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 man who crafted the original California Bear flag during the Bear Flag Revolt in 1846 (William L. Todd) was Mary Todd Lincoln’s nephew. sfmuseum.org/hist6/toddfl…
Napoleon Bonaparte's great-nephew, Charles Joseph Bonaparte, created the FBI. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
Tchaikovsky was in love with his nephew, or at the very least deeply infatuated with him en.tchaikovsky-research.n…
The Green Hornet is the Lone Ranger's grand-nephew en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lon…
Two and a Half Men's Jon Cryer played Lenny Luthor, Lex Luthor's Nephew, in Superman IV: The Quest for Peace. He now plays Lex Luthor on CW's Supergirl. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jon…
Jason Sudeikis from SNL is the nephew of actor George Wendt, known for his role as Norm Peterson on Cheers en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jas…
Stephen Lyon Crohn was a man that was born with a genetic mutation that allowed him to be immune to AIDS. He was also the great-nephew of Burril Bernard Crohn for whom Crohn's Disease is named. wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephe…
Caligula’s uncle survived the assassination of his nephew by hiding behind a curtain. As he was the last man of his family, he was declared emperor. Despite his lack of experience, he proved to be an able administrator. He had also survived past purges due to his infirmity. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cla…
Galvani's nephew, Giovanni Aldini, electrically stimulated the limbs of a dead man in public en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gio…
In reference to Donald Duck’s nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie, Disney's archivist Dave Smith, in "Disney A to Z", said, "Note that the brightest hue of the three is red (Huey), the color of water, dew, is blue (Dewey), and that leaves Louie, and leaves are green." d23.com/a-to-z/huey-dewey…
Lise Meitner, an Austrian-born physicist, discovered that atomic nuclei can be split in half. She and her nephew explained and named nuclear fission in 1939, but the recognition went to Otto Hahn for this discovery. He was granted a Nobel Prize in 1944 in Chemistry. britannica.com/biography/…
The Glorious Revolution, was the November 1688 deposition and replacement of James II and VII as ruler of England, Scotland and Ireland by his daughter Mary II and his Dutch nephew and Mary's husband, William III of Orange. This was also when gin (jenever) was introduced in England. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glo…
There was an attempt to steal George Washington's skull from his tomb at Mount Vernon. The thief accidentally ended up stealing instead the skull of one of the in-laws of George Washington's nephew from the same crypt. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Att…
American founding father George Wythe was poisoned by his great-nephew, George Sweeney. Even though Wythes black housekeeper provided evidence against Sweeney, it was thrown out in court because a black person could not legally testify against a white person, and Sweeney went free. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geo…
The man who first created a Bureau of Investigation within the US Department of Justice, which would later become the Federal Bureau of Investigation, was a nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
After Neil deGrasse Tyson tried to persuade rapper BoB that the Earth isn't flat, the rapper released a diss song against him called "Flatline" in which he expands his views on the Earth being flat.In response, Tyson and his rapper nephew responded with their own diss track titled "Flat to Fact" billboard.com/articles/co…
Moby, the singer, got his nickname from Moby-Dick, claiming he is the great-great-great nephew of Herman Melville. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mob…
The Cha Cha Slide was initially meant to be a step aerobics routine. DJ Casper's nephew was an aerobics instructor at Bally Total Fitness. He called DJ Casper to help him come up with a fun routine to do for his class to spice things up. The result was The Cha Cha Slide. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
A Scottish scientist discovered that finger prints were unique, & asked Charles Darwin to help him promote the idea. Charles Darwin shared this with his nephew, who then claimed the finding as his own. news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotl…
"Nepotism" stems from nephew, referring to the practice of having a cardinal elevated by a pope who was that cardinal's relative. From the middle of the Avignon Papacy (1309–1377) until Pope Innocent XII's anti-nepotism bull (1692), a pope without a cardinal-nephew was the exception to the rule. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
LMFAO's Redfoo and sky-blue, the famous duo are actually uncle and nephew. Redfoo being the uncle and sky-blue being the nephew. ibtimes.co.uk/lmfao-co-fo…
Fang Xiaoru, who refused to serve the Emperor Yongle who usurped his nephew, was executed by 'waist severing' and wrote the character 'usurper' 12 times with his own blood after being cut in half. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fan…
