Patricia Demauro walked to a craps table at Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa with $100. Four hours and 18 minutes later, Demauro had rolled the World Record for Craps Rolls. She rolled 154 times, the odds of accomplishing this is 1 in 1.56 trillion. content.time.com/time/nat…
Carlos Santana was the first Hispanic Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee in 1998 britannica.com/biography/…
In 2011, a Japanese company released a motorcycle that runs on "biogas" - human faeces - with the seat featuring a built-in toilet, and a giant roll of toilet paper mounted at the rear end. The motorcycle can also play music, write messages in the air using residual light imagery, and talk cnet.com/news/toilet-moto…
Leo Fender was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992: a unique achievement given that he never learned to play the instruments that he made a career of making en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo…
Rolls Royce uses the leather of 15 to 18 Bulls per car, raised in cold climates to prevent marks from insect bites. Cows aren't used because they might have stretch marks from pregnancies. thehogring.com/2011/03/22…
Stevie Nicks is the only woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame TWICE. Once for Fleetwood Mac and a second time for her solo career. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
Some leaf cutter ants grow antibiotics on their backs so that when their nests get infected with microbes they roll on it to kill bacteria. This new discovery is helping doctors and researchers stop the current antibiotic crisis. news.ncsu.edu/2018/02/ant…
In the original StarWars movie, the prop for Luke's Lightsaber was made from a Graflex Flashgun, sliding glass cabinet grips and calculator parts. Kenobi's Lightsaber was put together with a sink knob, a browning machine gun booster, a WWI rifle grenade and a part from a Rolls-Royce jet engine. nofilmschool.com/Original…
Young Komodo Dragons roll around in entrails and feces to avoid being eaten by older, cannibal Komodo Dragons animalcorner.org/animals/…
AC/DC's Angus Young created 'High Voltage Rock and Roll' around the chords A-C-D-C. youtu.be/AaA7n33zWak?t=51
I learned that part of the reason kids like to spin, roll, and swing is that it stimulates and develops the proprioceptive system, which influences coordination, spatial, and body awareness, and also helps calm them down. mamaot.com/why-do-some-ki…
Robert Bork, the SCOTUS nominee the Democrats voted down, fired the special prosecutor looking at Watergate at Nixon's request after his two predecessors refused to and resigned. He also stated a desire to roll back the civil rights decisions of the Warren and Burger courts en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob…
The reason backseat windows in cars don't roll all the way down is not in fact for child safety, but because there isn't room in the car door to fit the full window due to the wheel well. autotrader.com/car-news/h…
Musician Louis Jordan recorded one of the first "raps" in popular music, pioneered the use of electric guitar and electronic organ, made a candidate for the first rock and roll record, and "presaged virtually all of the dominant black music styles of the 1950s and 1960s." cs.mcgill.ca/~rwest/wikis…
English musician Mike Edwards (AKA Pramada), known for artful 1970s cello play with the band ELO (Electric Light Orchestra), died suddenly in 2010 when a runaway round hay bale bounded downhill and crushed his van on the A381 Road. The hay roll's weight was estimated at around 1,300 pounds. bbc.com/news/uk-england-d…
Boxes of aluminum foil, Saran Wrap, and wax paper have tabs on the side that push in to keep the roll in place. eatthis.com/aluminum-foil…
A photographer found a roll of unexposed 35mm black and white Kodak Plus-X film that expired in 1945. After struggling to determine how to expose and develop the film using more modern cameras and chemicals, the photographer successfully captured images of contemporary New York City. petapixel.com/2016/04/27/…
Trevor Moore, a member of the Whitest Kids U’ Know comedy troupe, co-created the semiscripted Disney Channel sitcom Just Roll With It, where audience members choose between three options to decide what happens to the characters in certain scenes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jus…
Boeing is 2nd biggest weapon contractor in the world, Airbus 12th and Rolls-Royce Holdings 27th. people.defensenews.com/to…
Eric Clapton is the only person to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame three times: as a member of The Yardbirds (1992), as a member of Cream (1993), and for his solo career (2000). cleveland.com/entertainme…
Vladimir Lenin's personal car at the time of his death was a Rolls Royce Silver Ghost that he had converted into a half-track. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rol…
The Reliant Robin Jeremy Clarkson drove on Top Gear had the differential modified to make it roll over more easily. Another Robin was used as a rocket on the show and was the largest non-commercial rocket launch in European history. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rel…
Eric Clapton is the only musician to be inducted into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame THREE times. He's been inducted as a member of The Yardbirds, Cream, and for his solo career. whereseric.com/the-vault/…
Uranus is the only planet that rolls horizontally as it orbits the sun, due to an early planetary collision that knocked it sideways cosmoquest.org/x/365dayso…
Dung beetles use the orientation of the Milky Way to help them roll dung balls back to their nests by the shortest route bbc.co.uk/news/science-en…
