In the early 1970s, a story was widely reported that Ken Osmond (the actor who played Eddie Haskell on Leave It to Beaver) had become rock star Alice Cooper. Cooper eventually got a T-shirt that said 'No, I am not Eddie Haskell.' But people still believed it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken…
Kurt Cobain’s butthole surfers t-shirt sold for $8125 julienslive.com/view-auct…
Ryan North (Marvel writer) once got stuck in a skate pit with only "his dog Noam Chompsky, an umbrella, a leash, a t-shirt, and a pocket computer" after the rain had made the pit slippery. When he asked Twitter users for help, they found a way for him to combine those items that let him escape. boingboing.net/2015/08/19…
The modern crew neck t-shirt was developed in 1932 after officials from the University of Southern California Trojans football team asked Jockey International, Inc. to develop an inexpensive undergarment to absorb sweat and prevent a football player's shoulder pads from causing chafing. 90thidpg.us/Equipment/Art…
T-shirts developed from workers cutting jumpsuits in half to stay cool, they were originally marketed as "bachelor undershirts", and F Scott Fitzgerald was the first person to use t-shirt in writing. bbc.com/culture/story/201…
Today I learned of the "Self-Transcendence 3,100 Mile Race". Finnish postman Ashprihanal Aalto won in just over 40 days, about 77 miles/day. The course is 5,649 laps aound a NYC block that's open to traffic. Some runners report out-of-body experiences. There's no prize money; finishers might receive a T-shirt. bbc.com/sport/48702452
In 2006 a design for masks made out of pre-shrunk T-shirts was published for situations when N95 masks were unavailable. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
NHL uniform shirts have a "fight strap" (that ties the shirt to the pants) so the shirt can't be pulled off in a fight. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NHL…
The T-shirt was invented in 1904 and marketed to bachelors who couldn't sew or replace buttons. manmadediy.com/2685-the-s…
In 1992, Continental Cablevision busted cable thieves during a Pay-Per-View boxing match by displaying a toll-free number (for a free T-shirt) that only viewers with illegal decoding equipment could see. orlandosentinel.com/news/…
The world record for the most t-shirts worn at once is 260 guinnessworldrecords.com/…
If you fall asleep on a Tarantino set they will take a picture of you with a 3ft. dildo named "Big Jerry" next to your face and put it on the wall of shame. If you take it it down, it gets enlarged and put up again. If you take it down again, it gets printed on t-shirts for the whole crew. youtube.com/watch?v=V3K3O…
, Dana Carvey who played Garth on Wayne's World had a brother named Brad who built a wire wrap prototype of the famous Amiga program Video Toaster, and Dana's character Garth wore a Video Toaster "test pattern" T-shirt in Wayne's World 2. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra…
Yellow underarm stains commonly found on white t-shirts are caused by a chemical reaction between aluminum-based compounds (found in most antiperspirants) and sweat. health.howstuffworks.com/…
Tens of thousands of Super Bowl Champion T-shirts, sweatshirts etc. are manufactured for both teams before the game. The loser's merchandise is then shipped overseas to impoverished nations and distributed to families in need. businessinsider.com/what-…
The Little A'le'inn next to Area 51 along the Extraterrestrial Highway is loaded with alien souvenirs and UFO related items for sale such as maps of the area, posters, T-shirts, postcards, toys, and is also famous for its β€œAlien Burger” lccentral.com/2014/05/22/…
In the iconic banjo scene in Deliverance the young boy, Billy Redden, couldn't actually play the banjo, so he wore a special shirt which allowed a real banjo player to hide behind him for the scene, whose arms were slipped around Redden's waist to play the tune. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bil…
Silk is a natural Protein fiber, which can be woven into textiles. The protein fiber of silk is composed mainly of fibroin and is produced by silkworm larvae to form cocoons. It take about 800 cocoon to produce 1kg silk, they ate 170 kg of leaves, and can make 4 M-size men T shirt. youtu.be/lqWf5QZFksg
The T-shirt was invented in 1904 and marketed to bachelors who couldn't sew or replace buttons manmadediy.com/users/chri…
T-shirts have only existed since the late 1800's, and were not considered fashionable stand-alone garments until the 1950's when Marlon Brando wore one in the film "A Streetcar Named Desire" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T-s…
In 1998, a Georgia high school student was suspended from school after wearing a Pepsi t-shirt on Coke Day. Upon hearing the news, a Pepsi spokesperson said, "Without knowing all the details, it sounds like (he's) obviously a trendsetter with impeccable taste in clothes." nytimes.com/1998/03/26/bu…
Rick Springfield first considered "I wish that I had Gary's Girl" before settling on "Jessie's Girl" from a t-shirt he had with LA Rams, Ron Jessie on it foxnews.com/entertainment…
Continental Cablevision broadcasted a T-shirt offer only to viewers who were obtaining the pay-per-view signal illegally. This was done by encoding the signal in a way only illegal decoders could decode. Those who responded were caught stealing cable. articles.courant.com/1993…
