When practicing for the D-Day landings in "Exercise Tiger" at least 749 Americans were killed by friendly fire and a "wolf pack" of 6 German E-boats who stumbled on the LST ships in the dark. D-Day was nearly called off because 10 officers who knew the exact plans went missing. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exe…
The Wolf of Wall Street movie was funded by a fraudulent bond scheme run by Goldman Sachs employees and a Malaysian PM. bbc.com/news/business-535…
From 1847, Rudolf Wolf started counting sunspots. He peered through a telescope every day, if he could, and recorded the number of spots he observed. Today, all sorts of models use Wolf's sunspot record to predict things like the climate, the orbit of satellites, and the stability of power grids skyandtelescope.org/astro…
Today I learned about Twenty-one: the Alpha of the largest wolfpack in history. Twenty-one never lost a fight, and was a gentle and empathic leader. He loved to wrestle with the pups and letting them win. "Twenty-one was the perfect wolf". theweek.com/articles/5776…
An unusual friendship between a Female Grey Wolf and a Male Brown Bear was spotted every night for 10 days straight, spending several hours together between 8pm to 4am. They would even share food together. blog.nationalgeographic.o…
Jonah Hill asked for $10,000,000 to play the Riddler in β€œThe Batman” (twice Robert Pattinson’s salary), even though he worked on β€œThe Wolf Of Wall Street” for only $60,000 en.wikipedia.org/w/index.…
Today I learned the African Golden Jackal, the animal upon which the ancient Egyptian god Anubis is thought to be based, was reclassified as a wolf in 2015. theguardian.com/science/g…
The 1989 teen fantasy comedy "Teen Witch" was originally pitched as the female version of "Teen Wolf" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tee…
"Wolf Tree" is the term used to describe trees that were not cut down during deforestation and left to grow in the new growth forests of New England. americanforests.org/magaz…
"in bocca al lupo", an Italian phrase that translates to "in the mouth of the wolf", is an idiom used to wish someone good luck. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_…
There's a Japanese children's book called "Chirin no Suzu" (Chirin's Bell) about a lamb seeking revenge for a wolf killing his mother. The story is based on the author's (Takashi Yanase) experiences in World War 2. A film adaptation of the book was made in 1978 by Sanrio. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rin…
The Sheriff of Nottingham from the Disney version of Robin Hood was supposed to be a goat, but was changed to a wolf because the director wanted to stick to traditional animal stereotypes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/She…
Wolf Brand Chili was founded in 1921, and it's marketing campaign aincluded Model T Ford trucks with cabs shaped like chili cans and painted to resemble the Wolf Brand label as well as a live wolf caged in the back of each truck. whatscookingamerica.net/H…
David Mech, who came up with the concept of the alpha wolf, later rejected the notion and now teaches against it. davemech.org/wolf-news-an…
In the German city of Wolfsburg, created for Volkswagen workers, there is a football club owned by Volkswagen, which plays at the Volkswagen stadium and which was coached by a manager called Wolfgang Wolf en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VfL…
Wolf of Wall Street was funded by money embezzled from the Malaysian government. nbcnews.com/news/us-news/…
The Wolf of Wall Street, with a fuck count of 857, is the 3rd highest ranked movie measured by how many times the word "fuck" was used. At 3.16fpm, it also has the 5th highest rank for fucks per minute. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Today I learned of Matvey Kuzmin, known as 'Lone Wolf', the oldest person to be awarded Hero of the Soviet Union. During WW2, a Nazi battalion paid him to lead them to the rear of Russian defenses. Instead, he led the battalion directly into an ambush. Realizing his betrayal, the Nazis killed him. He was 83. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mat…
In Kyrgyzstan they play sport called Kok-Boru. It's like Polo but as a ball they use dead goat(used to use dead wolf) smithsonianmag.com/people…
The best-selling German novels of all time involve a native American fighting together with a German cowboy in the Wild West. This created a subculture of tens of thousands of Germans that, to this day, call each other by names such as "White Wolf", dress in animal fur, and live in teepees. utne.com/mind-and-body/ge…
South Carolina is the only state with an official spider- The Carolina Wolf Spider southcarolinaparks.com/se…
The Stratton Oakmont firm (of Wolf of Wall Street fame) sued Prodigy ISP for a post on their forums discussing potential fraud surrounding the IPO of Solomon Page Ltd. dmlp.org/threats/stratton…
In 2019 A Well Preserved Pleistocene Wolf Head and a Frozen Cave Lion Cub were Found by a Team in Siberia journals.plos.org/ploscom…
Bears can be chased off by dogs, as they associate them with wolves, or humans. Where there's one wolf, there's usually a pack waiting. (Or some human with a gun/phone with animal control) bearwithus.org/understand…
During World War I, a series of wolf attacks made Russian and German soldiers team up to fight wolves. After seeing wolves attack wounded soldiers and children, the commanders on both sides signed a temporary armistice, and killed hundreds of wolves. They then resumed fighting each other. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
