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28 November 2023
- 00:00, 28 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that many hyalospheniid amoebae (example pictured) construct shells by stealing mineralized particles from the shells of their prey?
- ... that Romanian-born Helen O'Brien escaped advancing Russians on the King's horse, opened Eve, and worked as a spy for MI5 and MI6?
- ... that students who do not attend Conversations about Important Things lessons face expulsion or police investigation?
- ... that Dan Blumenthal, a senior defense official in the Bush administration, believes that China has "three roads" to gain control of Taiwan?
- ... that the building housing the city council of Palembang, Indonesia, was claimed to be the "grandest" of its kind?
- ... that Stan Mataele lied about his football experience but still became one of the top players in the state?
- ... that The Constellation of Leo, a group portrait of people from Italy's art world, was exhibited with a note that read "not without a trace of irony"?
- ... that Mariah Carey does not know Jennifer Lopez?
27 November 2023
- 00:00, 27 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that Mona Williams (pictured) said her degree from Stanford University was called a "wanky Yankee" degree when she arrived in New Zealand?
- ... that the 1992 comic book storyline "Man and Wolf", in which Captain America is transformed into a werewolf, has been described as "one of the most bizarre moments of the core Marvel Universe"?
- ... that Abram Kofman was the first Ancient Greek–Esperanto translator, publishing translated sections of the Iliad in 1895?
- ... that interviews collected for a Boston College oral history project were used in two murder trials?
- ... that after learning to write with Inuktitut syllabics to help Catholic missionaries learn her language, Mitiarjuk Nappaaluk wrote one of the first Inuktitut-language novels?
- ... that John Seigenthaler hosted a literary interview program which ran for 42 years on Nashville Public Television?
- ... that in high school, tennis player Sara Daavettila went an entire season without losing a game?
- ... that Pachelbel's Canon is notorious for being widespread in pop music, but it actually isn't?
26 November 2023
- 00:00, 26 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that Chancellor Hut (pictured) is the oldest alpine hut still in its original location in the Southern Alps of New Zealand?
- ... that Indonesian politician Gembong Warsono criticized the governor of Jakarta over municipally owned companies, sidewalk use, and imported dumpsters?
- ... that Mohammed went from the roof of the Appellate Division Courthouse of New York State to a field in New Jersey?
- ... that some of the Michigan fake electors attempted to enter the State Capitol, but were turned away by the state police?
- ... that throughout the history of education in Wales, schools have been held in monastic settlements, cathedrals, residential houses, marketplaces, barns, churches, and village halls?
- ... that dei Rossi's work on modern Jewish historiography was banned by Venetian rabbis, but he obtained imprimatur from a Catholic?
- ... that Dublin restaurant Deli 613 imports frozen bagels from New York?
- ... that Lady Six Monkey was the only one of her four siblings not to be sacrificed?
25 November 2023
- 00:00, 25 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that John Neilson (pictured), a Scottish immigrant to Lower Canada, became a major publisher and bookseller, and was reportedly "the largest consumer of paper" in the country?
- ... that during the production of Serious Sam: The First Encounter, all of its developers were conscripted into the Croatian military?
- ... that Athanasios Rhousopoulos, one of Athens's major archaeological criminals, made a speech complaining about the high rate of archaeological crime?
- ... that some viewers of an Arizona TV station saw hardcore pornography instead of the Super Bowl?
- ... that hundreds of people lived in Jim Jordan's orbit in "Jordanville"?
- ... that some ancient Athenian coins featured the faces of gorgons?
- ... that Manaka Matsukubo, the youngest player to start in the NWSL Challenge Cup, was named most valuable player of this year's final?
- ... that people are robbing Lebanese banks to get their own money back?
24 November 2023
- 00:00, 24 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that Lea Ackermann (pictured), a German nun of the Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa, fought against forced prostitution and sex tourism in East Africa?
- ... that Turkey is the world's largest grower of hazelnuts, apricots, and oregano?
- ... that the John Snow Society's Pumphandle Lecture ends with a ceremonial removal of the Broad Street pump handle and a visit to a pub?
- ... that in Korea Job World, children can participate in career-experience scenarios to explore vocational paths?
- ... that former Dreams Come True band member Takahiro Nishikawa opened a bar in his hometown of Sapporo in 2009, seven years after he left the band?
- ... that a manuscript discovered in the Morris–Jumel Mansion was sold for US$912,000 to finance the mansion's endowment fund?