Actors who play James Bond "give away their rights to wear a tuxedo in any other film" and that this was circumvented by Pierce Brosnan in The Thomas Crown Affair by wearing an unbuttoned shirt and a white bow-tie which wasn't tied around his neck. cinemablend.com/new/Why-P…
The guy who wore a rainbow wig and a John 3:16 t-shirt to sporting events in the 70s and 80s, started out wearing a wig and loin cloth. He is currently serving a life sentence for kidnapping. He turned down a 12 year plea bargain in order to have a public trial and spread his message. youtu.be/m3eugHqcbi0
Kanye West once sold a $120 plain white T Shirt, and it sold out immediately okayplayer.com/news/style…
When Rivers Cuomo, the lead singer of Weezer, returned to university at Harvard, he wrote in his diary that kids wearing Weezer T-Shirts would never recognize him. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riv…
Nike pulled a t-shirt that said "Boston Massacre" with a blood spatter pattern off the shelves after the Boston Marathon bombings. Another product they've had to recall was an ad featuring Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius with the caption "I am the bullet in the chamber." abcnews.go.com/blogs/head…
HYPERCOLOR t-shirts are coated with tiny color capsules (leuco dyes) that, when heated, turn clear and show the fabric color underneath. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyp…
A man once wore 60 shirts and nine pairs of jeans on an 11-and-a-half hour flight from China to Africa because he didn’t want to pay the extra baggage fee. businessinsider.com/man-w…
George Lucas built his $4 Billion β€˜Star Wars’ empire by accepting a salary of $125K instead of $1M in the first Star Wars movie, but keeping the right to direct sequels and licensing (sell toys, posters, T-shirt, etc.) thedailybeast.com/article…
Auburn Correctional Facility in Upstate NY, has a soldier statue placed on top of the prison. In 2004, the state learned that the statue was "anatomically correct" and ordered the statue be "incorrected". Some workers made T-shirts reading "Save Copper John's Johnson" after the statue's nickname en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aub…
The losing teams pre-printed championship t-shirts are not destroyed but donated to oversea charities that help to clothe the poor. mentalfloss.com/article/2…
Viggo Mortensen wore a Montreal Canadiens t-shirt under his armor throughout filming the Lord of the rings trilogy en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vig…
Caltech students snuck into two fairs at MIT for the prospective freshmen and handed out T-shirts that were packaged so that "MIT" was on the front, but on the back were the words "because not everybody can go to Caltech" were hidden until the package was opened en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cal…
WWE has trademarked the bible reference β€œ3:16”. Wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin used the phrase to taunt the born-again Christian, Jake Roberts, following a match and it became a hit. β€œAustin 3:16” went on to become Steve Austin’s signature catchphrase and T-Shirt. uproxx.com/prowrestling/w…
Early Protestants objected to priestly celibacy on the grounds that it promoted masturbation. According to Martin Luther, "To say it crudely but honestly, if it doesn't go into a woman, it goes into your shirt." hnn.us/article/696
Martin Luther disagreed that clergy should be celibate, writing: β€œ... To say it crudely but honestly, if it doesn't go into a woman, it goes into your shirt." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rel…
Timothy McVeigh wore a t-shirt with a picture of Abraham Lincoln captioned with Sic Semper Tyrannis when arrested for the Oklahoma City Bombings theatlantic.com/national/…
The T-shirt was invented in 1904 and marketed to bachelors who couldn't sew or replace buttons manmadediy.com/users/chri…
Wearing a white t-shirt with a large letter "T" on the front is scientifically proven to make you 10% more attractive to women ntu.ac.uk/apps/news/14140…
The "Baseball T-shirt" sleeve style was originally designed to provide freer arm movement to benefit sword fighting. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rag…
In 1980 the movie crew of "Indiana Jones and the raiders of the lost ark" had to remove over 300 TV antennas from the Tunisian 1980 background of Kairouan to resemble the 1936 Cairo background until a man wearing blue jeans and a t-shirt strolls through the background just minutes later. screenrant.com/movie-mist…
Hulk Hogan's final WCW contract had clauses paying him $20,000 US per month to wear New World Order T-Shirts and allowed him to license his image for "Pasta, pasta restaurants, sandwiches, sun tan oil, health drink mixers and vitamins." scribd.com/doc/287131780/…
The Twenty One Pilots symbol (|-/) exists because roommates Mark Eshleman and Tyler Joseph couldn’t sleep, and stayed up until 5 a.m. trying to design a new T-shirt. They threw some shapes together and picked a color scheme, and had a logo on accident. sun-sentinel.com/teenlink…
The trollface meme "(Problem?)" is copyrighted. At the meme’s height, when it was plastered on t-shirts the creator would would pull in between $10,000 and $15,000 every few months. kotaku.com.au/2015/04/the…