The Sultan of Brunei has a collection of 7000 cars in 110 separate garages inside his palace, including 600 Rolls Royces, 440 Mercedes Benzes, 365 Ferraris, 350 Bentleys, 275 Lamborghinis, 265 Audis, 258 Aston Martins, 237 BMWs, 230 Porsches, 225 Jaguars, 183 Land Rovers, and 172 Bugattis en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ist…
The teenage Jimi Hendrix adored speedboat racing. His drawings of hydroplanes powered by loud aircraft engines are preserved at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame needsomefun.net/jimi-hend…
There was a β€œDream Tour” featuring holograms of late rock β€˜n roll icons Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison. rollingstone.com/music/mu…
The song β€œI Put a Spell on You” by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins was supposed to be a ballad, but during a recording session, Hawkins β€œscreamed and grunted” through the whole song because he was drunk. It was his most-successful recording and is in The Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scr…
Rolls Royce makes engines for the Apache helicopter. On a standard day, the Apache has vertical climb rate of 1,775 feet per minute, a ceiling of 21,000 feet & can reach speeds of 182 MPH or 293 KM/H. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boe…
A Rolls Royce oil change is $650 and the annual check up is almost $4,000... autoinfluence.com/cars-mo…
When Nirvana was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, they invited four women to perform in Kurt's place rollingstone.com/music/mu…
Keith Moon once came to the exclusive Tramp night club butt naked, spread-eagled on the hood of his Rolls-Royce. The car was driven by his assistant Dougal Butler. thewho.com/full-moon-risi…
Karen Carpenter will be eligible for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2021 despite dying 37 years ago. Due to the fact her first solo album was released 16 years after she died. Eligibility requires 25 years after an artist’s first record. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kar…
You weren't supposed to eat sushi rolls with chopsticks tastingtable.com/dine/nat…
In the 70's an eccentric Englishman made a car with a 27 litre 1000hp merlin engine and got sued by Rolls Royce for using a RR grill on it. classicdriver.com/en/arti…
A man rigged his house up with Indiana Jones style booby traps, including a hot tub which would roll at you if you tripped a wire, a fortified front door, and animal traps. An FBI agent was shot by a wheelchair, fitted with a fishing line and shotgun cartridges. bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-c…
Richard Harris was so drunk through the 1970s that he forgot he owned a Rolls Royce. It sat in a New York garage for 25 years before he found an old photo of himself with it and his accountant confirmed it was still there running up $90k in garage storage costs. telegraph.co.uk/news/obit…
Today I learned about Bell's Phenomenon, which causes your eyeballs to roll upwards reflexively when injury is imminent. You can test it yourself by holding one eyelid open while attempting to blink. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bel…
Elvis Presley was actually blond. The King of Rock ’n’ Roll began dying his hair black from a very early age. Because of this, only one photo of him with his natural hair color exists – and it is framed on the wall of Graceland. countrymusicnation.com/ol…
All every Rolls Royce pinstripe is painted by a man who used to be an old English village sign painter. It's the last manufacturing step and can't afford mistakes as the paint instantly bonds with the car body and cannot be erased. money.cnn.com/2015/04/30/…
In 2006, the Sex Pistols were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but they refused to attend the ceremony, calling the museum "a piss stain". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex…
One man paints the cochlines on every single Rolls-Royce motorcar. This is done entirely freehand and he is the only man both capable and qualified for the job. youtu.be/aZ37QC2xFkQ
Since the 13th century, the German Princely House of Reuss has named all its male children Heinrich, who are identified by a number. Numbers are assigned in birth order and roll over each century: the current patriarch is Heinrich XIV, whose two sons are named Heinrich XXIX and Heinrich V en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pri…
Some Midwesterners eat cinnamon rolls with their chili. whatscookingamerica.net/c…
George Eastman founder of the Kodak and helped to bring the use of roll film into the mainstream, suffered from a degenerative disease in his final two years. Eastman died by suicide with a gunshot through the heart. His suicide note read, "To my friends, my work is done – Why wait? GE." wikipedia.org/wiki/George…
Joan Jett's song "I Love Rock N' Roll" is actually a cover song. The original one was sung by a group called The Arrows. youtube.com/watch?v=8AT_P…
In 1955 the famous, white DJ Alan Freed "accidently" played the single, Only You (And You Alone) by The Platters, on air during a prime time that was traditionally reserved for only white artists. It became an instant hit and pioneered the 'new sound' of rock ’n’ roll as we know it today. theplatters.com/about
The last roll of Kodak Kodachrome film was given to National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry who used it to capture 36 original images including one of a nomadic tribe in India whose nomadic ways were coming to an end. stevemccurry.com/stories/…
If you try to steal the hood ornament from a Rolls Royce made after 2004, it will instantly retreat into the chassis of the car until the owner rights it. These hood ornaments, called "The Spirit of Ecstasy", cost roughly US $4000 to replace. youtube.com/watch?time_co…

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