No Such Thing As Testicle-Retracting Sumo Wrestlers


DanJamesAnna, Andy and Alex discuss freedom kissing, hippo castration, iceberg cowboys and whether or not we should blow up the Moon. 

Episode 21                     9 August, 2014

Further Reading


'Made in Germany' labels were originally intended to prevent German products from gaining popularity in Britain...

...and Fanta was not invented by the Nazis.

The washing instruction labels on bags made by US manufacturer Tom Bihn carried a hidden message in French. Roughly translated, it read in English as 'We're sorry about our president. We didn't vote for him'. Read more about it here.

Until 1925 in New York City, drivers going east or west stopped at an amber light and drove on green, whilst drivers going north or south drove at an amber light and stopped on green.

In 2008, police in China discovered a factory manufacturing Free Tibet flags.

100 years of the starling.

Hippos can retract their testicles up to 30cm. This makes it very difficult to castrate them.

Here's the article Dan mentioned which discusses what might have happened to the iceberg that sank the Titanic.

Is it feasible to two icebergs from Antartica to Africa as a freshwater source? The IceDream project seem to think so...

America's third largest oil field is Los Angeles and many of its oil rigs are disguised as normal buildings.
 


Would blowing
up  the Moon
solve all
our problems?

Would blowing up  the Moon solve all our problems?


Did a mummy sink the Titanic?

Did a mummy sink the Titanic?











 






Freedom 
Fries

  Freedom  Fries
EcosexualsEcosexuals


Eugene
Schieffelin's
terrible legacy

Eugene Schieffelin's terrible legacy

Until 2012, 1% of the entire Greenland population lived in the same apartment block.

Until 2012, 1% of the entire Greenland population lived in the same apartment block.

Mollusk testicles grow and shrink depending on the phase of the moon.

Mollusk testicles grow and shrink depending on the phase of the moon.