The earliest known example of a graphic t-shirt might have came from "The Wizard of Oz" in 1939 melmarc.com/history-of-th…
Even though t-shirts were created around 1904, they were never considered to be outer wear until WWII when soldiers were seen in pictures wearing their undershirts w/ combat pants, leading to the Greaser style in the 50s and later having images printed on them artofmanliness.com/2013/0…
A 12 year old boy won the right to wear a t-shirt saying "Homosexuality is a sin, Islam is a lie, Abortion is murder. Some issues are just black and white" to his school. The school then told him not to wear the t-shirt, leading to his parents suing the school. The parents won. examiner.com/article/the-…
Geddy Lee, the bassist for Rush, does not use amps while on stage and instead fills the empty space behind him with unique items such as Maytag dryers filled with Rush t-shirts or rotisserie ovens complete with a chef. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ged…
In 1987 a British tourist in Tibet nearly had her shirt ripped off by a Chinese policeman because the cop mistook her Phil Silvers 'Sgt Bilko' t-shirt for an image of the Dalai Lama. upi.com/Archives/1987/11/…
The vocalist of the punk band NOFX elbowed a fan to the ground and kicked him in the face onstage. Later he gave the fan a beer and a custom t-shirt, and letting him kick him as an apology. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fat…
Those bands you see on the upper sleeves of men in old timey footage are called "sleeve garters". They came into use at a time when men's shirts came in a single (extra long) sleeve length. For those who couldn't afford a tailor, they allowed men to customize sleeve lengths themselves. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sle…
NASA doesn't make any money from NASA logo apparel like T-shirts racked.com/2017/6/27/1583…
After a student was suspended for wearing their t-shirt, Korn donated hundreds of shirts to be given out and police officers helped to do so en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kor…
In season 11 of Simpsons, Maude Flanders dies after being knocked off by T-shirts fired out of cannons. Maggie Roswell, the voice of Maude, and her husband moved from LA to Denver. This led to her requesting a pay raise in 1999; however, Fox refused, so she quit the show. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mag…
Marlins Man gained notoriety during a 2012 Heat Playoffs game in which the team distributed complimentary white T-shirts before the game. Finding​ that the T-shirt was stolen from his seat, he stood out in his ​now trademark orange jersey & visor he had worn to an earlier Marlins game. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Bill Watterson, the author of the cartoon strip Calvin and Hobbs, refused to merchandise his creations on the grounds that displaying Calvin and Hobbes images on commercially sold mugs, stickers and T-shirts would devalue the characters and their personalities. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bil…
Knockoff Tupac T-shirts were adopted as de facto military uniforms in certain countries laweekly.com/music/africa…
Wearing a white t-shirt with a large letter T on it is scientifically proven to make you 12% more attractive to women popsci.com/science/articl…
Star Wars production assistant Ian Bryce arrived on set to find a note from the Ewok actors saying they all had quit and were on their way to fly home. After panicking, he was relieved to see the Ewok bus pull up in the lot, with all the actors wearing 'Revenge Of The Ewok' t-shirts. virginmedia.com/movies/fe…
German Neo-Nazis were pranked with a free t-shirt that changed the message after it was washed. articles.businessinsider.…
At the famous hacker conference DEFCON you can win a t-shirt for spotting a fed that says "I spotted the fed!", the fed also wins a t-shirt that says "I am the fed!" defcon.org/html/defcon-15…
The T-Shirt first appeared in 1904, being marketed to men with no wives and no sewing skills. The word "T-Shirt" did not appear in print until 1920 in the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel β€œThis Side of Paradise" nytimes.com/2013/09/22/ma…
The Banjo Boy from Deliverance Couldn't Play Banjo, So He Wore a Special Shirt to Hide The Real Banjo Player's Arms Wrapped Around His Waist en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bil…
In 2014 H&M recalled a t-shirt that depicted a skull in the center of a Star of David. timesofisrael.com/hm-reca…
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, award-winning author and screenwriter Larry McMurtry felt so unappreciated that he started wearing a t-shirt that read "Minor Regional Novelist". legacy.lib.utexas.edu/tar…
Michael Jordan's dad was murdered while sleeping at a rest stop. The murderer was arrested while wearing a Michael Jordan t-shirt. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam…
The green Power Ranger, Jason David Frank, is now an MMA fighter who owns his own clothing line called "Jesus Didn't Tap." The t-shirts they make have to be seen to be believed. jesusdidnttap.com/index.p…
In 2009, a company called T-shirt Hell specializing in outrageous slogans pretended to shut down, citing a desire to not have to "deal with idiots anymore". They received a high volume of e-mails after releasing one shirt reading, "It's not gay if you beat them up afterwards". consumerist.com/2009/01/2…