- ... that Zimbabwean musician Joshua Sacco and his band used to perform songs at ZANU–PF election rallies before he became a party member?
- ... that The Washington Post called Butts: A Backstory "cheeky"?
23 November 2023
- 00:00, 23 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that a teenage boy stole over US$300,000 worth of paintings from the Deshong Art Museum (pictured) by simply taking them off the wall and sliding them through a window?
- ... that Turkish carom billiards champion Güzin Müjde Karakaşlı grew up playing volleyball for about 12 years?
- ... that North Nias Regency demolished its own government buildings in 2018 for urban renewal?
- ... that pollution in rivers scatters far-red light, making it harder for plants like Noveloa to germinate?
- ... that while writing Lessons in Chemistry, the author self-studied chemistry and was a full-time copywriter?
- ... that Martha Poma worked as a textile artisan in El Alto before being elected to the Bolivian senate?
- ... that Benjamin Britten composed Canticle I: My beloved is mine and I am his for the tenor voice of Peter Pears, using poetry from A Divine Rapture by Francis Quarles?
- ... that in 1790, ten years before the discovery of infrared heating of the Earth by the Sun, Marc-Auguste Pictet demonstrated the apparent reflection of cold by mirrors?
22 November 2023
- 00:00, 22 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that the newly opened shopping mall The Wai has Hong Kong's largest indoor bicycle parking lot (pictured)?
- ... that Djanius Djamin, the speaker of Medan's city council from 1969 to 1971, was the first woman to chair a legislature in Sumatra?
- ... that Long Island's PBS station specialized in making shows for other stations to air during their pledge drives?
- ... that the Code of Lipit-Ishtar is older than the famous Code of Hammurabi?
- ... that American football player Ralph "Catfish" Smith was a two-way player in college and in the National Football League?
- ... that Donald A. Morgan is the first director of photography to be inducted into the Television Hall of Fame?
- ... that Lord Stonehaven, Governor-General of Australia, called Hay War Memorial High School the "finest war memorial in the British Empire"?
- ... that organisms could harvest kinetic energy to survive?
21 November 2023
- 00:00, 21 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that hatchling Balkan terrapins are only 3 to 4 centimetres (1.2 to 1.6 in) in length, while adults (example pictured) can grow as long as 25 cm (9.8 in)?
- ... that Rush Munro's, New Zealand's oldest ice creamery, has used the same recipes since 1926?
- ... that the mean sea level observed by the Newlyn Tidal Observatory from 1915 to 1921 defined the reference for height measurement in Great Britain?
- ... that Orchard MRT station had a dome over the station's circular concourse until it was removed in 2008?
- ... that there are only 4 locations left of Boloco, which once had 22 burrito restaurants throughout the northeastern United States?
- ... that Jeʹvida is the first feature film in the Skolt Sámi language?
- ... that the novel Minor Detail is based on a true story of a 1949 gang rape and murder of a young Arab Bedouin-Palestinian girl by Israeli soldiers?
- ... that people were scammed on New Zealand television by the host of You've Been Scammed?
20 November 2023
- 00:00, 20 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that Nusrati attributes the virtues of a good ruler to his patron Ali Adil Shah II in The Rose Garden of Love (manuscript scene pictured)?
- ... that a Twitter account became a major source on what was happening during the 2022 COVID-19 protests in China?
- ... that Jim Hobbins played two years of professional football, spaced apart by 11 years?
- ... that Baghdad governor Ḥassan Pasha bought the slave who married his granddaughter and went on to become governor of the same city?
- ... that University of Nebraska alumnus M. Khalid Roashan helped draft the 1964 Constitution of Afghanistan?
- ... that the authors of The Neanderthals Rediscovered learned that their book proposal had been accepted on the same day they took their twin sons home from hospital?
- ... that Władysław Umiński has been called the "Polish Jules Verne"?
- ... that current NHL player Alex Laferriere refused to try out ice skating at a young age, and only did so when bribed with Skittles?
19 November 2023
- 00:00, 19 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that some Catholics considered Tom Lehrer's "The Vatican Rag" (audio featured) to be blasphemous?
- ... that Hilda Hilst impersonated a journalist to meet Marlon Brando, and asked him about Franz Kafka's works?
- ... that after the Iraqi government lost control of its northern territories following the 1991 Gulf War, the Legislative Council of the Autonomous Kurdistan Region was based in Baghdad?
