Johnny Cash had a fight with an ostrich in an exotic animal refuge he kept near his Tennessee home. The incident left Cash with five broken ribs and a gaping stomach wound. He ended up taking prescription pain killers that caused a 2-year relapse into his alcohol and amphetamine addiction. midnightpulp.com/todays-h…
Johnny Cash once got into a fight with an ostrich and lost. The ostrich broke two of his ribs and left him with a massive cut on his stomach. faroutmagazine.co.uk/john…
In 16th c. Europe, it was considered manly for men to wear elaborate headdresses made of ostrich feathers. cam.ac.uk/whenmenworefeat…
, Johnny Cash was brutally attacked by an ostrich he kept in a wildlife park, it broke 2 ribs and slashed his stomach open. As a result of the pain pills he was prescribed, he fell back into drug addiction years after overcoming them. musictimes.com/articles/3…
The first Rose Bowl game in 1902 was such a blowout that "for the next 13 years... officials ran chariot races, ostrich races, and other various events instead of football." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/190…
That ostrich meat is red meat unlike other poultry. It is closer too beef than it is chicken. animals.howstuffworks.com…
An ostrich's brain is smaller than its eyeball! animals.howstuffworks.com…
Today I learned about Zhang Yongming, a serial killer in China. After killing some of his eleven victims he butchered them and sold their flesh at markets calling it "Ostrich meat." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zha…
The Iranian word for ostrich is "shotor morgh" which translates to "camel chicken" polyglotclub.com/wiki/Lan…
The greater rhea, an ostrich-like bird native to South America, is now represented by a small but growing wild population in northern Germany after some escaped from a game farm in 2000. Hunting was recently introduced to control the population. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gre…
While traveling Marco Polo heard stories of a giant bird living in Madagascar. He assumed the giant bird was Roc the legendary eagle from Middle Eastern mythology. Many centuries later, bones and eggs discovered on the island proved that giant ostrich like birds once lived in Madagascar. amnh.org/exhibitions/myth…
Roman Emperor Commodus, fought in the gladiator arena, often against animals. He once fought 100 lions in a single day, He killed 3 elephants single handed and was so good with a bow, he could headshot an ostrich at full gallop. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Com…
The first known decorated eggs are 60,000 years old. These ostrich eggshells, discovered in South Africa, were likely used as water flasks. Many were engraved and colored black, beige, yellow, orange, teal and even bright red. cam.ac.uk/research/news/e…
A ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain. softschools.com/facts/ani…
The Struthio (ostrich) has three peculiarities that makes it especially unique: it's the only bird in the world to have only two fingers, it's the fastest on land at 70 km/h peak (43 mph) and finally, it's the biggest bird currently alive. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Str…
Fossils reveal a 12-foot bird that lived alongside early human relatives. The nightless behemoth was three times the size of a modern ostrich and may have been a food source for our early European cousins. on.natgeo.com/2FDgSHB
After retiring from Public Enemy, DJ Terminator X ran an ostrich farm in North Carolina. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ter…
According to Johnny Cash's autobiography, he got addicted to painkillers after one of his ostriches challenged his authority. He attempted to discipline the bird with a large stick, but failed; the ostrich broke five of his ribs and slashed into his stomach, almost disemboweling him. dangerousminds.net/commen…
Ostriches like to ingest things like pebbles to help digest the food they eat. In 1930, an ostrich in London Zoo died and when examinated, its stomach contained three gloves, seven coins, 6 feet of string, an alarm clock key and much more. dangerousminds.net/commen…
The largest surviving relative of the Tyrannosaurus is the common Ostrich. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
In 2008, Iran tried to make the world's largest sandwich, a 1,500 metre long ostrich and chicken combo. The record attempt failed because spectators started eating the sandwich before officials could take a measurement. telegraph.co.uk/news/worl…
It takes 90 minutes to hard boil an ostrich egg bbcgoodfood.com/howto/gui…
There has never been a single recorded event where an Ostrich has buried his head in the ground when threatened. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ost…
The people of an isolated tribe in Zimbabwe only have two toes. a.k.a the ostrich people atlasobscura.com/place/os…