Trevor Berbick, the WBC heavyweight champion of the World, who beat Muhammed Ali in '81 and lost to Mike Tyson in '86, was murdered by his own Nephew. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tre…
All early Presidents up to James Buchanan paid the salaries of their private secretaries out of their own pockets; these roles were usually fulfilled by their relatives, most often their sons or nephews. Thomas Jefferson had one messenger and one secretary en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sec…
Today I learned about Phooey Duck, Donald Ducks 4th nephew who pops in and out of existence. scrooge-mcduck.fandom.com…
The Muisca people had two rulers (a "zipa" and a "zaque") and the line of succession was not patrilineal: the ruler's title was inherited by his oldest nephew. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mui…
In 2009, the novel "Dracula the Un-dead" was published, it is a sequel to Bram Stoker's "Dracula" written by his great grand-nephew Dacre Stoker en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dra…
Popeye has a nephew named Poopeye popeye.fandom.com/wiki/Pi…
Today I learned of the usage "Bob's your uncle" meaning "and there you have it". In 1887, the UK Prime Minister Robert "Bob" Cecil appointed his nephew, Arthur Balfour as Chief Secretary for Ireland. Whatever other qualifications Balfour might have had, "Bob's your uncle" was seen as the conclusive one. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob…
Tyler Dooley, Meghan Markle's nephew, grows marijuana in Oregon and he created a special blend called "Meghan Sparkle" to celebrate her getting married to Prince Harry independent.co.uk/royalwe…
Today I learned about Pope Julius III, a 16th century Pope who devoted himself to a β€œlife of personal pleasure” in office, extending to a scandal ridden relationship with his adopted cardinal nephew, who was 40 yrs younger than him They shared a bed, and Julius boasted of his nephew’s β€œability” in bed as well. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop…
Someone tried to steal George Washington's skull from the Washington family crypt in 1830, but accidentally stole the skull of one of Washington's nephew's in-laws en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Att…
In 2001 a man wrestled a 7-foot bull shark to retrieve the severed arm of his nephew. After saving the boy the man dived back in, seized the shark and wrestled it to shore where a ranger shot it. The arm was pried from its gullet, put on ice, rushed to the hospital and successfully sewed back on babunk.com/hero-uncle-wre…
The founder of the Smithsonian, James Smithson, was a British scientist who willed his fortune to his nephew and in the event his nephew died with no heirs, to the US government to found an "Establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men"; having never visited the US. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam…
In 2001, a man wrestled a 7-foot bull shark to save his nephew's severed arm, which was later successfully sewn back on in a hospital. telegraph.co.uk/news/worl…
The Great-Great-Grand-Nephew of Franz Ferdinand, and heir apparent to the House Of Habsburg, is a Formula 3 racing car driver. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fer…
The granddaughter of Woody Guthrie (singer-songwriter of β€œDustbowl Blues”) married the grand-nephew of John Steinbeck (acclaimed writer of many dustbowl-era and themed novels), and they perform music together. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sar…
Napoleon's great-nephew Charles founded the FBI en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
Popeye has four nephews called Pupeye, Pipeye, Peepeye and Poopeye. youtu.be/OskOgEDOBqk?t=1m…
In the UK, the number 1 is actually legally defined as 0.500 to 1.499 due to a court case involving ConvaTec and Smith & Nephew in which significant digits of measurements of silver concentration were disputed in a patent case. kwm.com/en/uk/knowledge/i…
A man wrestled a bull shark to retrieve his nephew's severed arm, surgeons were able to successfully re-attach the arm. edition.cnn.com/2001/CARE…
The actor who played 11 year-old Voldemort (a.k.a. Tom Riddle) in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" is the nephew of Ralph Fiennes, the actor who played the grown-up Voldemort in the final 5 films. businessinsider.in/HAPPY-…
A term to describe ones neices and nephews is "niblings". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nie…
LMFAO are an uncle and nephew duo wikipedia.org/wiki/LMFAO
The actor of young Tom Riddles in Harry Potter, Hero Fiennes-Tiffin, is the nephew of the actor of Lord Voldemort, Ralph Fiennes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Her…
The opening scene of Raiders of the Lost Ark was inspired by a Disney Ducks comic book from 1959 where Donald Duck, his nephews, and Uncle Scrooge must evade a succession of booby traps - flying darts, a decapitating blade, a huge boulder, a tunnel flooded with a torrent of gushing water, etc. theindyexperience.com/fil…
After a Soviet hostage was found dead, KGB agents castrated the nephew of the hostage taker and sent the severed organs as well as a list of other known family members to the hostage taker. The remaining Soviet hostages were quickly released. articles.philly.com/1986-…