- ... that the killing of hundreds of thousands of Soviet civilians by starvation in the siege of Leningrad was ruled not criminal by an American court?
- ... that Stella Alexander, the first female mayor of Issaquah, was nicknamed "Madame Mussolini" by her detractors?
- ... that Canadian photographer and architectural activist Brian Merrett's works prompted the preservation of Montreal's Shaughnessy House, now the Canadian Centre for Architecture?
- ... that Susan Murabana created Africa's first permanent planetarium?
- ... that @NYT_first_said's most popular tweet, as of 2019, was simply "shithole"?
18 November 2023
- 00:00, 18 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that at a maximum standard length of roughly 2 cm (0.8 in), dwarf pufferfish are some of the smallest pufferfish in the world?
- ... that Swiss athlete Clara Thalmann arrived in Barcelona to compete in the People's Olympiad but ended up fighting in the Spanish Civil War?
- ... that Hende's Hut on Roberts Point Track, a tramping track in New Zealand, originally had no windows?
- ... that soprano Rachel Yakar, who received international attention in 1977 as Poppea with Nikolaus Harnoncourt, was also described as an "ideal" Mélisande and "a Mozartian at heart and in style"?
- ... that in its first full month on the air, an Idaho TV station had the highest prime-time viewing share of any independent station in the United States?
- ... that in the 1909 election to the city council of Surabaya, less than 1 percent of the population was enrolled to vote?
- ... that each performance of the Tale of the Moon Cuckoo lasted for an entire month?
- ... that the Saikabo Korean restaurant chain in Japan suffered a 30% drop in sales after the South Korean president visited the disputed Liancourt Rocks?
17 November 2023
- 00:00, 17 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that anyone can play Henry (pictured) at London Bridge?
- ... that Turku remained the largest city in Finland after three quarters of it burned down?
- ... that sessions of This War of Mine: The Board Game can last over five hours and often end in the deaths of all characters?
- ... that the title of "Shinzō wo Sasageyo!", the opening theme song for season two of Attack on Titan, comes from an in-universe salute and battle cry?
- ... that according to a book by a friend of the Columbine shooters, students at Columbine High School would joke that their school was next for a mass shooting?
- ... that authorities said the killing of Wadea al-Fayoume in Illinois was a response to the 2023 Israel–Hamas war?
- ... that the city council of Bandung in the Dutch East Indies initially met at the site of a former coffee-packing factory?
- ... that when he was in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, future politician Tim Costley starred in a YouTube video that joked about having sex with sheep?
16 November 2023
- 00:00, 16 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that the Retable of the Virgin of Montserrat (pictured) was commissioned by a merchant, perhaps as a sign of gratitude for his safe return from a shipwrecked journey from Savona to Valencia?
- ... that Jim Rich served as editor-in-chief of the Daily News twice?
- ... that the site of Hirbemerdon Tepe was initially inhabited in the Chalcolithic and continued to be populated until the Ottoman Empire?
- ... that Flathead Lake Biological Station can detect invasive aquatic species in real-time using eDNA technology?
- ... that the Wantage Code, a record of laws promulgated by the English king Æthelred the Unready and his councillors around 997, may provide the earliest description of a jury of presentment?
- ... that in the Russian Far East, there is a population of North Koreans in Kamchatka that now aligns itself with South Korea?
- ... that New Zealand politician Tom Rutherford is a firefighter and hockey umpire?
- ... that later pressings of the soundtrack of the soft porn film The Stud replaced Manfred Mann's Earth Band's "Davy's on the Road Again" after a journalist blabbed its presence to the band's keyboardist?
15 November 2023
- 00:00, 15 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that the scenic fields of northern wyethia (pictured) found in the western United States are sometimes a sign that an area has been overgrazed?
- ... that the Data Colada bloggers drew attention to the replication crisis by exposing faulty social science research?
- ... that the FBS college football player Tre Harris set his school's single-game record for most receiving touchdowns in his debut?
- ... that a 1950s album of frog calls developed a cult following?
- ... that historically, native mercury was extracted from rocks mined in Idrija by washing them in the stream Nikova?
- ... that some of the optics for the James Webb Space Telescope were made at the NETPark science park in northern England?
- ... that professor Ruth Ann Davis made the largest-ever single contribution to Potomac State College of West Virginia University to support nursing scholarships in memory of her mother?
- ... that cross-site leaks can be used to gain information about your web-browsing habits?
