an Italian Club was founded by Herbert Kilpin, an English lace-maker from Nottingham. news.bbc.co.uk/local/nott…
The seeds from Queen Anne's lace can be used as a form of birth control. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wil…
The common weed Queen Anne's Lace is the same species as the cultivated carrot (Daucus carota), and its seeds can be used as a powerful form of birth control. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Que…

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