Jordan Belfort (Wolf of Wall Street) and Stratton Oakmont's suit against Prodigy led to the development of Section 230 of the CDA wikipedia.org/wiki/Sectio…
A 3,000-acre wilderness wolf sanctuary in Frazier Park, CA helps heal military veterans who have treatment-resistent PTSD. Vets are paired with hurt, abandoned and exploited captive wolves/wolf-dog hybrids to tend to daily. laweekly.com/this-wolf-sa…
After the scene where Margot Robbie has sex with Leonardo DiCaprio on a pile of money in 'Wolf of Wall Street', Robbie ended the scene with her back covered in paper cuts from the fake money they used thedailybeast.com/margot-…
In 2019, a mammoth tusk hunter found a perfectly preserved 32,000 year-old wolf head smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
The study that yeilded the concept of the alpha wolf (commonly used by people to justify aggressive behaviour) originated in a debunked model using just a few wolves in captivity. Its originator spent years trying to stop the myth to no avail. businessinsider.com/no-su…
The maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) is the largest canid of South America. It is neither a fox nor a wolf. It is the only species in the genus Chrysocyon which literally means "golden dog", and it communicates mainly by scent markings and a kind of "roar-barking." Its urine smells like weed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
Jonah Hill was hospitalised with bronchitis after shooting for "The Wolf of Wall Street". He had been snorting Vitamin D for close to seven months since the movie involved several scenes of coke snorting. independent.co.uk/news/pe…
In 1858, Swiss astronomer Johann Rudolf Wolf published his formula for determining the daily sunspot number: k(10g + f); where g is the number of sunspot groups; f is the number of individual sunspots; and k is a calibration factor, different for each observer astronomy.com/great-ameri…
Today I learned of the Fuegian dog, the only dog naturally domesticated not from the wolf, but from the fox. Now extinct, it was a companion of the Yaghan people living at very tip of Tierra del Fuego. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fue…
There is no such thing as an "alpha" in a wolf pack. Wolf packs operate more like human families: there is no defined sense of rank, parents are in charge until the young grow up, younger wolves don't overthrow an "alpha" to become the new leader, and social dominance fights are situational en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
The Tamaskan dogs are a finnish crossbreed made to resemble wolfs, with their thick coats, straight bushy tails and gray wolf fur color. Despite their lupine appearance, they are a recognized dog breed, and can be trained as therapy dogs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tam…
, spiked dog collars were once used to protect shepherding dogs from wolf attacks. Wolves would first go for the throat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wol…
Today I learned of Wolf Cave aka Susiluola, a cave in Finland claiming to have evidence of Neanderthals pre Ice Age. The only known evidence in Nordic countries. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wol…
Jonah Hill was hospitalized while filming Wolf of Wall Street from snorting too much fake cocaine independent.co.uk/news/pe…
: The fairy tale of "Little Red Riding Hood" has been interpreted as a puberty rite, stemming from a prehistoric origin. The girl, leaving home, enters a liminal state and by going through the acts of the tale, is transformed into an adult woman by the act of coming out of the wolf's stomach. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lit…
There are only two verified fatal healthy wild wolf attacks on humans in North America en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Wolf packs do not have an "alpha wolf", nor do younger wolves "overthrow" the leader. io9.gizmodo.com/why-every…
Martin Scorsese was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1997 by the American Film Institute. Since that time he has made Gangs of New York, The Aviator, The Departed, Hugo, The Wolf of Wall Street, and The Irishman. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
The Wolf of Wall Street movie was funded by a Malaysian fraudster who stole over 5 Billion dollars in Goldman Sachs bonds, spending a majority of the fortune on lavish parties and a celebrity entourage. hollywoodreporter.com/new…
The spiked dog collar was invented by the Ancient Greeks to protect their dogs from wolf attacks. hotdogcollars.com/history…
Jonah Hill earned just $60,000 for his role in Wolf of Wall Street whilst his co-star Leonardo DiCaprio earned $10,000,000 vt.co/entertainment/film-…
The wolf howls at the beginning of Thriller were Michael Jackson himself musicradar.com/news/guita…
The spiked pattern on dog collars originated from the Ancient Greeks, who would use spiked collars to prevent their dogs from wolf attacks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wol…
From 1764 to 1767 France was terrorized by a wolf killed β€œThe Beast Of Gevaudan” which was responsible for killing 100+ people youtube.com/watch?v=dXBEx…
Spiked dog collars don't only "look cool", they originated from actual sharp spiked wolf collars used to protect shepherd dogs from wolf attaks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wol…
