If you take most wikipedia articles, click on the first link in the article text not in parentheses or italics, and then repeat, you will eventually end up at Philosophy. matpalm.com/blog/2011/08/…
An exclamation point within parentheses can be used to imply sarcasm in text. bbc.co.uk/worldservice/le…
Instead of PEMDAS they learn BIDMAS in the UK since Parentheses are Brackets and Exponents are Indices. The rest of the rearranging is so it similarly rolls off the tongue. bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/ma…
There exists an alternate notation for arithmetic where the operator is placed before the operands. In this notation, parentheses are never necessary because the right order of operations follows from the order of the operators and operands. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pol…
Comments between parentheses are allowed in email addresses according to RFC 6531, meaning the emails "john.smith(comment)@example.com", "(comment)[email protected]" and "[email protected]" are equivalent en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ema…
How to insert parentheses into Wikipedia links on Reddit.

Just put %28 for ( and %29 for ).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclops_(comics) becomes this.

Parenthesis around currency means it is a negative amount in common accounting practices. docs.microsoft.com/en-us/…
The 30 year old Sega Master System (released in 1986) is still sold in Brazil and even in 2015, 150,000 units were sold. atlasobscura.com/articles…
A scientist by the name of Richard Alexander theorized the existence of the naked mole rat (including location, lifestyle, habitat, diet, predators, and social structure before he knew they existed ncse.com/library-resource…
Long-term use of over the counter pain medication (aspirin, ibuprofen, and acetaminophen) can lead to an almost 2 times higher chance of hearing loss in men. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
Larry King's tweet method: He "pops open the flip phone stored in the shirt pocket between his suspender straps and calls the number for a voicemail set up specifically for this purpose", dictates a message, and an assistant transcribes and posts it to @KingsThings (2.6 million followers). washingtonpost.com/news/a…
During WWII, the Japanese military launched over 9000 balloons, armed with antipersonnel bombs, into the jet stream towards the US; killing 6 civilians. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fir…
There is a giant Neutrino Observatory under the South Pole, which is 2.6 kilometers deep and spread over a cubic kilometer of ice. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/I…
A British Sniper hit two machine gunners from 2.5 kilometres en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cra…
Many Christmas traditions are based on Norse mythology

(My words are in parentheses. Below is a wiki excerpt on β€˜Yule Tide”)

Yule or Yule-tide is a winter festival that was initially celebrated by the historical Germanic peoples as a pagan religious festival, though it was later absorbed into, and equated with, the Christian festival of Christmas. The festival was originally celebrated from late December to early January on a date determined by the lunar Germanic calendar. The festival was placed on December 25 when the Christian calendar (Julian calendar) was adopted. Some historians claim that the celebration is connected to the Wild Hunt[1] [2] or was influenced by Saturnalia, the Roman winter festival[3].

(Wait, what is this β€˜Wild Hunt’?)

The Norse god Odin in his many forms, astride his eight-legged steed Sleipnir, came to be associated with the Wild Hunt in Scandinavia because of his aspect of berserking. Odin acquired the aspect of the Wild Huntsman, along with Frigg. The passage of this hunt was also referred to as Odin's Hunt. People who saw the passing hunt and mocked it were cursed and would mysteriously vanish along with the host; those that joined in sincerity were rewarded with gold (H. A. Guerber, 1922). In the wake of the passing storm (which the Hunt was often identified with), a black dog would be found upon a neighboring hearth. To remove it, it would need to be exorcised similar to the custom for removing changelings. However, if it could not be removed by trickery, it must be kept for a whole year and carefully tended. According to H. A. Guerber: "The object of this phantom hunt varied greatly, and was either [that of] a visionary boar or wild horse, white-breasted maidens who were caught and borne away bound only once in seven years, or the wood nymphs, called Moss Maidens, who were thought to represent the autumn leaves torn from the trees and whirled away by the wintry gale." Whatever the case, the Hunt was most often seen in the autumn and winter, when the winds blew the fiercest. Otto HΓΆfler (1934) and other authors of his generation emphasized the identification of the hunter with Odin, looking for the traces of an ecstatic Odin cult in more recent customs from German-speaking areas. In view of this, John Lindow of the University of California, Berkeley (Lindahl et al. 2002:433) notes that more recent scholarship "would argue a basis in an Indo-European warrior cult in which young warriors imbued with the life force fight with the characteristics of animals, espec

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