There is a super strong Pine tree in the Southern US called β€œSlash Pine” that is so strong that it exceeds most hardwoods. It is nearly as strong as Ironwood, but is less than half the weight. wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinus_…
Slash, Lenny Kravitz and Nicolas Cage were classmates in High School. 96fm.com.au/entertainment…
Slash is half White/English (born in London) and half African American. And not at all Jewish, even though he’s listed in a book of famous Jewish people and finds it funny. mixcloud.com/WTFwithMarcM…
The symbol "β„ž", sometimes transliterated as "Rx", is recorded in 16th century manuscripts as an abbreviation of the late Latin instruction recipe, meaning 'take thou'. Originally abbreviated Rc, the later convention of using a slash to indicate abbreviation resulted in the modern common symbol. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Med…
Joe Perry sold his 1959 Gibson Les Paul during his 1982 divorce. Later he found the guitar was owned by Slash. Perry called Slash and bugged him for years, offering to pay more than the guitar's worth. Years later at Joe's 50th birthday party, Slash finally gave him the guitar as a gift. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe…
The Sheriff of Hillsborough County Florida (which includes Tampa) has a son who was sentenced to two years in jail for attacking someone with a knife. The son is an aspiring rapper named Zchronik and his last song β€œSlash Yo Face” was played as evidence before the court. tampabay.com/news/breakin…
Guns and Roses guitarist Slash did not allow the TV show Glee to use any of Guns and Roses' music despite many attempts from producers. He stated β€œGlee is worse than Grease and Grease is bad enough.” slashsworld.com/2011/01/1…
Guns N' Roses lead guitarist Slash once walked in on his mom naked in bed with David Bowie rollingstone.com/music/mu…
The origin of Backslash in MS Windows. Unix introduced in '70 the forward slash as its directory separator. In '81 MS-DOS 1.0 didn’t support directories at all and already were using "/" as switch operator, hence the DOS 2 had to chose the "\" as the only viable to keep compatibility. howtogeek.com/181774/why-…
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry sold his prized 1959 Les Paul during his divorce and lost track of it until he found Slash in a magazine holding the same guitar. For years Slash refused to sell it back until he finally gave it to Perry as a gift on his 50th birthday. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe…
In the mid 70's a kid named Saul Hudson would ditch school and hang out at his best friend's house. His best friend's dad, actor Seymour Cassel, would call Saul "slash" because he was always in a hurry, moving around. And to this day, he's known simply as guitar legend Slash. loudwire.com/slash-recall…
The entire US-Canada border is defined by a 20 ft. deforested area called "The Slash". atlasobscura.com/places/u…
The guitarist Slash is British en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sla…
Due to the rise in use of avocados, ERs are seeing more and more "avocado hand" injuries from the slash and stab wounds people sustained from mishandling things, in some cases causing permanent damage and requiring extensive surgery to repair sfgate.com/food/article/A…
A young Andrew Jackson received a slash to the face from the sword of a British officer during his captivity for refusing to polish his shoes. thehermitage.com/learn/an…
The guitar Slash plays on November Rain is a 59 Les Paul that Aerosmiths Joe Perry used in the 1970s before selling it. Perry wanted it back but lost track of it until a friend saw it in a magezine article about Slash. Slash didn't want to sell, but gave it to Perry for his 50th birthday. guitarplayer.com/gear/101…
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…
Slash from Guns N' Roses is half British, was born in London (Hampstead) and lived in Stoke-on-Trent till he was 5 years old. biography.com/people/slas…
Slash from the band Guns N' Roses refuses to allow "Glee" to use the band's music because he thinks the show sucks. rollingstone.com/music/ne…
Slash was almost in Megadeth ultimate-guitar.com/news/…
Slash, guitarist from Guns and Roses, was dead for 8 minutes in an elevator, and then was eventually revived. dailystar.co.uk/showbiz-t…
In mid 2008, media outlets reported that Dr Pepper would offer a free can of Dr Pepper to everyone in the USA β€”excluding former Guns N' Roses guitarists Buckethead and Slashβ€” if the band released Chinese Democracy in 2008. They failed on their vow and were threatened litigation by Axl Rose. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chi…