14 November 2023
- 00:00, 14 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that Broadway actress Isabelle Urquhart (pictured) started a fashion trend when she decided to reveal her figure on stage by not wearing petticoats?
- ... that Jewish tartans have been made for the Jewish community of Scotland?
- ... that to combat water privatization in Bolivia, Freddy Huayta joined a "coordinator"—a loose-knit alliance of organizations united around a single cause?
- ... that "Mir nach, spricht Christus, unser Held" (Follow me, says Christ, our hero) is a Christian hymn in German with a text by Angelus Silesius that uses sayings of Jesus in direct speech?
- ... that shortly after a missile strike on the Russian Black Sea Fleet headquarters, Oleksiy Danilov said that the fleet could be "sliced up like a salami" at a later date?
- ... that the United States Conciliation Service, which was part of the U.S. Department of Labor, came to an end because the writers of the Taft–Hartley Act thought that the service was too partial to labor?
- ... that Dianne Lee had her name changed from Melody to avoid seeming like a reggae act?
- ... that an island vindicated James Cook?
13 November 2023
- 00:00, 13 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that the gecko Paroedura maingoka (pictured) imitates venomous scorpions to discourage predators?
- ... that even though the Legislative Assembly of Quebec ordered a monument of Maurice Duplessis in front of its building, later premiers hid it for 16 years to avoid political tensions?
- ... that after the British premiere of Percy Grainger's suite In a Nutshell, The Daily Telegraph argued that the marimba, then new to the orchestra, sounded inferior to the xylophone?
- ... that a favorite of Tsar Ivan the Terrible may have killed his own father to prove his loyalty to the tsar?
- ... that BoysTown was reported as having the largest case of child abuse in Australia's history?
- ... that James Dillon Armstrong was a Virginia state senator, a delegate to West Virginia's constitutional convention, and a circuit court judge while serving for more than 43 years as a Presbyterian church elder?
- ... that Amrita Shah found that the introduction of television to India led to more women aspiring to become independent?
- ... that one of the largest fishing companies of New Zealand started as a fish and chip shop?
12 November 2023
- 00:00, 12 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that in 1822, the Paleogene mammal Anoplotherium commune (reconstruction pictured) was the first fossil species to be subjected to a brain cast study?
- ... that the song "Lacy" is about a girl whom Olivia Rodrigo finds "sexy" and describes as a "Bardot reincarnate"?
- ... that Pasquier Grenier sold tapestries to royalty across Europe in the 15th century?
- ... that History of the Mission of the Evangelical Brothers in the Caribbean by C. G. A. Oldendorp was the first book to publish Igbo-language terms in 1777?
- ... that Conjurer has contributed to a musical project named after a quote from the sitcom Peep Show?
- ... that the island bronze-naped pigeon is a popular food at bars and parties on São Tomé?
- ... that last month, Delanie Sheehan scored her first professional goal during Gotham FC's first NWSL postseason win?
- ... that little pink elephants are parasitic?
11 November 2023
- 00:00, 11 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that the holes in the Masked Goddess (pictured) helped prevent it from exploding during creation?
- ... that a retired man with no previous broadcasting experience was offered a job by a Wyoming TV station after winning an "Anchorman for a Day" contest?
- ... that according to Pope Innocent III's 1213 letter Quia maior, the number of the beast refers to the number of years since Muhammad's migration from Mecca to Medina?
- ... that the Trapeze spreadsheet introduced the idea of blocks that InfoWorld called "revolutionary"?
- ... that euglossine bees distribute the seeds of vanilla tlatepusco?
- ... that New Zealand politician Hamish Campbell is a cancer researcher and runs a flower-delivery business?
- ... that Fort Stonewall was considered a model of river defense?
- ... that Omi in a Hellcat owned three Dodge Hellcats?
10 November 2023
- 00:00, 10 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that fan-made Fakemon (example pictured) have been confused for genuine unreleased Pokémon?
- ... that plants grow around volcanic gas vents on Candlemas Island?
- ... that ranchers in the community now known as Loybas Hill ran their own telephone company for 60 years?
- ... that the August 2014 United States floods set rainfall records across cities in several states, including Michigan, Maine, and New York?
- ... that actress Jacqui Purvis performed her character's wedding vows in te reo Māori during the 8000th episode of Home and Away?
- ... that 6 percent of the US population had symptoms of long COVID lasting three months or longer in the first half of 2023?
