Mink are extensively used for eyelash extensions. bostonmagazine.com/fashio…
Sephora sold false eyelashes made from mink fur. independent.co.uk/life-st…
Today I learned about a bear name Mink that lived in Hanover, New Hampshire. A man used to feed her donuts everyday but unfortunately the man died. She ventured into town in search of the treat forcing officials to relocate her. But the determined bear walked over a thousand miles back to Hanover. npr.org/2019/05/15/723466…
In the 1970s, physicists used a diapered ferret to assist them in cleaning the inside of a particle accelerator. The ferret, named Felicia, made dozens of runs before retiring as a pet on a mink farm. atlasobscura.com/articles…
The oldest college basketball player was Ken Mink who played in 7 games and scored 4 points at 73 years old espn.com/espn/eticket/sto…
Years ago, in the middle of the night two California animal rights activists broke into a local mink farm wearing balaclavas and armed with bolt cutters and released more than 2,000 minks. Over 550 of the animals died and both men were sentenced to prison. furcommission.com/animal-…
Today I learned of the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, NY: one of the most polluted waterways in the US where, in 2007, a baby mink whale swam into the canal from the ocean and died popsci.com/science/articl…
There's a guy who uses minks to hunt rats as a service youtube.com/watch?v=RjebA…
The American mink, known for its soft fur, is actually a formidable rat hunter and can be used for pest control. youtu.be/qrohSeo8rvw
In 2006 a beaver pair moved to Alhambra creek in California. When they did they transformed the area into a wildlife refuge, revitalizing populations of River Otters, Minks, and various birds. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Matthew McConaughey's family lost out of a thirty thousand dollar lawsuit against oil of mink for acne scars after being voted most handsome in high school once his skin cleared. (story starts at 29:40 if you want to listen) npr.org/2013/04/23/178443…
There was a "Monster Mash" musical film in 1995. Bobby "Boris" Pickett played Dr. Frankenstein. It also starred Candace Cameron, Jimmie Walker, Sarah Douglas (Ursa from Superman II), Mink Stole (MANY John Waters films), the guy who voiced The Crypt-Keeper. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mon…
Today I learned that in 2009, the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute published a "Pretty In Mink" calendar featuring conservative women. Each month featured a different woman modeling fur, including KellyAnne Conway, Anne Coulter. cblpi.org/wp-content/uplo…
To "Hollanderize" (notably from lyrics in the Guys & Dolls song "Take Back Your Mink") meant to take your fur coat to get it cleaned at the end of winter. nytimes.com/1992/07/21/op…
-Elvis dyed his hair black because his movie idol, Tony Curtis, had black hair. He used Miss Clairol 51 D, β€œBlack Velvet” & even black shoe polish when dying his hair himself. The makeup depart. used β€œmink brown” to make it look black on screen. He had health issues because he dyed his eyelashes. popmatters.com/article/11…
The Animal Liberation Front released 10,000 farm-raised minks from captivity. Hundreds were immediately run over by cars, because they were fed from motorized carts and associated the sound of a motor with food. articles.chicagotribune.c…
The Swedish military hunted Russian submarines for 20 years...only to discover they were actually minks cnbc.com/id/102104629
For three years during the 1990s, the Swedish Navy mistook noises made by minks as signs of Russian submarines intruding on their waters news.google.com/newspaper…
A boy left home to live like Tarzan, fought a jaguar, became a pirate, a mink farmer and then a professional rower. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/J…
There was an American sea mink that grew to almost 3 feet long and became extinct between 1860 and 1870 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea…
Minks eat their own young if too much noise disturbs them discourse.net/2003/10/why…
The oldest college basketball player in history, Ken Mink, was on the court at the the age of 73 until being forced out. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken…
The reason that the "suicidal" dogs that jump off the Overtoun Bridge in Scotland may actually be chasing the scent of the mink which leads off the bridge neatorama.com/2009/12/12/…

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