Pure asbestos was used as fake snow in the Wizard of Oz. Here it is raining down on Dorothy, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion. asbestosspecialist.co.uk/…
Bald Eagles are feeding in a suburban Seattle landfill and dropping their trash leftovers in nearby residents' yards. The official β€œbird management plan" sent drones to chase away birds but were ripped up in the sky by eagles. "Scarecrow" mannequins with safety vest and hard hat also failed. seattletimes.com/seattle-…
Charles Waterton was a naturalist who preceded Darwin. He taught a Guyanese slave to practice taxidermy, who taught Charles Darwin. He is credited as the first man to bring the poison curare to Europe to be used as a veterinary anesthetic, and he liked to dress as a scarecrow and sit in trees. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
There is a town in Japan that is filled with scarecrows. Basically the entire town has left or died and this woman has filled this tiny town with handmade scarecrows. kyotojournal.org/online-s…
Instead of scarecrows, some Japanese farmers protect their crops with robotic "Super Monster Wolves" bbc.com/news/blogs-news-f…
Today I learned of an abandoned village in Japan populated by eerie scarecrows. cnn.com/travel/article/na…
The snow in 'The Wizard of Oz' was asbestos. The Wicked Witch’s broom was made of asbestos, as was the Scarecrow’s entire outfit despite the fact that asbestos’ health risks were already known at the time in 1939. atlasobscura.com/articles…
Whilst Filming the Wizard of Oz, Judy Garland was shunned by the Scarecrow, Tinman and Cowardly Lion due to jealousy. Her only friend on the set was Margaret Hamilton who played the Wicked Witch of the West express.co.uk/expressyour…
An Ecuadorian tradition is to burn a scarecrow effigy over new years eve to say good riddance to the old year and welcome a new, fresh, one. The effigies can be figures of dislike to eliminate that negativity, or friends/family to wish them prosperity in the coming year. lead-adventures.com/blog/…
The word "bug" use to mean hobgoblin or a scarecrow until the 17th century where it began being used as a generic word for insects. askabiologist.asu.edu/whe…
The actors/actresses who played the Cowardly Lion, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, and the Wicked Witch of the West all outlived the actress who played Dorothy en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Immediately after the Scarecrow gets his diploma in The Wizard of Oz, he states a mathematical formula which is factually incorrect. blog.computationalcomplex…
Japanese farmers created a super monster wolf robot scarecrow to stop animals damaging their crops grapee.jp/en/96129
Drones are now being used as a Scarecrow substitute gizmodo.com/a-scarecrow-i…
Today I learned of Nagoro, a village in Japan known for a large number of realistic scarecrows positioned throughout the village. The scarecrows outnumber the people 100:1. The village has a population of 30 living people, which make the scarecrow count at about 3,000. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nag…
An orphan from Uganda, who spent his youth as a human scarecrow on his abusive uncle's farm, ran away at 14. With the help of a charity called YES Uganda, he has since earned 2 degrees, started a biotech company, founded a non-profit, and given a talk at TED. sfgate.com/news/article/L…
The scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz had a gun through out the movie, and he even pulled it out on the lion. home.earthlink.net/~jinxo…
There's an episode of "Batman: The Animated Series" in which Scarecrow tries to poison Gotham's water supply by putting fear toxin in it; a plot device used by the movie "Batman Begins." imdb.com/title/tt0519581/
Wacky waving inflatable tube men can double as scarecrows AKA "Air Rangers" 99percentinvisible.org/ep…
Had *Batman & Robin* been successful, WB had already planned a fifth film, which would have been titled *Batman Triumphant*. Directed by Joel Schumacher, it was to feature Scarecrow and Harley Quinn as its villains, with a possible hallucinatory appearance by Jack Nicholson as the Joker. imdb.com/title/tt0118688/…
There was a planned sequel to the 1997 Batman & Robin, with Nicholas Cage considered to play Scarecrow. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat…
The Battle of Yongqiu (756 C.E.) where commander Zhang Xun needed arrows, so he ordered his troops to lower 1,000 scarecrows over the fortress wall, and retrieve the arrow laden decoys to replenish their supply. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat…
