Martens cause an estimated $65 million in damage to cars in Germany each year by chewing on rubber and plastic components. jalopnik.com/how-cute-fer…
When they were first released, 80 % of Doc Martens boots were bought by housewives en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/D…
To get a real Doc Martens boots now, you have to buy a pair of Solovair solovairdirect.com/pages/…
Phone manufacturer Nokia is named after the forest animal Marten, whose fur has been prized by trappers since the middle ages. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Croatia's currency, kuna, actually translates as 'marten.' Martens are depicted on the obverse of 1, 2, and 5 kuna coins. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
A single Stone Marten went on a rampage in Munich, Germany in 1988 damaging 100 cars in one night. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bee…
The Young Ones comedy had bands playing at random parts in episodes so it was classed as 'light entertainment' and not a sitcom, as the BBC has no budget for sitcoms at the time eightieskids.com/you-wont…
, Queen Elizabeth has someone on her staff whose job it is to break in her shoes. people.com/royals/queen-e…
Today I learned of the Bridegroom's Oak. A 500yo tree with its own postal address, those seeking love can both send love letters as well as check and reply to those they wish. It receives around 1000 letters a year and has allegedly been responsible for at least 100 marriages. bbc.com/travel/story/2018…
The Capirote (pointy hat) does not originate from the Klu Klux Klan, and is still used by other organizations today. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cap…
Many American men's dress shoes have a notch cut out of the heel, referred to as "The Gentleman's Notch". valetmag.com/ask-valet/st…

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