When writing "Paradise City," the band had to vote on the second line because Slash wanted "Where the girls are fat and they've got big titties." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Par…
David Bowie had an affair with the mother of Guns N' Roses guitarist, Slash. rollingstone.com/music/ne…
Before Guns N'Roses, Slash once auditioned for the band Poison, he decided not to join when he was asked about wearing make up. loudwire.com/slash-poison…
There is a growing number of people going to hospital with "avocado injuries". When attempting to cut an avocado they suffered serious stab and slash injuries stuff.co.nz/national/heal…
There is a type of fencing which uses sharp blades, and the object is to slash or poke the opponent's un-guarded face. Dodging is not allowed. vice.com/en_ca/article/av…
Slash's 1958 Gibson Les Paul Standard is the first ever made gibson.com/Products/Elect…
Today I learned that Brian May and Slash created a supergroup to protest the Badger Cull. Among its members was Sir David Attenborough. theguardian.com/music/201…
In 2013 David Attenborough joined guitarists Brain May and Slash to produce a song dedicated to badgers to oppose their culling in the UK nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/l…
Slash hated the song sweet child o mine even though it was an instant hit and was born around a riff he himself played accidentally for fun. heretodaygonetohell.com/a…
Daily use of Truvada (a combo pill of tenofovir plus emtricitabine) could slash rates of HIV transmission in Gay partners where one person was already infected and the other was not. webmd.com/hiv-aids/news/2…
The US-Canadian border is a deforested boundary line known as "The Slash". Constructed before GPS, the border actually zig-zags from the actual 49th parallel by as much as 295 ft on either side. atlasobscura.com/places/u…
A 'Star Trek' novel was published depicting Kirk and Spock as gay lovers. 'Killing Time' (1985) included "slash" (same-sex) themes that were supposed to be edited out, but the wrong edition was printed. The publisher could not recall all copies sent to stores, and fans quickly bought them. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kil…
When guitarist Slash wrote "Sweet Child O' Mine" he had an initial disdain for the song due to its roots as a simple "string skipping" exercise and considered it a joke at the time. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swe…
Slash's mother was a costume designer for David Bowie among others; his father created album covers for Joni Mitchell and Neil Young. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sla…
Slash tried out for Poison and was rejected due to a lack of spandex and hairspray. blabbermouth.net/news/bre…
While recording 'Appetite for Destruction' Slash used a modded amp head that was a rental. After recording, he kept the amp head but the rental company eventually repo'd it. youtu.be/nEq1tKM4v2k?t=10…
A majority of younger Guitar Hero 3 players thought that Slash was just a video game character. engadget.com/2012/02/22/s…
In 2001, Slash (guitarist) was diagnosed with Cardiomyopathy due to drugs and alcohol abuse. He was given between 6 days and 6 weeks to live. He survived and now has a defibrillator implanted inside him. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sla…
There is a 20 foot "slash" across 1349 miles of forest along the Canadian/American border. sevendaysvt.com/vermont/w…
Slash's famous Gibson Les Paul used on Appetite for Destruction isn't actually a Gibson. premierguitar.com/article…
In 2008 Dr. Pepper had an ad campaign that promised every American, except Slash and Buckethead, a free can of Dr.Pepper if the Guns and Roses released their long awaited album, Chinese Democracy. news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/enter…
Slash once found his Mom naked in bed with David Bowie. huffingtonpost.com/2012/0…
As teenagers, Gun's N Roses' members Slash and Steven Adler used to "hang out and smoke pot" with Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers epiphone.com/news-feature…
Slash [GnR] initially wanted to play the bass. Seeing a local music teacher play electric guitar was the reason that made him switch over to it. teamrock.com/news/2014-08…
If you hit the forward-slash key in firefox it brings up the search box.

No more cmd/ctrl+f for me.

Slash and Betty White did a commercial together where they look at toads youtube.com/watch?v=y7BK0…
Axl Rose banned fans from wearing Slash shirts to Guns N' Roses concerts mxdwn.com/2012/06/06/news…
Slash wears his top hat because he's shy. wgrd.com/guitar-legend-sl…

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