The groove between the nose and upper lip is called the philtrum. The groove is a reminder of time spent in your mother's womb. The two sides of your face develop independently and come to meet in the middle of your face creating the philtrum. medicaldaily.com/developm…
There is fountain in Chicago called β€˜shit fountain’. The artist created a giant bronze coil of feces as both a tribute to doggie defecation and a reminder to pick it up. atlasobscura.com/places/s…
The β€˜B’ on Auschwitz I’s β€œarbeit macht frei” sign was placed upside down as a symbol of resistance by the prisoners who were forced to create it. This act went undiscovered by the SS. The inverted β€˜B’ is now a reminder to, β€œnever remain indifferent. Indifference kills.” auschwitz.info/en/b-the-s…
In 1949 BB King re-entered a burning music hall to save his favorite $30 Gibson guitar. King later learned the fire was started when two men knocked over a burning barrel of kerosene while fighting over a woman named Lucille. King has named every guitar he's owned Lucille as a reminder. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luc…
North Korea Owes Sweden €300m for 1,000 Stolen Volvos and every 6 months Sweden sends them reminders. europe.newsweek.com/north…
The song "Can't Feel My Face" by The Weeknd is about cocaine and not a woman, as per the lyrics of another song by him called "Reminder". popsongprofessor.com/blog…
The flag of Bikini Atoll closely resembles the USA. It is a symbolic reminder of islanders' belief that a debt is owed by USA to their people, because the US government detonated the Castle Bravo hydrogen bomb on the island in 1954. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fla…
There is a bigfoot trap located in Jacksonville, USA. Built in 1974, it was monitored and refilled daily for 6 years. No longer active, now it serves as a reminder that "there is still mystery in the world" atlasobscura.com/places/t…
In British Parliament by tradition, the opposite parties are separated by two red lines in the carpet "Two Sword Lengths" (3.96 m) apart which remains as a reminder to seek resolution by peaceful means parliament.uk/about/how/r…
Some Canadian universities give an Iron Ring to engineering graduates "as a symbol and reminder of the obligations and ethics associated with their profession." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iro…
In the late 1960s, a candy company produced the "Hippy Sippy", a toy resembling a syringe that contained small, multi-colored candy pellets. The intent was to mimic drug usage in the hippie culture, primarily through the toy being a reminder of heroin. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hip…
In World War 2 it was common for desensitized US troops to murder German POWs if they were wearing American boots, as it was a reminder that one of their buddies had been killed digital.library.txstate.e…
During WWII, other candy manufacturers donated their sugar rations to keep Life Savers in production so that the little candies could be shared with Armed Forces as a "tasty reminder of life at home". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lif…
IM Pei's pyramid used as an entrance in the Louvre's courtyard has the exact same proportions as the Great Pyramid of Giza. The choice of this figure also serves as a reminder of the importance of the Egyptian antiquities collection inside the museum pariscityvision.com/en/pa…
BB King played at a hall in 1949 in which 2 men fought and started a fire. He escaped but realized his guitar was inside. He ran into the hall and saved it. The 2 men were fighting over a girl, Lucille, so King vowed never to fight over a girl. King named all his guitars Lucille as a reminder. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luc…
The Bikini Atoll's flag is similar to the USA flag, with black stars representing islands destroyed by nuclear testing, to serve as a reminder of the debt the US still owes them for nuclear fallout and radiation poisoning. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fla…
During WWI, a historic library in Belgium was set on fire by the Germans, destroying 300,000 books (including medieval works). It was rebuilt, but set on fire again in WWII after the invasion of Nazi Germany, destroying another 900,000 books. The burned books are now on display as a reminder. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Shortly before each terrorist who was involved in the 1972 Munich massacre of Israeli athletes was assassinated by Mossad, his family would receive flowers and a condolence card that read, "A reminder we do not forget or forgive." smh.com.au/news/world/we-…
Sumo wrestlers of the lowest ranks must always wear wooden sandals in public. The clacking sound of their footsteps is a reminder to improve their skills. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Get…
March 31st is "World Backup Day", which serves as a reminder to backup your data. nationaldaycalendar.com/d…
Canadian engineers wear an iron (or steel) ring on the pinky of their working/dominant hand as a symbol and reminder of the obligations and ethics associated with their profession. ironring.ca/
In 1939 a resolution submitted to the House of Rep recommended that a Capitol Building statue be "...ground into dust, and scattered to the four winds, that no more remembrance may be perpetuated of our barbaric past, and that it may not be a constant reminder to our American Indian citizens." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
In 1966 Walter Knott built a replica of the historic Independence Hall at his Californian theme park, Knott's Berry Farm, as a reminder of a crucial event of history. yesterland.com/independen…
