The most expensive toilet made was by NASA. Nasa has developed a new space toilet worth $23 million. Made out of titanium, this new-age toilet known as the Universal Waste Management System, would be much smaller, lighter and comfortable to use for astronauts. indiatoday.in/amp/science…
Paul McCartney is a Marvel comics fan. In 1975 he wrote a song about the X-Men called "Magneto and Titanium Man" for his album "Venus and Mars". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mag…
When building the SR-71, Lockheed Martin could not get titanium of the proper quality and quantity through their normal suppliers. The CIA solved this issue by setting up dummy companies and buying the needed titanium from the world's largest producer of titanium, the Soviet Union. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loc…
Titanium is used in the food industry as a coloring/brightener and has many more applications like sun screen, wall paint, and so on. It is used in Marshmallows and Pastry Icing as well. No downsides or risks have been found yet. foodinsight.org/what-is-t…
Titanium was in such short supply, that when Lockheed built the A-12 and later SR-71, the CIA had to set up dummy companies to buy the raw materials from the Soviet Union. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loc…
If your cornea gets heavily damaged, you can get a new one made of titanium en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bos…
A U-2 spy plane lands via a "controlled crash" every time because its massive wingspan makes it difficult to maneuver and there are no wheels on the sides (only front and back). When the plane finally tips to one side, the titanium skid pads under the wings help bring it to a stop. youtu.be/txVHB8k0rTI
The SU was the supplier of Titanium for the SR-71 which should spy on the SU youtu.be/pL3Yzjk5R4M
The SR71 Blackbird (fastest plane ever) used to covertly spy on the Soviet Union during the cold war, was built from Titanium that the US anonymously bought from Russia. mining.com/bbc-future-sr-…
A microscopically small bubble of nitrogen, that had not completely dissolved into a titanium ingot, caused a DC-10, with 300 people on board, to lose hydraulics and crash land. sillyguy.fandom.com/wiki/…
The "tires" on the Apollo lunar rovers were made of a woven mesh of zinc-coated piano wire with titanium treads to keep them from sinking into the lunar soil. The tracks they left are only 1/2" deep. airandspace.si.edu/collec…
Some "Negative Ion" products may contain varying minerals from volcanic ash and titanium to less familiar ones such as tourmaline, zeolite, germanium and monazite sand. They may also contain naturally occurring radioactive elements, including uranium and thorium. public-blog.nrc-gateway.g…
There's a hidden chamber behind Lincoln's face on Mt. Rushmore that entombs copies of a number of important US documents in a massive titanium vault. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mou…
In the 60s and 70s nuclear-powered cardiac pacemakers were used, containing a tiny amount of plutonium encased in epoxy and titanium to resist gunshots or cremation. In 2003, over 50 living people still had them. If a coroner finds one, they're supposed to return it to Los Alamos for disposal. mdtmag.com/blog/2016/01/m…
There is a hidden "Hall of Records" carved into Mount Rushmore that contains 16 porcelain enamel tablets describing the project and a short US history. They are kept in a teakwood box, sealed inside a titanium vault. nps.gov/moru/learn/histor…
The US Govt. used shell companies to import Titanium from the Soviet Union, to build the Blackbird SR-71, so they could spy on the Soviet Union smithsonianmag.com/smiths…
When Stan Lee was asked about his opinion on Wings' song "Magneto and Titanium Man", which included his characters Magneto, Titanium Man and the Crimson Dynamo, he called it "terrific". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mag…
Much of the titanium used to build the fleet of U.S. SR71 spy planes was procured from the Soviet Union without their knowledge. This was accomplished through the use of 3rd world countries and "bogus" operations and a go between. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loc…
The SR-71 Blackbird, used during the cold war to spy on Russia, was made of 94% Titanium which was all purchased from Russia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loc…
The windshield of the SR-71 Blackbird can reach a temperature of over 600Β°F during flights at mach 3. It had to be made of quartz and was ultrasonically fused to the titanium hull in order to handle the stress. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loc…
The titanium used for the SR-71 came from the Soviet Union en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loc…
Behind Lincoln's head on Mount Rushmore there's a Hall of Records with 16 porcelain plates describing the U.S.'s history. They're kept in a teak box inside a titanium vault. atlasobscura.com/places/h…
The United States sourced much of the Titanium for the SR-71 Blackbird from the Soviet Union then used those planes to spy on the Soviet Union. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sku…
To build the SR71 Blackbird’s titanium skin the CIA used a phantom company to buy it from the Soviet Union youtu.be/-1250fZuhUg