The song Venus In Furs by The Velvet Underground was tuned in such a way that every string on the guitar was tuned to the same note, which was D. This is called the Ostrich Tuning en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ost…
That, although ostrich eggs are the largest eggs in the world, they are actually the smallest compared to the size of the bird laying them. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Com…
Ostrich are the only bird which can urinate (as it is the only bird with a bladder) metode.org/metodes-whys-a…
Ostrich has the largest eye of any land animal, measuring almost 5 cm across, allowing predators such as lions to be seen at long distances onekindplanet.org/animal/…
That, after Cheetah, Ostrich is the second fastest animal on land. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fas…
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain. An ostrich's eyes are about 2 inches (5 centimeters) in diameter, i.e. almost of the size of a billiard ball. jagranjosh.com/articles/d…
The Ostrich-Egg Globe may be the oldest globe, dated 1504, to depict the New World, engraved with immaculate detail on two conjoined halves of ostrich eggs. washingtonpost.com/nation…
Johnny Cash was attacked and almost killed by an 8-foot ostrich. He blamed the incident on the beginning of a drug addiction. youtu.be/dsydykOrDaM?t=35…
Public Enemy's original DJ retired in order to run an ostrich stud farm in North Carolina. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ter…
An ostrich can disembowel or even kill a human with a single blow en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ost…
Ostrich eggs contain the largest existing single cell. sciencedaily.com/terms/eg…
Today I learned of the Vadoma people of Zimbabwe. They are a tribe who’s members have a condition called Oligodactyly, where they are missing their middle three twos, with the outside two curving inward. They are nicknamed the β€œtwo toed” or β€œostrich toed” tribe. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vad…
There's a man who turned his dead cat into a drone; then did the same to an ostrich, a shark, a rat, and more. makezine.com/2015/03/31/4…
Image recognition algorithms can be tricked into seeing completely different things. An abvious schoolbus becomes an ostrich, a gold fish becomes a daisy. karpathy.github.io/2015/0…
; that ostriches used to roam Europe, Arabia and Asia until around 10,000 years ago. The last non-African ostrich subspecies to go extinct was the Arabian ostrich in the mid 20th century. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ost…
There is a tribe of people with ectrodactyly derisively called "Ostrich People" because of the shape of their feet, which have two toes like a large bird thisislocallondon.co.uk/i…
Ostrich testicles are about the size of a base ball citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/vie…
Also known as the Camel Bird, Syrian Ostrich or Middle Eastern Ostrich – the Arabian Ostrich existed for several million years and once roamed freely across the Middle East. The last of its kind died between 1940 and 1966 (sources seem unreliable to get an exact date). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ara…
In computer science, there is an Ostrich algorithm, which is a strategy of ignoring problems because they happen too rarely. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ost…
An ostrich's eyes are the size of billiard balls, and that either one is bigger than its brain. animals.howstuffworks.com…
In golf, the terms for shooting 4 under, 5 under, and 6 under on one hole are, respectively: condor, ostrich, and Phoenix. golfrepublic.org/t18230-b…
Terminator X, long time DJ of the 80s/90s Rap Group Public Enemy, retired from music and ran an ostrich stud farm in North Carolina. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ter…
A kick from an Ostrich is able to disembowel a human with a single blow. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ost…
When one of South Africa's biggest diamonds was discovered, prospectors went nuts for a while, before realising an ostrich had eaten it, walked 200 miles and then poohed it out nytimes.com/books/first/n…
An Austrian collector has found what may be the oldest globe, dated 1504, to depict the New World, engraved with immaculate detail on two conjoined halves of ostrich eggs washingtonpost.com/nation…
Researchers have recently concluded that the oldest known globe to show the Americas, the Hunt-Lenox Globe produced in 1510 and on display at the New York York Public Library, is actually a copper cast of a newly discovered globe from 1504 made from an ostrich egg. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hun…

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