The stolen body of U.S. politician John Scott Harrison was discovered at the Ohio Medical College by his son and nephew, who were there looking for the body of their cousin whose grave robbery had been discovered in the cemetery the day before... at John Scott Harrison's burial. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
Charles Joseph Bonaparte, the great-nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte, lived in Maryland and served in the cabinet of President Theodore Roosevelt. He created the FBI. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
The word nepotism comes from the practice of popes appointing their nephews as cardinals, a way to secure their power over the college of cardinals en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
Today I learned of Werner Goering, who flew 48 bombing missions over Germany in ww2. He mistakenly believed himself a nephew of the Luftwaffe Chief Herman, so was assigned a copilot who had orders to shoot him if he looked likely to defect or be captured. Recent research proved he was no relation. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wer…
Donald Ducks nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie are called Knatte, Fnatte och Tjatte in swedish and Kwik, Kwek en Kwak in dutch encyclopedia.kids.net.au/…
The nephew of the last Roman emperor, became a grand vizier for the Ottoman Empire wikipedia.org/wiki/Mesih_…
Today I learned about Edward Bernays: Freud's nephew, a father of modern advertising, who effectively overthrew the Guatemalan Govt. on behalf of United Fruit en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edw…
A 12 year old kid lied to his friends about being Jay Leno's nephew. He wrote Leno who then dropped him off at school at his request. youtu.be/a2vcT1bq2XA?t=10…
Nicolas Cage AND Jason Schwartzman are nephews of Francis Ford Coppola hollywoodreporter.com/sit…
Donald Duck has a sister, Della – the mother of his triplet nephews. She is currently travelling through space as an astronaut. disney.wikia.com/wiki/Del…
Adolf Hitler's nephew William Patrick Hitler served in the US Navy in World War II and was awarded a Purple Heart. After attempting to benefit from his uncle's rise to power in Germany, he turned against him and eventually settled in the USA en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wil…
James Smithson, founder of the Smithsonian Institution, had never been to America. He was an English chemist who had no heirs and in his will left his estate to his nephew, but since nephew died first, the money went "to found in Washington an establishment for the increase of knowledge" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam…
Sultan of Delhi, Jalal-ud-Din Khalji, marched south after his nephew, Ali, raided south India without his permission. Ali sent a message apologizing and invited the Sultan to a banquet. The Sultan accepted and sailed to his nephew with no guards. He kissed his nephew and was then assassinated. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jal…
F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Great Gatsby) is the great-grand nephew of Francis Scott Key (Star Spangled Banner). He was also named after him. theguardian.com/books/200…
Sam Lloyd, or Ted from Scrubs, is nephew to Christopher Lloyd, or Doc Brown from Back to the Future en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam…
Prince Louis-Napoleon, Napoleon's great-nephew and "exiled heir" to the French Empire, died fighting the Zulus as a lieutenant of the British army en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nap…
In German translations Donald Duck’s nephews are named Tick, Trick, and Track. Scrooge McDuck is called Dagobert Duck. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hue…
LMFAO (of "Party Rock Anthem" fame) is actually an uncle-nephew duo. They are son and grandson, respectively, of Motown founder Berry Gordy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LMF…
There is disagreement about the order of the Narnia books - some sets order the books by publication date (lion, witch, wardrobe first) while others order the books by the internal chronology (magicians nephew first) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
The gender neutral term for a niece/nephew is a nibling, just like the gender neutral term for a brother/sister is a sibling. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nep…
The sons of Hitler's nephew who fought for the US all agreed that they would never marry or have children in order to kill Hitler's bloodline. cnn.com/2002/SHOWBIZ/book…
Today I learned of Princess Victoria of Hesse by Rhine who saw her brother fall to his death as a child, her sister and mother die of diphtheria, her two sisters, nieces, and nephew murdered by the Bolsheviks, her granddaughter and her family killed in a plane crash, and her son die of bone cancer. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pri…
The plural, gender-neutral term for "nieces and nephews" is "niblings" en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ni…
Adolf Hitler had a Liverpool born nephew, William Hitler, who attempted to blackmail his uncle in order to land better positions and whose Liverpool home was coincidentally destroyed during the final bombing raid of WW2. independent.co.uk/news/uk…
