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  1. Keanu Reeves runs a private charitable foundation to fund cancer research and children’s hospitals. In 2009, he told Ladies Home Journal: "I don’t like to attach my name to it, I just let the foundation do what it does."

  2. Black people in ancient Rome were not discriminated against because of their skin colour or physical features. They were not excluded from any profession and there was no stigma against mixed race relationships. Classical writers did not attach social status or degree of humanity to skin colour.

  3. After Ludwig van Beethoven went deaf, he found he could attach a metal rod to his piano and play while biting on it: this enabled him to hear through vibrations in his jawbone. This process is called bone conduction

  4. Scientists attached stilts to the legs of ants to prove that ants return to their nests by counting their steps. The ants with stilts overshot their nest by roughly 50% due to the new length of their steps.

  5. While filming “X-Men:Origins Wolverine,” Hugh Jackman had to run down a hallway naked with prop claws attached to his fists. As he turned the corner he faced every women on the production staff waving dollar bills. He instinctively shielded his groin and cut himself with Wolverine’s claws.

  6. Parking in San Francisco is so scarce that the parking spot attached to your property can add up to 100K to the property's value.

  7. Grape-kun, a Humboldt penguin that lived in a zoo in Japan, grew so attached to a cardboard cutout of an anime girl that he lived with it as his 'waifu' till his death.

  8. Scientists attached stilts to the legs of ants to prove that they return to their nests by counting their steps. The ants with stilts overshot their nest by roughly 50% due to the new length of their steps.

  9. All male Anglerfish will starve to death as virgins if they do not find and bite the belly of a female where they will remain permanently attached, nourished by her blood, and breathing through their own gills. Their eyes and fins atrophy away. And they must forever provide sperm on demand.

  10. Several years ago a man wrestled a 7 foot bullshark after it bit off his nephew's arm. The shark was then dragged on to the shore where it was shot and the boy's uncle managed to retrieve his arm where it was later then successfully attached back on to the boy who had recovered.

Data charts about Attachments

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The speed of my wifi correlates with the number of antennas I attach to my desktop wifi card ASUS PCE- AC88)

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I attached a blinking light to the robot and did a 10 minutes exposure of it cleaning the living room to visualize it's route [x-post from r/pics]

What are some fun facts about attachments?

Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz, a German diplomat, served as an attache for Nazi Germany in occupied Denmark. He tipped off the Danes about the Germans' plan to deport the Jewish population in 1943 and arranged for their reception in Sweden, rescuing over 95% of Denmark's Jewish population.

To eliminate all the elusive invasive goats in the Galapagos, researchers attached a GPS to a 'Judas goat' who would, because of its gregarious nature, seek out other goats. It was then tracked down, the group killed, but with the 'traitor' left alive to repeat the cycle.

In 2004 a flawless diamond worth $300,000 was attached to the nose cone of each Jaguar Formula One car in order to promote the film Ocean’s 12. On the first lap of the Monaco Grand Prix, one of the drivers crashed into a barrier, and the diamond was lost.

Scientists attached stilts to the legs of ants to prove that ants return to their nests by counting their steps. The ants with stilts overshot their nest by roughly 50% due to the new length of their steps.

A San Antonio news station had to call in a Bomb Squad after bring sent a suspicious cake with wires sticking out of it. A number was written on the box which made the cake vibrate when dialed. Attached was a note signed by the Joker. It was all part of a marketing campaign for The Dark Knight.

In 1993 Egyptologists sent a small rover through one of the Air Shafts of the Great Pyramid. The rover came in contact with a stone door with two copper handles attached. To this day, the door has not been opened and now one knows where it leads

Will Smith got so attached to Sam the German Shepherd in the movie "I am Legend" he begged the owner to let him buy her.

A Canadian university gave out free condoms with notes attached promoting safe sex. These were later recalled because the staples used to fasten the note had punctured the condoms

"AIDS orphan tourism" in Africa is a thing, where volunteers temporarily care for children who have lost their parents to the virus, and has left children with attachment disorders and encouraged orphanages to purposefully keep them in poor conditions to attract more volunteers.

The strawberry attached to a typical tomato pincusion is filled with abrasive emery, and used to sharpen pins and needles.

Charondas, a Greek lawgiver from Sicily, that issued a law that anyone who brought weapons into the Assembly must be put to death. One day, he arrived at the Assembly after hunting in the countryside with a knife still attached to his belt. In order to uphold his own law, he committed suicide - fact check

Newborn babies, when left to lie on their mother's stomach for the first hour will crawl up and attach to their mom's nipple without assistance. They are attracted to the nipple's similar smell to amniotic fluid. (possibly if you are offended by nursing boobs)

In 1980 some dad cut his 8 year old's penis off and flushed it down the toilet because he was late home. After a 90 minute search in the sewers, firemen recovered the penis and it was successfully attached back onto the boy in a 3h operation.

A man in Russia domesticated foxes that now sell for $9000. "Curiously, the friendly gene came attached to some other physical genes that made the foxes look like other domestic animals: curly tails, white faces, droopy ears. It took only about 35 years to completely domesticate the species."

A human head transplant is planned to happen in China in the next few months. The main method is freezing the head before re-attaching it to an entirely new body.

The Coast Guard trained pigeons to assist in finding people lost at sea. They sat in a dome attached to a helicopter, pressing a lever after spotting life preservers or debris. They had a 90% success rate in initial trials.

To eliminate all the elusive invasive goats in the Galapagos, researchers attached a GPS to a 'Judas goat' who would, because of its gregarious nature, seek out other goats. It was then tracked down, the group killed, but with the 'traitor' left alive to repeat the cycle.

A military psychology tactic in late WW2 was to attach whistles onto bombs. As the bombs fell, they made the terrifying decrescendo whistling sound we think of today. The same sound is often dubbed over every type of bomb in movies and cartoons, despite only being used on a few specific bombs.

When working on "I Am Legend," Will Smith got so attached to his co-star (Abbey the dog), he asked the owner can he buy her. The owner refused.

A soldier posted on Peleliu in 1944 craved ice-cream so much that together with aircraft engineers put a can filled with milk onto the underside of each wing tip of their planes, attaching a stirring shaft to a wind-driven propeller and then taking off. They made 100 portions of ice every day.

Attaching green LED lights to nets used by small-scale fisherman can reduce the number of green sea turtle deaths by 64 percent. Without affecting the number of fish caught. - fact check

There's an area on Mt. Everest called “Rainbow Valley”, named for the multicolored down jackets and climbing gear attached to the numerous corpses littered along the hillside.

Despite actually being a boxing slang, there is a widespread notion that the phrase 'Saved by the bell' originated as an expression that relates to people being buried alive having a bell that was attached to the coffin, thus ringing it and be saved.

In 2004 van Gogh's great-grandnephew, Theo, was murdered for making a film about violence against women in Islam. He was shot more than 8 times, cut in the throat to decapitate him, stabbed in the chest and stabbed with another knife attaching a note that threatened Western countries & Jews.

The deadliest animal on earth are mosquitoes with more deaths attached to them every year than any other animal in the world.

Attachments infographics

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A mathematical model of a snail shell using a few lines of code (code attached)

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Which Body Parts are We Attaching Computers to?