In the city of Yangzhou, China people have bred ducks so that two to ten percent of the ducks' eggs have two yokes. atlasobscura.com/articles…
Passum sub iugum ("pass under the yoke") was a practice in ancient Italy where defeated enemies were made to pass beneath a yoke constructed of spears either to humiliate them or to remove blood guilt. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pas…
A yoke-less egg is known as a Fart Egg. They are usually smaller, but sometimes are normal sized and can end up in your groceries. atlasobscura.com/articles…
There is a name for sounds that remind you not to leave something (like when it's time to remove a chip credit card): poka-yoke en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pok…
Airbus AirAsia 8501 crashed because the Captain & Co-pilot were pushing and pulling on their joysticks in opposite directions, the whole time from 30,000 feet to the crash. This was due to the design of Airbus joysticks - Boeing yokes would have immediately shown they were fighting each other. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ind…
An acre was defined in the Middle Ages, being the amount of land that could be ploughed in one day with a yoke of oxen. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acr…
The word yoga comes from the Sanskrit root yuj, which means "to join" or "to yoke". dreampositive.info/yogasp…
(in the Middle Ages) an acre was the amount of land that could be plowed in one day with a yoke of oxen. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acr…
The control yoke in most planes is equipped with a "stick-shaker", which vibrates like a game controller to simulate the airflow over the wings and warn them if they approach a stall. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sti…
Cutting up six pack holders so birds and marine life don't get stuck in them is pretty much a waste of time. Also, the six pack holders are called "yokes". straightdope.com/columns/…
β€œDecimation” was a form of punishment within the Roman Army in which every tenth man was executed by his fellow troops. It was used to punish offenses such as mutiny, desertion, and cowardice. The word β€œdecimation” is derived from Latin meaning β€œremoval of a tenth.” militaryhistorynow.com/20…
Birds have a bellybutton. audubon.org/news/question…
One of the most important Medieval innovations was the horse collar, which allowed horses to use their full strength to pull loads or to plow and which only came to Europe around 920 AD. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hor…
Artist Daniel Johnston had a manic episode on a plane where he thought he was Casper the Friendly Ghost and threw the planes keys out the window en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan…

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