Converse shoes have β€œfuzzy soles” so they can be imported as slippers which dramatically reduces import taxes. businessinsider.com/heres…
In The Big Lebowski, The Dude’s iconic jelly slippers were Jeff Bridges’ own shoes, along with several other items that The Dude is seen wearing. He still has the jelly shoes to this day. youtu.be/B7zLthh85P8
There is a church in Taiwan in the shape of a giant glass slipper. bbc.com/news/amp/world-as…
As a cost-saving technique, some of Converse's famous Chuck Taylor shoes have a felt bottom, as fuzzy soles technically qualify as slippers, and have lower import taxes (30%) than regular shoes smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
Teddy Roosevelt had a menagerie of pets while serving as president, including, but not limited to; Baron Spreckle (a hen), Jonathan Edwards (a small black bear), Josh (a badger), Tom Quartz and Slippers (cats), Bill (a laughing hyena a gift from Emperor Menelik ), and Bill the Lizard. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uni…
Shoe manufacturers add a thin coating of felt to the sole of a shoes which classifies the shoe as slipper, not sneaker which are cheaper to import. putthison.com/why-are-my-…
The slippers of Dorthy in the Wizard of Oz book are silver but were changed to red for the movie to contrast better with the yellow brick road thelist.com/34367/things-…
Anthony Cymerys an 82 years old barber would go out every Wednesday with his chair, a pair of slippers and a car battery to power his clippers at a local park in Hartford. He gives free haircuts to the homeless and doesn't charge them a dime, all you had to do in exchange is to give him a hug. cbsnews.com/news/homeless…
Most Converse sneakers have a very thin layer of felt applied to their soles, in order to legally classify them as slippers. This saves the company more than 33% in import tariffs. smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
According to an autopsy report an Alabama minister who died of β€œaccidental mechanical asphyxia” in his home, was found hogtied, wearing two complete wet suits, including a face mask, diving gloves and slippers, rubberized underwear, a head mask, and had a dildo in his anus covered with a condom theregister.co.uk/2007/10…
Today I learned about Vincent Louis Gigante, an American mob boss who feigned insanity for 30 years to escape prosecution. Called β€œThe Oddfather” and β€œThe Enigma in the Bathrobe” by the press, he often wandered the streets of New York’s Village in his bathrobe and slippers, mumbling incoherently to himself. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vin…
In the original novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," Dorothy wore silver shoes. They used Ruby slippers in the movie to take advantage of the new Technicolor film. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rub…
In the Brothers Grimm version of Cinderella, the stepsisters cut off their toes and part of their heel to fit into the slipper. Their plans are foiled when the Prince notices the shoe filling up with blood. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cin…
Billionaire Howard Hughes bought a casino for the sole purpose of moving its trademark neon silver slipper. Visible from Hughes' bedroom, it had apparently kept him awake at night. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How…
Peter Cushing, the actor for Grand Moff Tarkin, found his costume's boots to be very uncomfortable. Any time his feet were not visible in the shot he would be wearing comfy slippers. Grand Moff Tarkin destroyed Alderaan wearing comfy slippers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gra…
The stolen Ruby Slippers have been found after 13 years. nytimes.com/2018/09/04/us…
The Pope wears red leather "papal shoes" outside, the color represents the blood of Catholic martyrs. They are not to be confused with the indoors "papal slippers", made of satin, silk and gold thread. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pap…
During the production of Star Wars, Peter Cushing found Grand Moff Tarkin's boots, furnished by the wardrobe department, to be very uncomfortable. George Lucas agreed to limit shots where Cushing's feet would be visible, allowing him to wear his own slippers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gra…
Converse sneakers have fuzzy soles so they can be classified the same as slippers to avoid paying higher import tax smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
When an informer told the Roman emperor Julian that a man possessed a purple robe (which was treason and punishable by death, purple being the royal color), Julian dealt with the offender by sending him a pair of purple slippers to complete the outfit. civilization.org.uk/decli…
Converse Chuck Taylors have fuzz on the soles so that they can be classified as slippers, which are subject to much lower U.S. import tariffs than sneakers. gazetc.com/blog/2010/08/s…