Both "googol" and "googolplex" were coined by the 9-year-old nephew of mathematician Edward Kasner in 1920. He defined a googol as 10^100 and a googolplex as "one, followed by writing zeroes until you get tired". Kasner decided to standardize it and set a googolplex equal to 10^googol instead. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goo…
Napoleons great-great-great nephew was a British Civil Servant in North Ireland en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And…
J Dilla died on February 10, 2006, three days after his 32nd birthday and the release of his final album *Donuts*. To honor his nephew's legacy, Dilla's uncle Herman Hayes, opened a J Dilla inspired donut shop in Detroit in 2016. It sold out three times in its first day. hiphopdx.com/news/id.3864…
Pablo Escobar's nephew was a high ranking member within the Cali Cartel, his rivals. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jua…
Scooby-Doo was a triplet who had five brothers total and one sister. His sister is the mother of his nephew, Scrappy-Doo. twinsanity.co/2014/01/21/…
Erich von Manstein was the nephew of Paul von Hindenburg en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eri…
Hitler's nephew joined the US Navy in WW2 and fought against Hitler en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/W…
George Armstrong Custer not only did his lose the Battle of little big horn in 1876, he lost his two little brothers in the battle Thomas Custer and Boston Custer ( Recipient of the medal of honor). Also a 18-year-old nephew, Henry Reed and brother-in-law James Calhoun. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geo…
Richard Castellano, who played Peter Clemenza in The Godfather, was the nephew of Paul Castellano, who later became the head of the Gambino mafia crime family. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ric…
Edward Bernays, nephew of Sigmund Freud, was not only responsible for bacon and eggs becoming an American breakfast staple, but was also responsible for women taking up smoking in protest in the 1920's, dubbing them "Torches Of Freedom". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tor…
Pro basketball player Kevin Love is the nephew of Beach Boys co-founder Mike Love, and that his father Stan was both an NBA player and the Beach Boys' manager en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sta…
The sons of Hitler's nephew made a pact to never have children, thus ending Hitler's bloodline. associatedcontent.com/art…
Scooby-Doo was a triplet who had five brothers total and one sister. His sister is the mother of his nephew, Scrappy-Doo. scoobyaddicts.com/FamilyT…
Coco Chanel was a Nazi secret agent and used it, first, to free her nephew from a German prisoner-of-war camp and later to take control of her perfume empire away from the Jewish Wertheimer brothers. nytimes.com/2011/09/04/bo…
One of Popeye's nephews was named Poopeye. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop…
Hitler accidentally bombed his nephew's house in Liverpool, so the nephew moved to the United States to fight with the Allies. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/1…
In many parts of the world, spitting on the ground is considered a protection against curses. In parts of eastern Europe, people historically would gently spit in the face of younger people (often relatives like grandchildren or nephews) they admire to prevent them from being cursed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spi…
Edward Bernays the nephew of Sigmund Freud, who was nicknamed "the father of public relations", created a campaigns in 1929 to promote female smoking by branding cigarettes as feminist "Torches of Freedom" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edw…
A man in Florida wrestled a shark out of the water to retrieve his nephew's arm that had been bitten off. Doctors were able to re-attach the arm. abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?…
To avoid nepotism as being the nephew of Francis Ford Coppola, Nicolas Kim Coppola changed his last name to Cage wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicola…
Sam Lloyd (Ted from Scrubs) is Christopher Lloyd's Nephew imdb.com/name/nm0516127/b…
When a kid lied to his friends about being Jay Leno's nephew, Jay Leno helped the kid out by dropping him off at school in a Lamborghini Countach. youtu.be/a2vcT1bq2XA
Chewbacca had a nephew named Lowbacca, who was a Jedi and used a bronze-colored light saber. starwars.wikia.com/wiki/L…
After their relationship turned sour, Adolf Hitler's only male heir, his nephew William Patrick Hitler, fled to the United States, joined the Navy and fought against Nazi Germany in World War 2. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wil…
A great-grand nephew of Bram Stoker (Dacre Stoker) coached the Canadian Pentathlon team at the 1988 Olympic games in Seoul cbc.ca/news/arts/dracula-…
Sigmund Freud's nephew believed the scientific manipulation of public opinion was necessary to overcome chaos and conflict in society. His subsequent work did much to create the consumerist culture we live in today. youtube.com/watch?v=H_8W5…
Popeye has 4 nephews called Pipeye, Peepeye, Poopeye and Pupeye popeye.wikia.com/wiki/Pip…
Mickey Mantle's nephew is Kelly Mantle, a contestant on the 6th season of Rupaul's Drag Race. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kel…

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