Allen and Crescent wrenches, as well as Channel Lock and Vice Grip pliers (hex key, adjustable wrench, water pump pliers, locking pliers) are brand names. common-motor.com/basic-to…
, as a young man, master carver Earnest Warther was shown a pair of functioning wooden pliers by a hobo passing through town. After some time, and much trial and error, Warther discovered for himself the method for crafting these pliers from a single small block of wood, using only 10 cuts. youtube.com/watch?v=RFEY-…
Jenna Jameson started stripping in high school and ripped out her braces with pliers to get a job at a strip club. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jen…
Channellock is a hand tool manufacturing company name, not a descriptive name for one type of pliers. Among others they are known as water pump pliers and tongue-and-groove pliers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ton…
4 high school boys in Japan kidnapped a girl, raped her over 400 times, cut her nipples with pliers (among other things) and eventually set her on fire and covered her body with concrete en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Con…
"crescent wrench" is a brand name, not the proper name of the tool. Much like Kleenex or Bandaid, they are often called crescent wrenches because of the ubiquitousness of the brand. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adj…
"To Skin a Cat" doesn't actually mean a feline. It means a catfish- the skins of catfish are notoriously tough and hard to remove for cooking. mentalfloss.com/article/2…
Sweden offers tax breaks to people who choose to repair household appliances and bicycles instead of throwing them away. theguardian.com/world/201…
In 1957 Philo Farnsworth, (the inventor of Electronic Television), predicted HDTV, and flat panels. youtu.be/pKM4MNrB25o?t=37…
We don't need toe nails totalfootwellness.com/why…
Today I learned about the murder of Junko Furuta, a japanese school girl who was raped and abused for 44 days before she died of shock

Excerpt from wikipedia below. Makes me fucking sick.

> According to their statements at their trial, the four of them raped her, beat her with metal rods and golf clubs, introduced foreign objects including a light bulb into her vagina, made her eat cockroaches and drink her own urine, inserted fireworks into her anus and set them off, forced Furuta to masturbate, cut her nipple with pliers, dropped dumbbells onto her stomach, and burned her with cigarettes and lighters. One of the burnings was punishment for attempting to call the police. It was also stated that some time after the first acts of torture, she became unable to drink water, which would cause her to vomit whenever she attempted to do so. At one point her injuries were so severe that according to one of the boys it took more than an hour for her to crawl downstairs to use the bathroom. They also related that "possibly a hundred different people" knew that Furuta had been imprisoned there, but it is not clear if this me

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