Stephen Baldwin has a tattoo on his left shoulder of the initials "HM" for Hannah Montana. He got it because Miley Cryus told him he could cameo on the show if he had the initials tattooed on his body. He was never given the opportunity to cameo and now regrets getting the tattoo. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
A 28-yr-old Welsh man with a "no regrets" tattoo partying in Vegas in a bachelor party ended up at the Hoover Dam. He reported thinking: "fuck it! I'm going for a swim." His friends cheered as he swam across the Hoover Dam reservoir which luckily had 9 of its 10 turbines off. He was fined $330. independent.co.uk/news/uk…
Peter Benchley, the author of "Jaws" regrets writing the book due to it's cultural impact against sharks, and has dedicated his life to oceanic conservation. peterbenchley.com/get-inv…
66% of Russians regret the fall of the Soviet Union. Among the reasons was the loss of feeling like they belonged to a "great power". Only a quarter of those surveyed did not regret the fall of the union. themoscowtimes.com/2018/1…
Sir Alec Guiness HATED his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: "Apart from the money, I regret having embarked on the film," calling the dialog "lamentable." An autograph seeker told him he'd seen the movie over 100 times; he gave him an autograph on the condition he never see the movie again. mentalfloss.com/article/2…
Gender reveal parties only became popular after a 2008 blog post, and the blogger now regrets popularizing the idea en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gen…
Tina Turner was diagnosed with kidney failure after she opted to take homeopathic remedies instead of high blood pressure medication, something she now regrets. She was considering an assisted suicide until her current husband donated a kidney to her, saving her life. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tin…
The inventor of the USB had originally intended for it to be flippable, however that idea was scrapped due to the extra cost. Despite USB becoming the standard, he still regrets that decision. "In hindsight, we blew it," he said. pcworld.com/article/29998…
In 2007, ESPN's Dan Patrick was asked to become the host of The Price is Right. The stipulation was that his salary wouldn't be disclosed until he agreed to the contract. Patrick declined and later discovered it would have been $10 million per year. He openly regrets his decision to this day. espn.com/espnradio/play/_…
Judas Priest turned down having their song Reckless on the Top Gun soundtrack and have since admitted they regret it. ultimateclassicrock.com/j…
The inventor of the labradoodle said that creating the mixed breed was one of his life’s regrets. nytimes.com/2019/09/25/us…
The surviving heir to China's imperial dynasty worked in Beijing, had no regrets, and thought his own simple life immeasurably superior to those of his ancestors. "I don't envy them at all. My guess is that even if they lived in palaces, they must have spent every waking moment worrying." telegraph.co.uk/news/worl…
Almost 1 in 4 people with tattoos regret it, meaning about 7.5 million Americans medicaldaily.com/tattoos-…
The creator of the labradoodle regrets creating the breed. telegraph.co.uk/lifestyle…
The woman who invented gender reveal parties now regrets it. Her child is gender non-conforming. npr.org/2019/07/28/745990…
"Seinfeld" scrapped a claymation episode (that included Kramer with a pencil stuck in his eye) because "Home Improvement" did something similar. It was Jerry's biggest regret of the show. nydailynews.com/entertain…
The line β€œ You shall not pass!” said by Sir Ian Mckellen in the lord of the rings was actually written by Tolkien as β€œyou can not pass!” He still regrets messing the line up youtu.be/ZWY7Fndhhqw
Steve Jobs could have avoided a premature death from cancer by having it properly treated, he refused it for 9 months, believing an alternative-medicine diet would be better. It was one of Steve Jobs' most notable regrets. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
Phil Vischer regrets creating Veggietales, for it taught only Christian values and not Christian beliefs or tenements bobthune.com/2011/09/vegg…
James Cameron sold the rights to The Terminator for $1 on the condition he could direct the film. He regrets making the decision to sell but he regains the rights back to the franchise in 2019 due to changes in copyright law businessinsider.com.au/wh…
Nearly 25% of people with tattoos regret getting one; about 7.5 million Americans! advdermatology.com/blog/s…
Peter Benchley, author of the classic novel Jaws, has come to regret writing his shark thriller. He feels responsible for the mistaken view of sharks as evil creatures. He is now one of the world's most dedicated shark conservation activists. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pet…
Phil Collins never learned to read or write conventional musical notation and instead devised his own system. However, he regrets having done that. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phi…
The man who invented the K-Cup coffee pods doesn't own a single-serve coffee machine. He said,"They're kind of expensive to use...plus it's not like drip coffee is tough to make." He regrets inventing them due to the waste they make. businessinsider.com/k-cup…