That, while filming The Wolf of Wall Street, Martin Scorsese suggested to Margot Robbie that her character Naomi would wear a robe to seduce Jordan. Margot insisted on being nude. She later explained: β€˜β€˜The whole point of Naomi is that her body is her only form of currency in this world.’’ telegraph.co.uk/culture/f…
A set of foot prints of a young child and a wolf or dog walking side by side was found in the Chauvet Cave in France. This information suggests the origin of the human-dog companionship could date to before the last Ice Age. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
A male grey wolf, dubbed OR-7 or Journey, migrated more then 1000 miles alone through Oregon and California in search of a mate. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OR-…
The largest trebuchet ever made was called 'War Wolf' and, at ~400ft tall, was so massive and intimidating that it made the Scots surrender on sight. Despite this, it was fired anyway to observe the destruction it would cause. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War…
The original homepage banner on TheFacebook.com (what we now know simply as Facebook) was a stylized image of Peter Wolf from the J. Giles Band covered by zeros and ones nbcnews.com/businessmain/…
Jordan Belfort, the real life Wolf of Wall Street, produced a string of B movies in 1996 and 97 including the masterpiece Santa with Muscles starring Hulk Hogan wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_…
Today I learned of the grasshopper mouse that hunts scorpions, turns venom into painkiller and howls like a wolf to lay claim to its territory. bbc.co.uk/programmes/prof…
Myxobacteria are social bacteria that move and feed in predatory groups. Able to move individually or in large swarms, their method of predation is traditionally called "wolf-pack attack" ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
Prop masters make and test fake drugs before they’re used in movies like The Wolf of Wall Street. Cornstarch or Vitamin B powder for cocaine, oregano or hobby store moss for marijuana, freeze-dried regular mushrooms for magic mushrooms. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
The tomato is a berry. Its English name derives from the Aztec word for "fat or swelling fruit," and its Latin name literally means "wolf peach." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom…
The lady who help popularize the popular Children’s classical work Peter and the Wolf served 5 years of hard labor in a Siberian Prison Camp shortly after its release. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nat…
Today I learned of the practice of "Fox Tossing", a once popular sport involving catapulting a live fox (or a badger or a hare or a wolf or whatever) as high as possible and dodging it as it falls. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fox…
The Dr who popularised the idea of "Alpha" and "Beta" members of wolf packs has spent the rest of his career trying to convince everyone he was wrong. youtube.com/watch?v=tNtFg…
The Ancient Greeks invented the spiked dog collar to protect their canine buddies from wolf attacks ancient.eu/article/184/do…
Russian Wolf hunting: Hunters on horseback would select a place in the open where the wolf or wolves may break. Each hunter held one or two borzoi wolfhounds, which would be released the moment the wolf takes flight. Once the wolf was caught by the borzois, a rider killed the wolf with a knife. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wol…
Spiked dog collars are originally called Wolf collars and are designed to keep wolves from biting their necks while guarding sheep cobankopegi.com/collar.ht…
There's a Board Game from the Classic MangΓ‘ "Lone Wolf and Cub" released by Mayfair Games in USA boardgamegeek.com/boardga…
Wolf packs might exist because ravens eat so much of their meat. When one wolf kills a moose, 47% is lost to the birds while a pack of six loses only 17%. β€œThe team witnessed a single wolf killing a moose 11 times, which weakened the notion that wolves hunt in packs because of difficulty.” gi.alaska.edu/alaska-scie…
Jonah Hill had to be hospitalized while filming Wolf of Wall Street because he snorted so much fake cocaine. pagesix.com/2016/08/19/fa…
The maned wolf is the largest canid of South America. It looks more like a long-legged fox than a wolf. Genetic studies show that it is neither fox nor true wolf, but a distinct species. It is the only member of its genus, Chrysocyon. nationalzoo.si.edu/animal…
On wolf island in the Galapagos there is a breed of finch that drinks blood to survive when there is a drought effectively making them vampires. simonjpierce.com/vampire-…
: A full grown wild Alaskan Wolf would come to play with dogs. It even had a stash of toys; it would bring a styrofoam float over for a man to throw. The wolf was called Romeo by locals and died in 2010 after 6 years of this behaviour youtube.com/watch?v=eie7W…
Whales evolved from wolf sized land animals that roamed the planet around 50 million years ago. news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/t…
The maned wolf is neither a fox nor a wolf. It is known as the "skunk wolf" due to the distinctive odor of their urine, which people have likened to cannabis. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
The Strongest Wolf Leads The Pack From The Front Not Behind & Contrary To Popular Belief There Is No Such Thing As Alpha Wolf In The Wild. snopes.com/fact-check/wol…
