There is a 25 foot replica Statue of Liberty in the river outside of Harrisburg, PA. It was erected as a prank in 1986, and was originally made of Venetian blinds and plywood. A local lawyer admitted his role in the prank 25 years later, β€œwell after the statute of limitations had expired.” atlasobscura.com/places/m…
A group of women navigated canvas and plywood planes at night to drop 23,000 tons of bombs over invading German armies in WWII. Their stealthy swooshing sounds led them to be known as the Night Witches. theatlantic.com/technolog…
Plywood glue is often made with cow blood adhesives.specialchem.com…
Blood from slaughter houses was used to make glue, and was most popular as adhesive for plywood until the mid 1930s bct.eco.umass.edu/publica…
A man spent 400$ a month to live in a plywood box in a friend's apartment. fortune.com/2016/03/28/ma…
In the 1930's, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built houses of plywood and fabric and installed fake streets to camouflage the roof to hide the Boeing Plant 2 from possible aerial attack en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boe…
A severe lack of affordable housing in Hong Kong has forced the city's poor to live in small plywood "coffins" or iron cages, costing around US$200 a month. theglobalmail.org/feature…
The Hughes H-4 Hercules got the nickname "The Spruce Goose" because it was made of plywood (birch, but that would be a good nickname). Hughes hated the nickname. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hug…
The allies made an entire fake army, using rubber tanks, plywood guns, and aircraft silhouettes, to convince the Germans the invasion would take place in the Pas-de-Calais elinorflorence.com/blog/d…
Yogi Berra was ejected from a game after umps ruled that a ball hit by his player hit the concrete wall, which was in play, and not the plywood wall, which would be a home run. Yogi exclaimed, "Anyone who can’t hear the difference between wood and concrete must be blind." mentalfloss.com/article/2…
The Germans created a jet made of plywood and heavier metals such as steel or iron. And it worked remarkably well, reaching speeds of up to 562 mph aviation-history.com/hein…
Fred Durst started a riot at Woodstock '99 with the song Break Stuff. Plywood was ripped from the walls, fires were started and women were raped. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woo…
To disguise the V2 launch site, Nazis built a complete village out of plywood, hung out fake washing and built fake people. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V-2…
The WWII prototype German all-plywood aircraft the Ta 154 'Moskito' was never mass produced because the British bombed the only factory in Germany that could manufacture the glue to hold it together en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foc…
- You can build a working camera from plywood, plexiglass, cardboard tubes, and thread spools en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mir…
An all-female Soviet flying regiment in WWII made 30,000 bombing missions in converted plywood & canvas crop dusters which made a whooshing sound as they flew by -- Nazis called them "Night Witches" nytimes.com/2013/07/15/wo…
Russian women flew plywood-and-canvas planes to bomb Nazi forces during WWII; earned nickname "Night Witches" by Nazis nytimes.com/2013/07/15/wo…
In WWII, to hide a Boeing factory that produced B-29 Airplanes from a possible aerial attack, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built houses of plywood and fabric and installed fake streets on the roof, to camouflage the building. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boe…
Plywood is made by "peeling" a continious layer of wood off a log. youtube.com/watch?v=xR1vt…
Plywood was invented by Emmanuel Nobel, father of dynamite inventor and Nobel prize founder Alfred Nobel en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emm…
,What we know as plywood was invented by Immanuel Nobel, father of Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prize. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ply…
There is a floating island made of 100,000 bottles, plywood and bamboo en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spi…
The rear and sides of the LCVP used in WW2 were made of plywood. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LCV…
The SPF label on plywood stands for Spruce-pine-fir en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spr…

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