Sia was upset that David Guetta used her vocals on the song "Titanium". She was trying to be a songwriter instead of an artist, and had written the song for Alicia Keys. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tit…
Some police dogs are implanted woth titanium teeth to prevent them from breaking when taking down suspects. ketv.com/article/police-d…
Psychopathy is associated with some musical tastes; in one study, psychopaths were strong fans of Blackstreet's "No Diggity" and Eminem's "Lose Yourself," while people with few psychopathic traits were among the strongest fans of Sia's "Titanium" theguardian.com/science/2…
The world's most expensive toothbrush costs over $4,000 USD and is completely made out of titanium businessinsider.com/4000-…
The Soviet Union couldnt figure out how to weld titanium without cracking it, so they built 80% of the Mig-25 out of...stainless steel. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mik…
Pure titanium is highly flamable youtube.com/watch?v=C8ZaU…
: we finally developed a new steel alloy as light as titanium! newatlas.com/steel-alloy-…
Methanol cause titanium corrosion and watter prevents this reaction sciencedirect.com/science…
The Soviet Union unknowingly sold Titanium to CIA dummy companies that was used in the creation of the A-12 Cygnus (Predecessor to the SR71 Black Bird) that was being built to spy on the Soviet Union en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loc…
There is a secret room inside Mt. Rushmore that contains porcelain enamel panels with text from the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights sealed in a teakwood box, placed in a titanium vault, and sealed shut under the weight of a 1,200 pound granite capstone. nationalparkstraveler.com…
The British built an SR-71 like aircraft made from steel mixed with titanium. It didn't reach its full potential, but provided key research for the supersonic engines used in the much more successful Concorde airliner. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bri…
Titanium can osseointegrate, which means that it can fuse with bones and is one of the reasons why it is used extensively in biomedical implants en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tit…
The US SR-71 Blackbird cold war spy plane was built using Titanium from the USSR bbc.com/future/story/2013…
Titanium is the most bio-compatible metal, and new bone tissue will bond with it at the atomic level. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tit…
In order to obtain the vast amounts of titanium needed for the construction of the SR-71, the CIA created fake companies throughout the world to purchase the metal from the biggest supplier, the USSR. iliketowastemytime.com/fa…
Scientists have invented a new, lighter steel that's as strong as titanium popularmechanics.com/tech…
At the height of the Cold War the titanium used in building the legendary SR-71 Blackbird was sourced by the CIA (via dummy companies) from the completely oblivious Soviet Union. brokensecrets.com/2012/03…
The chief engineer of the SR-71 stated that titanium was so difficult to work with, they made over 6000 parts for it, and less than 10% were any good. They ended up having to use argon gas to keep out oxygen while welding. "if you dropped a piece on the floor, it would shatter". iliketowastemytime.com/fa…
The CIA, in order to develop the first Mach3+ A-12 espionage jet (predecessor to the famous SR-71 Blackbird) designed to spy on the Soviet Union, secretly sourced the necessary amounts of Titanium required to complete the project from the Soviet Union via shell corporations hodinkee.com/articles/bul…
The American Express Black Card, a card made from titanium, is offered to AMEX clients that spend at least $21K per month and comes with a dedicated concierge, travel agent, free airline tickets, personal shoppers and other elite memberships. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cen…
Today I learned of Frank Evans, aka "El InglΓ©s", British bullfighter in Spain now aged 76. The son of a Salford butcher, he resumed his career following a quadruple heart-bypass and titanium knee replacement. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra…
D.B. Cooper researchers (the only successful airline hijacking in U.S. history) in recent years, using SEM, lifted microscopic particles of pure titanium from the tie he left onboard (rarely used in 1971), narrowing the possible suspects from millions to 100s. citizensleuths.com/conclu…
There is a small titanium vault inside of Mount Rushmore describing the origins of the monument and some history on the United States nps.gov/moru/learn/photos…
The use of sunscreen can cause coral bleaching; the main component of sunscreen, titanium dioxide, forms hydrogen peroxide, OH- and superoxides (O2-) in water, all of which contribute to coral bleaching. 10% of bleached coral is estimated to have been caused by sunscreen alone. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cor…
Most if not all the titanium used in the SR-71 came from Russia. youtu.be/F4KD5u-xkik?t=22…
When manufacturing the A-12 Blackbird aircraft, built to spy on the Soviet Union, US titanium lacked the purity to cope with high speed flight. The only known titanium pure enough was in the Soviet Union, which the CIA managed to procure covertly and import to the US to produce the plane roadrunnersinternationale…

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