After President Andrew Jackson left the White House he was quoted to have said to a friend that β€œ After 8 years as president I have only two regrets. That I have not shot Henry Clay or hanged John C. Calhoun.” nytimes.com/1984/02/12/ny…
The Japanese pilot who attacked a town in Oregon during WW2 returned years later to present his family’s 400-year-old samurai sword to the city as a symbol of regret. sharpen-up.com/japanese-w…
A Japanese pilot who attacked a town in Oregon during WWII returned 20 years later to present his family's 400-year-old sword as a symbol of regret. His daughter later said, if he had received a hostile reaction, he would’ve used the sword to perform a ritual suicide by disembowelment instead. sharpen-up.com/japanese-w…
Stephen Baldwin has a tattoo of the initials "HM", for Hannah Montana. He got the tattoo after making a pact with Miley Cyrus to appear on her show if he had the initials tattooed on him. He never appeared on the show and has since said that he regrets getting the tattoo. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
People who survived suicide attempts by jumping off the Golden Gate bridge often regret their decision in midair, if not before. Said one survivor: β€œI instantly realized that everything in my life that I’d thought was unfixable was totally fixableβ€”except for having just jumped.” newyorker.com/magazine/20…
Today I learned of the Spotlight Effect, a psychological phenomenon where everyone is the center of their own universe, and has a microscope only on their own faults and mistakes. This results in others never even noticing nor remembering what we later regret doing or saying bc they only see their own mistakes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spo…
The inventor of the web, Tim Berners-Lee, has one regret: adding the double slash // to URLs. In retrospect, he says, it was totally unnecessary. bits.blogs.nytimes.com/20…
The inventor of the labradoodle deeply regrets his actions. nationalpost.com/news/lab…
A Japanese pilot who attacked a town in Oregon during WWII returned 20 years later to present his family's 400-year-old sword as a symbol of regret. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loo…
Today I learned about 25% of people with tattoos regret the decision, averaging to about 7.5 million Americans medicaldaily.com/tattoos-…
Spike Jonze wanted to direct the film sequel β€œAce Ventura: When Nature Calls” but Jim Carrey voted against it. Carrey claims this decision to be one of his biggest regrets. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ace…
When Nazis tried to verify Tolkien was Aryan, he snarkily replied "as far as I am aware none of my ancestors spoke Hindustani, Persian, Gypsy, or any related dialects," and as to being Jewish "I regret that I appear to have no ancestors of that gifted people." lettersofnote.com/2012/03…
A survey in 2014 showed that 57% of Russians regret the collapse of the Soviet Union. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dis…
Willie Nelson sold his first song for only $50 and the cost of a restaurant bill that he couldn't afford. "Family Bible" went on to reach #7 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart, but Nelson had no regrets about the sale, saying, "I felt if I could write one hit song, I could write another." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fam…
The Number 1 regret of the dying is not having the courage to live the life they wanted theguardian.com/lifeandst…
Lottery winners in the U.S. tended to move house immediately to areas of established privilege, whereas Canadians tended to renovate. Nearly 80% of winners from both countries quit their jobs (often to their regret), and many who kept working were alienated from co-workers. thestar.com/news/canada/2…
The inventor of the Keurig 'k-cup' pods regrets his invention because of how costly it is and due to the fact they are not recyclable. cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/…
John Lennon referenced his beating women in the lyrics to Getting Better. In a Playboy interview he said. "I am a violent man who has learned not to be violent and regrets his violence. I will have to be a lot older before I can face in public how I treated women as a youngster."" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Get…
Keurig pod inventor regrets having invented it and doesn't own one. amp.businessinsider.com/k…
German poet "Heinrich Heine" left his entire estate to his wife, but with one condition: she had to remarry "because then there will be at least one man to regret my death." nytimes.com/1984/05/20/ma…
Ben Affleck was as disappointed by Daredevil as the rest of us, calling it the only movie he actually regrets. playboysfw.kinja.com/ben-…
NASA once put ejection seats for the commander and pilot of the first four shuttle flights. They were later removed after studies showed that WWII pilots felt greif and regret after leaving their crew behind spacecenter.org/attractio…
Mel Gibson said of the movie The Million Dollar Hotel "I thought it was as boring as a dog's ass." he later said "God, why did I say that? I'm an idiot! I produced this film. I'm distributing it!... I really regret saying that. I have written a lot of apology letters about it." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Sandra Bullock only agreed to star in "Speed 2" in order to get financial backing for her project "Hope Floats." She has stated she now regrets making the sequel. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spe…