In 2005 someone stole Judy Garland's ruby red slippers from the Wizard of Oz film, while on they were on display in Minnesota. They have never been found and there is currently a $1 million dollar reward for there return. theguardian.com/film/cost…
Cinderella's slipper in the Chinese version (AD 850) was so small that the King who found it sent all his men to track down the maiden because Chinese men like women with tiny feet. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ye_…
Billionaire Howard Hughes bought the small Silver Slipper casino only to re-position the hotel's trademark neon sign, which was visible from his bedroom and had been keeping him up at night. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How…
Dorothys slippers in the Wizard of Oz were originally silver but MGM studios decided to change them to bright red to show off their new Technicolor film techniques. bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-c…
In Charles Perrault's version of Cinderella (most popular one), some interpreters have suggested that the "glass slipper" (pantoufle de verre) had actually been a "squirrel fur slipper" (pantoufle de vair). In French, verre/vair are homonyms. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cin…
Converse Chuck Taylors have fuzz on the soles so that they can be classified as slippers, which are subject to much lower U.S. import tariffs than sneakers. gazetc.com/blog/2010/08/s…
Converse Sneakers have felt on the bottom because that classifies them as slippers, which have a lower tariff. smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
Howard Hughes bought the Silver Slipper casino so he could turn off the flashing slipper sign so he didn't have to see it anymore from his penthouse across the street en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sil…
Peter Cushing, who played the fearsome antagonist of Star Wars Episode IV, found the boots of his costume so uncomfortable he wore slippers and told George Lucas to avoid taking shots of his legs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gra…
Peter Cushing, who played Grand Moff Tarkin in Star Wars, found his costume boots so uncomfortable that he wore slippers during many of his scenes, leading many scenes being filmed shin up or higher. youtu.be/NdXLDvx_tHQ?t=1m…
Reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes was being kept awake at night by the bright neon sign from the 'Silver Slipper' casino, so he bought the casino and dismantled the sign. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How…
In the book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Dorothy's slippers are silver, but they were changed to ruby slippers for the movie to take advantage of the new Technicolor film. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rub…
In the Brothers Grimm version of Cinderella the ugly stepsisters cut off their toes and heels respectively to fit into the slipper. Each time the Prince is fooled, and requires doves to point out dripping blood. The same birds later peck out the sisters' eyes during Cinderella's wedding. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cin…
Dorothy's slippers were silver in the original Wizard of Oz, but changed to ruby slippers to take advantage of Technicolor. oz.wikia.com/wiki/Silver_…
In the original story of the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy wore silver slippers to protect her from the Wicked Witch of the West, but this was changed to Ruby Slippers in the 1939 film to take advantage of the new Technicolor process en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rub…
The bottom of Converse "All Star" sneakers are covered with felt so that they classify as slippers, and therefore command a lower import tariff. businessinsider.com/heres…
Lego made slippers to protect your feet from their product standard.co.uk/lifestyle/…
In the original story, the slippers in Cinderella were made from squirrel fur, and the glass slipper likely came from a mistranslation. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/V…
In the Grimm Brother's Cindarella, the stepsisters cut off their heel and toe to try to fit their foot into the slipper.. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cin…
The felt on the bottom of Converse sneakers is there in order to lower the price of tariffs on the shoes down to the lower category of house slippers smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
In the Brothers Grimm version of Cinderella, her stepsisters had cut off parts of their feet to fit into the glass slippers and deceive the prince. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cin…
Bill Nye holds the patent for a new and improved ballet slipper, and for an educational magnifying glass created by filling a clear plastic bag with water. pbs.org/wgbh/nova/blogs/s…
There Are Ballet Slippers That Make Drawings From The Dancer's Movements makezine.com/2014/11/06/e…