Before Israel Special Forces would assassinate PLO members in retaliation for the Munich Massacre, they would send the target's family flowers with a condolence card reading: "A reminder we do not forget or forgive." wikipedia.org/wiki/Operat…
Salman Rushdie receives a "sort of Valentine's card" from Iran each year on Feb. 14 as a reminder of a fatawa issued for Rushdie in 1989 nytimes.com/2007/06/17/wo…
Reminder - Main song from "O' Brother Where Art Thou' was an archival recording of an actual prisoner 40 years earlier. The record label tracked him down, paid him, and took him to the Grammys. allmusic.com/artist/james…
Enver Hoxha, Cold-War dictator of Albania, built 750,000 concrete bunkers - one for every 4 inhabitants - in preparation for an invasion that never materialized. The bunkers continue to litter the landscape today as a reminder of the paranoid totalitarian regime. atlasobscura.com/articles…
During WWII candy manufacturers donated their own sugar rations to Life Savers to keep the candies in production so that they could be given to armed forces as a reminder of life at home. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lif…
The Tower of London now displays incredibly realistic animal sculptures made of galvanized chicken wire, a reminder that these wild animals once roamed freely here. webecoist.momtastic.com/2…
The first shot of a film production is referred to as "The Jonesy," named after Sarah Jones, a camera assistant killed by a train. It's intended to be a reminder for crews to make sure they have taken all safety precautions before beginning their filming day en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
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Much of Kentucky was, prior to statehood, known as Transylvania Colony. A college in Lexington, Transylvania College, is the last significant reminder of the region's former name. unusualkentucky.blogspot.…
Today I learned of the Iron Ring as worn by Canadian engineers as a reminder of their ethical duty, prompted in part by the Quebec Bridge failures. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iro…
Corpses of unsuccessful climbers remain on Mt. Everest, often serving as a reminder of the danger. slightlywarped.com/crapfa…
In Sir Thomas More's book, Utopia, included a woodgraving picture of the fictional island subtlety formed as a skull. It was meant as a "memento mori" or a reminder of death. nature.com/bdj/journal/v1…
Israeli Mossad agents sent to assassinate people affiliated with the Munich Massacre would send white flowers to the target's family hours before the act with a note that read, "A reminder we do not forget or forgive" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ope…
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On the final day of filming the pilot episode to Gilligan's Island, JFK was assassinated. A reminder of the tragedy appears in the opening sequence of the show's first season. As the Minnow is leaving the harbor, an American flag flying at half staff can be seen briefly in the background. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
There's a newly built atom-shaped science and technology building in North Korea. The building's design, clearly visible from the air, is a reminder of North Korea's refusal to abandon its nuclear programme. ibtimes.co.uk/north-korea…
In 2000 LG produced an Internet Fridge which issued you with reminders as your food supplies got low. Its $20,000 price tag along with it being perceived as an unnecessary product resulted in it being unsuccessful. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Int…
If you borrowed an important book from the Vatican Library during the Renaissance, the pope himself wrote out the reminder slip. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vat…
The final day of filming the pilot of Gilligan's Island was 11/22/1963, the day of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and as a reminder an American Flag flying at half staff can be seen in the background in the opening sequence of the show's first season youtube.com/watch?v=cfR7q…
During the restoration of Grand Central Terminal's Main Concourse ceiling, the team left a small patch untouched to serve as a reminder of how grimy the terminal had become. It was assumed that the grime was caused by city smog when, in fact, it was almost entirely caused by tobacco smoke. amny.com/urbanite-1.81203…
When the Black Death pandemic struck Siena, Italy in 1348, construction on a new addition to the massive Siena Cathedral was halted permanently, never to resume. The unfinished ruins of this project still stand to this day as a stark reminder of that deadly plague. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sie…
The U.S. Supreme Court Justices shake hands with each before they read a decision. The practice was instituted as a reminder that differences of opinion in the Court did not preclude overall harmony of purpose. pbs.org/newshour/updates/…
"Hindu Kush, the 500 miles long mountain range between Afghanistan and Pakistan literally means 'Kills the Hindu', a reminder of the days when Indian slaves from the Indian subcontinent died in the harsh weather typical of the Afghan mountains while being transported to Central Asia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hin…
The Original Pizza Hut building was moved to the campus of Wichita State University to serve as a reminder to students that hard work can help them succeed. wichita.edu/thisis/buildi…

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