Before The Hobbit was published in Nazi Germany, JRR Tolkien was asked whether he was Aryan. He replied "But if I am to understand that you are enquiring whether I am of Jewish origin, I can only reply that I regret that I appear to have no ancestors of that gifted people." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._…
Stephen Baldwin has a tattoo of the initials "HM", for Hannah Montana. He got the tattoo after making a pact with Miley Cyrus to appear on her show if he had the initials tattooed on his body. He was never invited on the show and has since said that he regrets getting the tattoo. web.archive.org/web/20130…
Silk Road creator regrets making the site because his idea to give people more economic freedom morphed into an easy way to feed drug addictions. reason.com/blog/2015/05/3…
One of Oprah's biggest regrets is wheeling 67 pounds of fat on stage to illustrate how much weight she lost in a 1988 episode of her show today.com/popculture/opra…
Today I learned about "Real Sound: Kaze no Regret", an 1997/1998 Sega Saturn/Dreamcast game that was created for people with visual impairments en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rea…
Today I learned that Robert Frost's famous poem is not about 'taking the road less traveled', but about people who dwell on inconsequential decisions and continue to regret them afterwards. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
In Finland, the word 'Morkkis'- literally moral hangover- is used for when you did something stupid the previous night and now regret everything. en.wiktionary.org/wiki/mo…
The man who invented KeurigҀ™s coffee pods regrets his invention because of the massive environmental impact of the product. theguardian.com/lifeandst…
In 1980 Larry Holmes defeated Muhammad Ali in a title bout. Holmes seemed to show signs of regret in punishing Ali so much during the fight. Holmes appeared in a post fight interview with tears in his eyes as he was asked why he was crying, replying that he respected Ali "a whole lot". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lar…
John Newton, most famous for writing "Amazing Grace," spent the early part of his life as a sailor, then captain, on several slaving ships before converting to a life of evangelical Christianity. Late in life he became an abolitionist, expressing regret that it had taken him so long to do so. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
Rats experience feelings of regret like humans livescience.com/46184-rat…
Stephen Baldwin has "HM" (standing for Hannah Montana) tattooed on his left shoulder. He got it after making a pact with Miley Cyrus that he would be allowed to cameo on the show if he got the tattoo. He never never appeared on he show and says he regrets getting the tattoo. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
Originally the role of Buzz Lightyear was to go to Billy Crystal. His regret for turning it down, led to him being cast as Mike Wazowski. crankycritic.com/qa/pf_ar…
One of Grace Slick (of Jefferson Airplane)'s biggest regrets from her career in rocknroll was that she never had sex with Jimi Hendrix. dangerousminds.net/commen…
After Ben Franklin lost his 4 year old son to Smallpox, he became an advocate for Inoculation, and stated in his autobiography: β€œI long regretted bitterly, and still regret that I had not given it to him by inoculation." nytimes.com/2011/03/01/he…
One of the fastest speakers in the world, Steve Woodmore regrets not changing his name to 'Steve Wordmore' en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
When Don Henley was asked about the 'wine/spirit' line in 'Hotel California, Henley responded "My only regret would be having to explain it in detail to you, which would defeat the purpose of using literary devices in songwriting." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot…
Actress Hayden Panettiere had a tattoo that misspelled "Live Without Regrets" nydailynews.com/entertain…
The US sitcom "Cheers" was one of the first TV shows using multiple episodes for one storyline. Its creator regrets helping to make serialization popular; "we may have been partly responsible for [how] if you miss the first episode or two, you are lost ... It can be very frustrating" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ser…
Every single GG Bridge suicide survivor told they had instant regret a millisecond after jumping cosmopolitan.com/lifestyl…
New research in Neuroscience has demonstrated that psychopaths are not evil but have a lower density in their para-limbic system which is in charge of moderating self-control, empathy, and regret. Doctors argue that this is a treatable diagnosis. bbc.co.uk/news/health-153…
The family of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. does not believe that James Earl Ray killed him. When Ray died in 1998, Dr. King's widow expressed regret that America would never be able to "establish the facts concerning Mr. Ray's innocence." nytimes.com/1998/04/24/us…
On the last day of his presidency, Andrew Jackson admitted that he had but two regrets, that he "had been unable to shoot Henry Clay or to hang John C. Calhoun." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And…
Fennec Foxes, which can legally be kept as pets in NY, will sometimes bite without regret. fennecfoxes.net/fennecs-a…