- ... that a newspaper in Kentucky reported that the solar eclipse of November 22, 1900, would pass over Austria instead of Australia?
- ... that The Butchering Art describes how Joseph Lister's successful surgery on Queen Victoria led to the widespread adoption of his antiseptic techniques?
9 November 2023
- 00:00, 9 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that 150-year-old wooden models of the Temple Mount (example pictured) are important to archaeology, as their creator was the last European ever permitted to survey its foundations?
- ... that when Sarah Jane Baker was released after 30 years, she was the United Kingdom's longest serving transgender prisoner?
- ... that Massachusetts gave the United States its first openly LGBT state legislator to be elected, as well as the first out congressperson and state attorney general?
- ... that the Royal Mint reportedly shipped rare silver coins to New Zealand in unsecured bags, claiming they had not been advised to take extra precaution?
- ... that Toshiki Seto was cast in the television adaptation of Senpai, This Can't Be Love! because, according to the creator, he could express emotion through his stare?
- ... that the judge in the 1938 King v Bourne trial stated that performing an abortion might prevent a "physical or mental wreck"?
- ... that the 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs feature 62 percent of the league's teams?
- ... that the John Snow pub is named for a shy British epidemiologist who did not drink?
8 November 2023
- 00:00, 8 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that Draken (pictured) is the tallest, fastest, and joint-steepest roller coaster in South Korea?
- ... that the ancient Roman poem In Eutropium criticized the politician Eutropius for holding a "feminine" triumph?
- ... that The Fader praised "Montgomery Brawl" as "a hilarious recap" of the brawl and a "song a piece of history deserves"?
- ... that Lillian V. Holdeman Moore identified a spike in hydrogen-gas-producing bacteria in Skylab astronauts?
- ... that Eric Sams remarked "what bride ever had a finer wedding gift?" of the song collection Myrthen (Myrtles), which Robert Schumann dedicated to Clara?
- ... that since 1977, a world constitution has existed alongside a Provisional World Parliament?
- ... that the music video for Olivia Rodrigo's song "Get Him Back!" was shot on a smartphone?
- ... that smokestacks at a former rayon mill were stabilized by dropping bricks into them?
7 November 2023
- 00:00, 7 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that Jimmie Rodgers (pictured) is considered the "Father of Country Music"?
- ... that Sivapardus was larger than a leopard, smaller than a lion, and had a face like a cheetah?
- ... that the archaeologist Alan Wace worked undercover for British intelligence during both world wars?
- ... that Benton Harbor BASIC was written by Gordon Letwin, who Heathkit management said once showed up with long hair, high-top sneakers and a velvet coat?
- ... that the Battle of Daybathwe ended shortly after the Myaungmya commander Saw E Binnya was assassinated by the Hanthawaddy commander Dein Mani-Yut, whom he thought was defecting to his side?
- ... that in the 1932 baseball game in which pitcher Eddie Rommel won his last game, he pitched 17 innings in relief, an American League record?
- ... that Spanish mystic Marina de Escobar founded a convent but never joined one?
6 November 2023
- 00:00, 6 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that life exists in every part of the biosphere, from the deepest parts of the ocean (bacterium pictured) to altitudes of up to 64 km (40 miles) in the atmosphere?
- ... that Spyridon Marinatos discovered the battlefield of Thermopylae in 1939?
- ... that in 1944, the Tuvan-language journal Lenin–Stalinnьꞑ tugunuꞑ adaa-pile switched from the Latin script to the Cyrillic script?
- ... that railroad engineer Jules Hanscotte developed a system for the safe braking of heavy trains on steep gradients, but its only significant use was on tourist tramways?
- ... that William Sharpington and his workshop created what was described as "some of the most distinguished" public lettering in post-war England?
- ... that before a separate party was created for Pakistan, the All India Scheduled Castes Federation simultaneously held the posts of Minister of Law in both Pakistan and India?
- ... that the owner of the Washington Wolfpack said that he initially only wanted to try out some players from his semi-professional team, but they gave him ownership instead?
- ... that one legend claimed that Hö'elün conceived the boy who would become Genghis Khan when she was impregnated by a ray of light?
5 November 2023
- 00:00, 5 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that although the 1950 Mexican film Un día de vida (pamphlet pictured) bombed with domestic audiences, it became a classic in Yugoslavia?
- ... that They Might Be Giants sang in Simlish on the soundtrack for The Sims 2: FreeTime?
