The 'Fun Facts/Useless Trivia' thread

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    In the 1950s and '60s, Porsche commercially manufactured farm tractors.
     
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    Dr. Ruth (the sex therapist) was trained as a sniper in the Israeli army.
     

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    Jay9928 I laugh at liberals.

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    there are more Lamborghini tractors in existence than Lamborghini supercars
     
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    "I loved the game. I loved the competition. But I never had any fun. I never enjoyed it. All hard work. All the time."

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    "I ain't ever had a job. I just always played baseball."

    - Satchel Paige
     
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    Vic Perrin was the unseen voice narrating the opening to the original Outer Limits.

    I would love to know who did the opening narration for the Quinn Martin TV series. Very distinctive voice. Maybe one day .... :ender:
     
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    The crew of the Enterprise of Star Trek fame never had to worry about dry skin due to the inertial dampeners.
     
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    The BMW logo represents white propeller blades against a blue sky. It reflects the origins of BMW as a manufacturer of military aircraft engines during WWI.
     
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    In 1978, Lamborghini was so broke they only made 16 cars that year.
     
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    The legend of the Cyclops is believed to have arisen from the examination of an elephant skull, the large central opening for the nasal passage mistaken for a single eye socket.
     
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    Enzo Ferrari's first car was made of mostly old road signs because he had gotten a scrap permit from the government in Italy.
     
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    Time magazine's "Man of the Year" for 1938 was Adolf Hitler.
     
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    Time magazine's Man of the Year in 1982 was ... the computer. :scared:
     
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    From the TV show the Beverly Hillbillies Granny's full name is Daisy May Moses.tom.:wavey:
     
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    (never was able to confirm it but...) the United States Air Force consumes the most fuel out of all the branches of the Armed Forces