In the Battle of Cold Harbor, during the American Civil War, the Union army suffered 7,000 casualties in less than 10 minutes. Ulysses Grant, the Union’s recently appointed general-in-chief, would one day write in his memoirs, "I regret this assault more than any one I have ever ordered." civilwar.org/battlefields…
30 years ago today a Florida man used a 30-foot satellite transmission dish to hijack HBO’s showing of β€œThe Falcon and the Snowman” and replace it on subscriber TV screens with a protest message that lasted four-and-a-half minutes. He got caught and convicted, but has β€œno regrets.” networkworld.com/article/…
Steven Spielberg ended up regretting the changes he made to E.T. saying, "For myself, I tried once and lived to regret it...I realized what I had done was I had robbed people who loved E.T. of their memories of E.T." slashfilm.com/steven-spie…
The man responsible for Sega's "blast processing" regrets creating "that ghastly phrase". After Scott Bayless mentioned to the marketing dept. that the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive console could "blast data", the company created advertising using the word to compete against the Super Nintendo. nintendolife.com/news/201…
Nathan Hale, American Spy and soldier of the Continental Army, may have never actually uttered the words "I only regret that I have but only one life to lose for my country." thisdayinquotes.com/2010/…
Today I learned of the "Flitch of Bacon" custom in old England, in which couples who had been married for one year and one day would be given a free side of bacon if they swore that they did not regret their wedding (this is thought to be where the phrase "Bring home the bacon" originated) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fli…
The origin of the word "apology" has little to do with having regret for one's actions, and instead justifying and defending them oxforddictionaries.com/us…
The inventor of the web regrets using the two slashes after the protocol bits.blogs.nytimes.com/20…
Copernicus' deathbed regret was that he was never successful in observing the planet Mercury even though he tried books.google.ca/books?id=…
Hugh Grant declined to play The Doctor in the revived Doctor Who series, and to this day regrets the decision. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doc…
A man in prison for 37 years, 14 of which in solitary confinement on death row, won seven separate stays of execution, and when released, said "I don’t have one minute’s regret. It was a glorious experience." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mor…
Harley Race, the inventor of the diving headbutt in professional wrestling, has stated that he regrets ever inventing the move, because it appears to cause spinal problems as well as concussions. A chief practitioner, one of the British Bulldogs, has been confined to a wheelchair lately. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyn…
Tolkien responded to a German publisher's question on whether he was Aryan with: "But if I am to understand that you are enquiring whether I am of Jewish origin, I can only reply that I regret that I appear to have no ancestors of that gifted people." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Paul Tibbets, pilot who dropped the A-bomb on Hiroshima, does not regret what he did. guardian.co.uk/world/2002…
Revolutionary War spy Nathan Hale was only 21 when he was captured by the British and declared "I regret I have but only one life to give for my country" before being hanged en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nat…
George Martin's only major regret in life was signing away royalties by The Beatles "My only regret with the Beatles is that I was wrongly advised and signed away my royalties to their records β€” about half a penny per title but, with them, that would have been an enormous amount.” yahoo.com/news/george-mar…
Napoleon said, "True conquests - those which leave no regret behind them - are those which are made over ignorance." gutenberg.org/ebooks/3567
Christopher Lee almost played Dr Loomis in John Carpenter's Halloween and that it was the biggest regret of his career. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/C…
On the last day of his presidency, Andrew Jackson had but two regrets: that had been unable to shoot Henry Clay or to hang John C. Calhoun. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And…
On June 1955, US Navy P2V Neptune was attacked by two Soviet fighter aircrafts over Bering Straits. Soviet government expressed regret in regard to the incident and was willing to pay the US for 50% of damages sustainedβ€”first such offer ever made by Soviets en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St.…
Penitentiary got its name from the word "penitent", which is to cause or feel regret. etymonline.com/index.php?…
In 1697 the jurors of the Salem Witch trials signed a Declaration of Regret legendsofamerica.com/ma-s…
Stephen Baldwin got "HM" tattooed on his shoulder after making a pact with Miley Cyrus. He now regrets it. wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephe…
The most common regret for people is not living their lives they actually wanted to ariseindiaforum.org/nurse…
In 14th century England, married couples could be awarded a side of bacon if they testified they didn't fight for a year and didn't regret the marriage. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fli…

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