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  1. Beekeepers are advised not to eat bananas due to their smell making bees agressive because it releases the same pheromones that alert bees to attack

  2. Johnny Cash took only three voice lessons in his childhood before his teacher, enthralled with Cash's unique singing style, advised him to stop taking lessons and to never deviate from his natural voice.

  3. While filming Pirates of the Caribbean in London, Johnny Depp received a letter from a local 9 year old girl, who asked for help with "munity" against her teachers. Depp turned up with no warning at the school in full Jack Sparrow outfit, but advised against munity.

  4. The scientific adviser to the 2014 film Interstellar spent two weeks talking Christopher Nolan out of having a character travelling faster than the speed of light, as it defies the laws of physics

  5. Ida Craddock, a 19th century sex educator, wrote pamphlets that advised couples on the importance of foreplay, complications of having too big of a penis, and how to properly rupture the hymen. She later committed suicide after being sentenced to prison for breaking obscenity laws.

  6. Dorothy Steel, the 91 yr old who made her big film acting debut as merchant tribal elder, who advises Chadwick Boseman's character in Marvel's "Black Panther." She sent in her audition tape and Marvel exec's said "Who is that old lady? We want her." She began her acting career at 88.

  7. The actor who played David Wallace on The Office was actually a full time wealth-management adviser at the time, and considered acting on the TV show a hobby - "this is what I do instead of playing golf"

  8. People sentenced to death by beheading were advised to give the headsman a gold coin to ensure he did not botch the beheading and cause a painful death by multiple strokes

  9. Aztec midwifes advised women to continue having sex until the 7th month of pregnancy, saying that, if women abstained, their children would be sickly and weak

  10. In 2006 Michael Vick started a charity for at-risk youth. The charity spent $20,000 of its budget on programs for kids, paid $97,000 to a friend of Vick's who acted as the foundation's "fundraiser" and gave the remaining $50,000 in its bank account to Vick's financial adviser.

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When Michael Jackson's car broke down once in Beverly Hills, he called 911 for help. He was advised to only use 911 in emergency situations. He was very suprised when they refused to assist him, even after he told them that he was Michael Jackson.

One of the oldest chess strategy books, from 1561, recommends playing with your back to the sun to blind your opponent. If playing at night by a fire, it advises you to cast a shadow over the board with your hand, so your opponent "will not be able to see where to play his pieces."

During a visit to London, Boris Yeltsin nearly caused a diplomatic row by trying to hug the Queen. Afterwards, it was suggested that the Russian should in the future be advised that apart from handshakes, people do not 'handle' the Queen.

The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council etiquette guide advises that any condiments remaining on your fingers should be licked away with the exception of ketchup, which has no business being on your hot dog at all if you are over 18.

Saying curse words when you're in pain actually reduces your suffering. The psychologist who showed this said, "I would advise people, if they hurt themselves, to swear."

When Southwest began using the motto "Just Plane Smart," Stevens Aviation, which had been using "Plane Smart," advised of infringing its trademark. Instead of a lawsuit, the CEOs staged an arm wrestling match. The loser paid to a charity of his choice and the winner claimed the motto.

While not enforceable, the U.S. has a flag code which advises Americans on proper flag usage. Examples include, No marking or changing the flag's colors, It must be lowered at night unless properly lit, a flag may not be used on a float without a pole, and no flag apparel of any sort.

Michelin - a company which awards prestigious star ratings to restaurants - go to extraordinary lengths to maintain the anonymity of their restaurant inspectors, even advising them not to tell their parents about their line of work.

For an April fools prank, Virgin cola announced they had a new technology that would turn their cans blue when they expired. They advised their customers not to buy blue cans. Coincidentally, Pepsi had just released their bright blue can design.

Isaac Asimov contracted HIV from a blood transfusion received during his bypass operation in 1983. His physicians advised him against going public, warning that the anti-AIDS prejudice would likely extend to his family members. He died from HIV complications in 1992.

Matt Stone and Trey Parker wanted to make a spoof of “The Day After Tomorrow”, called “The Day After The Day After Tomorrow”. It was going to be a shot-for-shot puppet remake , and they wanted to release it the day after the original film. Their lawyers advised them against it. - fact check

The foot-measuring tool ("Brannock Device") used by shoe stores was invented by Charles Brannock in 1927. He was advised to make it out of plastic so regular replacements would be needed, but he insisted on steel. Today, most Brannock Devices survive 10-15 years of daily use before wearing out.

McDonald's employees web site advises returning holiday gifts to get out of debt, breaking food into smaller pieces to feel full, and not to complain because it raises stress. Oh, and it also advises to take at least two vacations a year.

Starting in the 1960s, the American Heart Association advised the public to eat less saturated fat and switch to vegetable oils for a "healthy heart." The American Heart Association was founded in part by the makers of Crisco.

In Canada, a financial advisEr has to put your interests first; an advisOr doesn't.

There is a study conducted by a former Reagan adviser that says Fox News viewers are the least informed people in America.

In 1963, some Barbie dolls came with a book entitled "How to Lose Weight" which advised "Don't eat!" and a bathroom scale permanently set at 110 lbs.

When Kurt Cobain committed suicide, then-President Clinton asked Eddie Vedder (who happened to be visiting the White House the next day) if he should address the nation about it. Vedder advised no, because of concerns it might spur copycat incidents.

Phillip II of Macedon said to Sparta: "You are advised to submit without further delay, for if I bring my army into your land, I will destroy your farms, slay your people, and raze your city." The Spartans replied: "If". Subsequently, both Philip and Alexander would avoid Sparta entirely.

Mel Gibson advised Heath Ledger not to accept the role in Brokeback Mountain because it would "ruin his career," and then stopped talking to him after he accepted the part.

Orville Redenbacher and partner Charlie Bowman paid $13,000 to an advertising agency that ultimately advised them to use “Orville Redenbacher” as the brand name for their popcorn hybrid. - fact check

In 1865 the dictator of Paraguay plunged his country into an ill-advised war with Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay. In just five years, Paraguay lost over half its population, including up to 90% of its men. It was arguably the worst military defeat ever suffered by a modern nation state.

Genghis Khan's chief adviser was a captured scholar named Yelu Chucai. His contribution to the Mongol Empire was to suggest that the Mongols not kill everyone, but tax them instead.

In 1980 Jimmy Carter’s national security adviser was awoken to a report of 2,200 incoming Soviet missiles... it was a false alarm due to the malfunction of a 46 cent chip.

There's a giant American wasp with a sting so painful, one peer-reviewed journal advises anyone who gets stung to "lie down and scream" to avoid further injury.