Vincent Gigante, dubbed "The Oddfather" by the press, often wandered the streets of Greenwich Village in his bathrobe and slippers, mumbling incoherently to himself. He later admitted was an elaborate act to avoid prosecution. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vin…
EVA Air Operates a Hello Kitty Flight with Hello Kitty-themed livery, snacks, menus, pillows, slippers, barf bags, napkins, coasters, bulkhead art and toiletries, including toilet paper. Flights depart Taipei's airport from a Hello Kitty themed Check-in area and Gate. onemileatatime.boardingar…
The actor playing Grand Moff Tarkin wore slippers during his scenes in Star Wars en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pet…
Peter Cushing wore carpet slippers on the set of Star Wars because the boots he was supposed to wear as Grand Moff Tarkin didn't fit right and hurt his feet. youtube.com/watch?v=NdXLD…
Mafia boss Vincent Gigante dubbed the "The Oddfather" a wandered the streets of Greenwich Village in his bathrobe and slippers feigning insanity to avoid prosecution. edition.cnn.com/2003/LAW/…
In the Brothers Grimm version of Cinderella the two step sisters cut off their toes and heels to fit into the slippers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cin…
The "Ruby Slippers" are considered the Holy Grail of Hollywood memorabilia, selling recently for nearly $700,000 ... and that a pair of them are missing. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rub…
Peter Cushing (Grand Moff Tarkin) wore slippers during the filming of Star Wars and never appeared on screen below the knees en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pet…
In Cinderella's story wrote by Perrault, she wasn't wearing glass slippers but "slippers of white squirrel fur", but in the script he had to replace the word vair (squirrel fur) for verre (glass).And Cinderella has worn "glass slippers" ever since. curiosity.discovery.com/q…
In the story of Cinderella, it's believed the famed glass slippers originated from a translation error originally meaning 'Grey-Squirrel Fur Slippers' en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cin…
Howard Hughes bought the Silver Slipper Casino just to move its neon sign, which had been keeping him up at night. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How…
The Wizard of Oz is an allegory for the United States Standard War of 1890 (Dorothy is representative of America, her slippers are representative of silver, The Wizard is Oz. because gold is measured in ounces, etc.) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pol…
Dorothy's iconic ruby slippers were actually silver shoes but were changed to red to take advantage of Technicolor en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/R…
Ciabatta, named with the Italian word for "slipper", was invented in Italy in 1982 with the goal of competing with baguettes imported from France. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cia…
In an early version of Cinderella, the ugly stepsisters cut off their heels and toes so their feet would fit into the glass slipper. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ugl…
I learned that during the filming of Star Wars, Peter Cushing/ Grand Moff Tarkin wore slippers during the scenes where his feet were not visible because they could not get boots of his size in time. starwars.wikia.com/wiki/P…
Peter Cushing's shoes in Star Wars: A New Hope were so tight that George Lucas let him wear slippers for his scenes. In the movie he is only ever seen from the knees up. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pet…
In the original story of Cinderella, the wicked stepsisters cut off part of their feet to fit into the glass slippers. pitt.edu/~dash/type0510a.…
The 'Wizard of Oz" movie was a satirical allegory of money and politics in 1900. The slippers were changed from silver to ruby for the movie.

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Grand Moff Tarkin wore slippers throughout filming of Star Wars. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gra…
It's illegal to change a lightbulb in Victoria unless you're a licensed electrician. It's also illegal to wear slippers in public after sunset. blogs.smh.com.au/sit/arch…
Cinderella's glass slipper should have been a fur slipper etymonline.com/index.php?…
Dorothy's ruby slippers from the Wizard of Oz movie were supposed to be silver, like in the book. imdb.com/title/tt0032138/…
In the original "Cinderella", the older step-sister cut off her big toes with a knife so she could wear the glass slippers. The prince was fooled. classiclit.about.com/libr…
Dorothy wore Silver Shoes instead of Ruby Slippers in the original novel for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The Ruby Shoes were added to show off TechniColor. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rub…
"ciabatta" is Italian for carpet slipper -and that the word "lady" comes from a phrase meaning "bread-maker". inkyfool.blogspot.com/201…
Grand Moff Tarkin wore carpet slippers in Star Wars youtube.com/watch?v=mrLCk…

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