NFL player Brian Bosworth outraged Denver Broncos fans, then sold 10,000 of them 15$ T-shirts that said "Ban the Boz", without them knowing that he was selling them. books.google.com/books?id…
Very few people will notice you're wearing a big photo of Barry Manilow's head on a T.Shirt. Your belief that they will and will judge you for it is called 'The Spotlight Effect.' psychologytoday.com/blog/…
In 1913 the T-shirt was included as standard-issue gear to members in the Navy. The Army followed suit and the style was soon also used by dockworkers, farmers and miners mnn.com/lifestyle/natural…
Despite having tens of millions of users at its peak and attracting over $100 million in funding, the only revenue Napster ever generated came from selling t-shirts theguardian.com/music/201…
Some clothes fluoresce bluish white under blacklight because chemical compounds in today's laundry detergents absorb UV rays. A recently washed white t-shirt looks brighter under sunlight because it is actually emitting blue light. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opt…
There is a city named Hell in the Grand Cayman Islands. You can send yourself a postcard from Hell and buy t-shirts that say "I've been to Hell and back" en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/H…
Today I learned of the Sweaty T Shirt Study that says women can discern sexual attraction based on smell en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cla…
Amazon once sold t-shirts saying "keep calm and rape a lot" created by an automated computer algorithm. singularityhub.com/2013/0…
Peyton Manning needs to look at polaroids to know which slacks-shirt-tie combinations to wear. Also he can't use a can-opener. slate.com/articles/sports…
An Ohio University student won a $32,000 lawsuit for violating his rights to free speech after the University told him to stop wearing a t-shirt with the slogan "We get you off for free" because it "objectified women" and "promoted prostitution." freebeacon.com/issues/ohi…
A t shirt study was done, showing that women preferred the scents of T-shirts worn by men whose MHC genes were different from their own. pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/li…
Many developing countries go through a "T-Shirt Phase" where they build up infrastructure and transition from farming, funded by cheap t-shirt manufacturing. nytimes.com/2013/05/19/ma…
The T-shirt deputed around 1898, by the Great Depression it became part of American's daily wardrobe. In 1920, the word "T-shirt" became an official American-English word. In the 1950s, Marlon Brando wore one in A Streetcar Named Desire, finally achieved status as fashionable. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T-s…
The β€˜7 T's’ associated with snake bite victims: Tattoos, Testosterone, Tequila, T-shirt (usually with a rock band insignia, think Beavis and Butthead), Truck (with gun rack), Teasing the snake and Teeth (missing). qjmed.oxfordjournals.org/…
Dick Tuck, political prankster, hired a very pregnant African-American woman to wander a Nixon rally wearing a T-shirt that said, "Nixon's the One!". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dic…
"No shoes, no shirt, no service" were initially made to deter 1960s barefoot hippies from businesses on the grounds it violated health regulations, which it didn't. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar…
Drones have turned into flying billboards, flying over events with hanging banners; DroneCast also drops T-shirts and gift cards. marketwatch.com/story/dro…
Aerosmith nearly got booted from their first gig in a high school gymnasium after they got drunk on wine and Steven Tyler stole a t-shirt from the locker room. hope1842.com/aeorsmithkno…
Nipples bleeding when running is a common running problem among male runners. "The bleeding happens when your running T-shirt rubs against your tender nipples." dailyrunningtips.com/runn…
Ryan Adams once flaked out and got distracted by his phone during his part of a live TV collaboration with two other artists, because he was trying to win an online auction for a t shirt. smh.com.au/entertainment/…
Nickelodeon buried a time capsule in 1992 that contains items such as a Back to the Future VHS, a piece of the Berlin Wall, a TV Guide from the week of 4/30/92, a Nintendo Gameboy, a Nicktoons t-shirt, MC Hammer CDs, Twinkies, and a can of Nickelodeon Gak; among others. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nic…
Mark Zuckerberg's intention behind his gray T-shirts, "he sticks with the gray T-shirt to eliminate style choices and focus on more important matters." marketwatch.com/story/rev…
Today I learned of Steve Voglezon, an army captain who rescued a man from a burning car while wearing a Captain America T-shirt abcnews.go.com/US/off-dut…
What the ratio is of people to Waffle Houses by state - from a t-shirt. topatoco.com/merchant.mvc…
There was a 60s campaign in Britain that aimed to boost the economy by asking people to buy British-made goods. Official T-shirts were sold by campaigners - shirts that were made in Portugal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I'm…
University of Southern California (USC) was the first to print "property of" on their t-shirts in 1932 after non-athlete students started embracing (stealing) them blog.transferexpress.com/…

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