There was almost another sequel after Batman and Robin, titled Batman Triumphant that saw Scarecrow as the main villain and the Joker as a hallucination in Batman's mind caused by the fear toxin. The plot element would later be used in the Batman Arkham Knight video game en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/B…
In The Wizard of Oz, Scarecrow had a gun. youtu.be/p9hcXm2vr5I
The Scarecrow from The Wizard of Oz got the Pythagorean Theorem wrong after the Wizard gave him his diploma. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyt…
Coolio was going to play Scarecrow in Joel Schumacher's cancelled Batman and Robin sequel cbr.com/coolio-was-almost…
Buddy Ebson was originally cast as the scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz, but lost the part to Ray Bolger because he had a better rubber leg dance vimeo.com/abelfilms/scare…
A leather coat owned by Hans Frank (a Nazi war criminal) was bought by his son Niklas (a German journalist) and is used on his property as a scarecrow. youtu.be/20M1pFOvG7I?t=2m…
In 'Kojiki', the oldest surviving book in Japan, a scarecrow known as Kuebiko appears as a deity who cannot walk, yet knows everything about the world. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kue…
If a sequel to BATMAN & ROBIN had been made, Howard Stern would have been the villain Scarecrow moviecatcher.net/before-b…
Cillian Murphy (Scarecrow) originally auditioned for the role of Bruce Wayne in Nolan's Batman films. movieweb.com/check-out-ci…
Nicolas Cage almost played Neo, Willy Wonka, The Scarecrow, Superman and Aragorn ranker.com/list/amazing-r…
Cillian Murphy auditioned for Batman and even tried on the bat suit before landing the of Scarecrow in Batman Begins. youtu.be/72cKL4BT--E#t=06…
Britain 28,000 concrete pillboxes in the UK during WW2 in case of a German invasion. Many were camouflaged to look like everyday buildings in cities, haystacks in the countryside, even a caravan complete with a scarecrow "family." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bri…
There's a version of the inflatable tube men called "Air Rangers" that are used as scarecrows ... and they have angry faces lookourway.com/air-ranger…
ScareCrow from "The Wizard of Oz" misqoutes the pythagorean theorem after he got his PhD. youtube.com/watch?v=DUCZX…
Joel Schumacher wanted Nic Cage to play as Scarecrow in a third Batman movie io9.com/5847100/joel-schu…
NASA has a copy of the Curiosity rover that's set up to weigh the same on Earth as Curiosity weighs on Mars, called "Scarecrow", so they can test different sandy surfaces to see if it would get stuck before sending Curiosity someplace similar on Mars. space.com/15682-mars-rove…
Cillian Murphy and Heath Ledger who played The Scarecrow and The Joker respectively in the batman trilogy, were both considered to play the part of Bruce Wayne/The Batman en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat…
Scarecrows were once known as 'Hobidy-boobies'. readingaddicts.co.uk/21-i…
In the original cut of Wizard of Oz, there is a scene in which the scarecrow clearly carries a gun (though it's never mentioned in dialogue) kansascity.com/entertainm…
The calculation that the scarecrow from the Wizard of Oz says about the isosceles triangle after he gets given a brain is mathematically incorrect. wiki.answers.com/Q/In_the…
There were plans for a sequel to Batman and Robin featuring Nicholas Cage as Scarecrow and Harley Quinn as Joker's daughter en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/B…
The Scarecrow in the Wizard of Oz was packing heat. youtube.com/watch?v=ZSmh0…
Joel Schumacher's planned 5th Batman movie included Howard Stern as the Scarecrow. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat…
Steve Buscemi was rumored to be considered for the role of The Scarecrow in the cancelled fifth installment of the first Batman movie franchise en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
Nicolas Cage was considered to play The Scarecrow in the Batman movie. splashpage.mtv.com/2012/0…
The Scarecrow in Wizard of Oz was originally cast as the Tin Man. He convinced MGM to change the casting and switch his role with that of the actor playing Scarecrow. That other actor had an allergic reaction to the Tin Man's silver makeup and was re-cast, leaving him out of the film completely. snopes.com/movies/films/o…
Colin Mochrie of Who's Line is it Anyway fame was the original voice cast for the Scarecrow in Batman: The Animated Series en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sca…
Joel Shumacher wanted to make Batman Triumphant after Batman and Robin, starring Nic Cage as the Scarecrow. blogs.indiewire.com/thepl…

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