The tiny front pocket is not the fifth pocket in Levi's Jean. The fifth pocket refers to the second back pocket. That original jeans featured the tiny front pocket and only one back pocket.โ€ฆ
Tom Stuker, the world's most frequent flyer, who had flown 21 million miles as of 2019 (the last million taking only 6 months), has paid out of pocket for every one of his trips, saving his miles to give to family members, charities and othersโ€ฆ
Today I learned about the Battle of the Medak Pocket in 1993 where a force of mostly Canadian UN Peacekeepers fought off a Croatian force in what was to become one of Canada's largest military engagement since Korea. The incident was covered up by the Canadian government to protect its' image as 'Peacekeepers'.โ€ฆ
Today I learned about Andrรฉ Brugiroux, a French traveller who left home at the age of 17 with 10 francs in his pocket to visit every country and territory in the world between 1955 and 2005 by only hitchhiking spending no more than an average of one dollar a day.โ€ฆ
"The Pocket Book of Boners" (1941), by Dr. Seuss, was one of the best selling books of WWII with over 1.34 million copies in print by 1945. It is a compilation of four books in the Boners Series: "Boners" (1931), "More Boners" (1931), "Still More Boners" (1931), and "Prize Boners" (1932).โ€ฆ
The little pocket on the front of jeans was for a pocket watch. Early jeans only had one pocket on the back and two on the front, plus the little one.โ€ฆ
Nala, a beluga calf born to much fanfare one summer at the Vancouver Aquarium died a year later of a "bizarre" condition. Staff discovered that Nala had an abnormal pocket beneath her larynx, or voice box, which contained two stones and a pennyโ€ฆ
The pocket calculator, patented in 1967, was one of the earliest uses of rechargable batteries. One of the creators, Jerry Merryman, saw it not just as a pocket calculator, but as an "electionic revolution," bringing buttons, thermal printing, and rechargable batteries to the forefront.โ€ฆ
Apart from being an excellent writer Mark Twain was also an investor. At one time, he even invested in a watch company that launched a signature โ€˜Mark Twainโ€™ pocket watch. By investing in the watch company Mark Twain's aim was to bring affordable watches to the masses.โ€ฆ
In 2003, after Roy Hunt was brutally mauled by one of his tigers during their show in Vegas, the doctors removed a part of his skull to avoid his death from brain swelling, and placed it in a pocket inside of his abdomen until it was ready to be reattached.โ€ฆ
The little slits on the outside of a cat's ears are called Henry's Pocket, and no one is quite sure why they're there.โ€ฆ
Percy Spencer was working for what is now Raytheon when he noticed a radar set using electromagnetic waves melted the candy bar in his pocket He had the idea to make a metal box using microwaves to heat food but the company was the one to file the patent. He received a $2 bonus but no royaltiesโ€ฆ
A Soviet general, Vasili Blokhin, personally executed over 7,000 Polish prisoners in one month. He used a German pocket pistol for plausible deniability.โ€ฆ
A North Korean man made up his mind to defect after he saw government propaganda showing protesting South Koreans. One of the protesters had a jacket with a zipper and a pen in his pocket both unheard of luxuries in the Korea.โ€ฆ
1974. After the first pocket scientific calculator (Hp 35), that had taken two years, 20 engineers, and a million dollars; Sinclair did a similar job with one programmer and a memory of 320 instructions.โ€ฆ
The fold of skin at the base of a cat's ear is called "Henry's Pocket." Its function is unknown but one theory is that it helps cats detect high-pitched noises.โ€ฆ
In 1948, Before the days of Neilson ratings, a TV advertiser hatched a simple, scheme to gauge the size of the audience. They offered a free pocket mirror to the first 200 viewers who wrote in requesting one. Expecting only a few hundred viewers, they received nearly 9000 requests for mirrors.โ€ฆ
Nikola Tesla predicted and accurately described the smartphone in 1926 - "A man will be able to carry one in his vest pocket."โ€ฆ
Today I Learned what PocketMod is: "The Free Recyclable Personal Organizer", with only one Sheet of Paper
One out of 10 red Tabs on the back pocket of a pair of Leviโ€™sยฎ jeans is a blank red Tab and does not include the name Leviโ€™sยฎ.โ€ฆ
The phrase 'armed to the teeth' gained currency from pirates who would storm a ship armed with single-shot pistols that took a lot of work to reload. They carried a gun in each hand and perhaps one in each pocket, and occasionally even held a knife in their teeth as one last measure. timesofindia.indiatimes.cโ€ฆ
WW1 poet Wilfred Owen's final poem "Strange Meeting" was found in his pocket after he was killed one week before the end of the war.โ€ฆ
Henri Becquerel (one of the discoverers of radioactivity) sustained radioactive burns from carrying around radioactive substances in his pocket.โ€ฆ

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