Due to contrary belief, "The Wolf of Wall Street" does not actually contain the most uses of the word "fuck" in a film. (569 times). That honor actually goes to "Swearnet: The Movie", a Canadian comedy about the Trailer Park Boys creating their own uncensored network (935 times). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Romeo was a black wild wolf who, after aproaching a pet dog, became social with other pet dogs and humans untill his death 6 years later, shot by poachers, the towns people of Juneau, Alaska, made a memorial for him. rd.com/true-stories/love/…
Taylor Posey(Teen Wolf) real life dad, was Danny Tanner in the original "Full House" pilot but was replaced with Bob Saget. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyl…
Gelert's Grave. Owner killed his dog thinking it attacked his child, but later discovered the dog had saved the child from a wolf. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gel…
Wolf Pups are usually born with deep blue eyes which lighten and fade into a brown/amber color as they mature over six to ten weeks runningwiththewolves.org/…
Today I learned of the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog. Originally an experiment in 1955 made by breeding German Shepherds with Carpathian Wolves to create attack dogs with the temperament, pack mentality, and trainability of the German Shepherd and the strength, physical build and stamina of the Carpathian wolf. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cze…
The domestic dog is only a sub-species of the wolf, and wolves can interbreed with any type of dog, with their offspring capable of producing offspring themselves. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dog
California has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population went extinct in 1924. bigstory.ap.org/article/2…
Japanese farmers created a super monster wolf robot scarecrow to stop animals damaging their crops grapee.jp/en/96129
Today I learned about the feral child Marcos RodrΓ­guez Pantoja, sold by his family to work as a slave, raised by wolfs for 12 years. When found by the civil guard at the age of 19, the father recognized his son, but faced no charges at all for selling him and only reproached Pantoja for having lost his jacket en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Scorsese's Wolf of Wall Street was funded by Riza Aziz who diverted $155M from Malaysia's 1MDB economic development company. In addition, his step-father (Prime Minister Najib Razak) channeled $700M into his personal account. 1MDB has no company address and was issued a $3B bond by Goldman Sachs en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
The saying "Speak of the devil and he shall appear" has its own form in a massive amount of languages, and in many of them, instead of "devil", it's "wolf en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spe…
There is an organization trying to re-create the Dire Wolf β€” The Dire Wolf Project direwolfproject.com/
There is no concept of an 'Alpha' Wolf in the wild and that a wolf pack is nothing but two parents along with their younger cubs io9.gizmodo.com/why-every…
In 2007 Leonardo DiCaprio/Warner Bros. won a bidding war against Brad Pitt/Paramount Pictures for the rights to Jordan Belfort's memoir The Wolf of Wall Street. hollywoodreporter.com/new…
CNN's Wolf Blitzer appeared on Jeopardy! and ended up with a final score of negative 4600. nymag.com/daily/intellige…
In 2014 Charles Manson was granted a marriage license, but the wedding was cancelled after it was discovered that 26 year old Afton Elaine "Star" Burton only wanted to marry Manson so she and a friend Craig "Gray Wolf" Hammond could use his corpse as a tourist attraction after he dies en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
The first whale on Earth lived 50 million years ago, had a long nose and tail, walked on land, and was about the size of a wolf. They are called Pakicetus. amnh.org/explore/news-blo…
Today I learned about Wolf Connection, a not-for-profit that connects troubled teens with rescue wolves and wolf-dogs as a form of therapy. wolfconnection.org/
Many seemingly unrhymable words do have rhymes! The list is long, including orange, silver, angst, pint, siren, wasp, toilet, etc. Meanwhile, most commonly used English words don't have rhymes. Some of these are boing, bulb, eighth, warmth, worlds, wolf, penguin, problem, etc. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Jonah Hill agreed to be paid only $60,000 for his role in The Wolf of Wall Street that took 7 months to film, because he really wanted that specific part in the movie. movies.yahoo.com/blogs/ya…
There's A Predator That Looks Like A Cross Between A Wolf and A Fox, Runs Like a Deer, and its Pee Smells of Cannabis or Hops. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
There was once a wild wolf that routinely visited residents of an Alaskan suburb so he could play with the domesticated dogs. The locals named the wild wolf Romeo and the relationship lasted 6 years. news.nationalgeographic.c…
When filming the Wolf of Wall Street, they brought in a real lion and the used cgi to remove the handler and add the office workers telegraph.co.uk/news/good…
In the Wolf of Wall Street, the government attorney labelled Jordan Belfort's case as a "Grenada": means the case against Belfort is impossible to lose due to overwhelming evidences. It's a reference to US's overwhelming victory of its internationally condemned 1983 Grenada invasion. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uni…

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