- ... that when she was elected to the New Zealand parliament, Catherine Wedd defeated her former coworker at a marketing company?
- ... that the Seabury Tredwell House, now a museum, is Manhattan's only remaining 19th-century house with its original furnishings?
- ... that scholars have argued over whether the Aineta aryballos depicts a goddess, a dancer, or a prostitute?
- ... that Hanthawaddy commander Smin Ye-Thin-Yan captured Donwun by deceiving his blood brother?
- ... that French bread is not from France?
4 November 2023
- 00:00, 4 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that composer Guglielmo Zuelli (pictured), a former director of the Palermo Conservatory, spent time in prison before the age of eight?
- ... that Tournament of Kings made its host the United States' biggest buyer of Cornish game hens in 2018?
- ... that if James Stuart-Wortley had not falsified his age for the 1853 general election, Hana-Rawhiti Maipi-Clarke would now be New Zealand's youngest-ever member of parliament?
- ... that the statue of Trần Hưng Đạo in Mê Linh Square was erected by the South Vietnamese Navy, who regarded him as a patron saint?
- ... that Hanthawaddy royal Saw Maha-Rit was executed for leaving behind his wife Princess Tala Mi Kyaw on the battlefield?
- ... that although Quentin Tarantino thought "Wiseman" was "fantastic", he could not find a scene for it in his film Django Unchained?
- ... that in 1974, Oliver C. Dawson was the first black person to be inducted into the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame?
- ... that The Sims 2: Apartment Life is not about apartment life?
3 November 2023
- 00:00, 3 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that during the late 20th century, residents of the Hotel Chelsea (pictured) could give the owner paintings instead of paying rent?
- ... that insects not only destroyed the personal plant collection of John Hunter Thomas, but also bear his name?
- ... that with only three of the six guns in his P-51 Mustang working during a dogfight, Claude J. Crenshaw managed to shoot down four enemy aircraft?
- ... that after signing the Camp David Accords in 1978, Prime Minister Menachem Begin ended a speech with a desire to sing the peace song "Hevenu shalom aleichem" with the people of Israel?
- ... that scientists traveled thousands of miles to observe the solar eclipse of September 10, 1923, from Santa Catalina Island, but saw only clouds?
- ... that until 1985, CBS programs on a TV station in Sitka, Alaska, were videotaped in Seattle and aired on a two-week delay?
- ... that Julia Allison has been described as one of the first influencers?
2 November 2023
- 00:00, 2 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that Chen Xiaocui (pictured) helped to translate Sherlock Holmes into Chinese when she was still a child?
- ... that a US$6 plastic crown worn by the Notorious B.I.G. in a photograph featured on the cover of Rap Pages sold for US$594,790 at an auction?
- ... that Randy Huntington coached three athletes to break world records in the long jump, the triple jump, and the 60-metres split?
- ... that despite a mathematical model deeming the ice cream bar flavour Goody Goody Gum Drops impossible, it was still created?
- ... that a song from Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind was performed by four-year-old Mai Fujisawa, daughter of the film's composer Joe Hisaishi?
- ... that the Harlem Park Three were awarded US$48 million, the largest sum in Baltimore history, after being falsely imprisoned for murder?
- ... that Warren C. Dickerson helped transform the Bronx into an urban extension of Manhattan?
- ... that Batman has extra heavy crude?
1 November 2023
- 00:00, 1 November 2023 (UTC)
- ... that Night of the Living Dead (film featured) was mistakenly released into the public domain?
- ... that a variety of the Connecticut field pumpkin is known as "the original commercial jack-o'-lantern pumpkin"?
- ... that there are nearly one hundred thousand .monsters on the internet?
- ... that The Faculty Club at UC Berkeley, built in 1902, has been reported to be a hotspot for paranormal activity?
- ... that British designer Alexander McQueen pressed live worms into a translucent corset to evoke vampirism and undeath for his collection The Hunger?
- ... that various online retailers removed hundreds of books featuring erotic horror from their stores?
- ... that "Thriller" is the most popular Halloween song in the United States?
- ... that film critics accused the MPAA ratings board of having yielded to studio pressure to rate The Exorcist R rather than X?
- ... that the Circleville Pumpkin Show, the oldest pumpkin show in the United States, has been selecting a Miss Pumpkin since 1933?
- ... that The Wiccan Web recommends drawing pentagrams on your computer screen with tinctures?