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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining Blurs. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is Blurs so important!

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  1. A man being arrested on the show "COPS" for prostitution charges threatened suing the show if his Chihuahua's face wasn't blurred. The man claimed he did not sign a release for the dog who is an actor with an agent.

  2. In Victorian England they used to take group photos with their dead ones and, given the long exposure time, the dead were often seen more sharply than the slightly-blurred living, because of their lack of movement

  3. Researchers working with Kanzi (a bonobo who communicates using a keypad with symbols) claim his favorite movies are ones that blur the boundaries between humans and apes such as Planet of the Apes and Quest for Fire.

  4. The Sonderkommando photographs - four blurred photographs taken secretly in August 1944 by an inmate in Auschwitz II-Birkenau, and along with a few photographs in the Auschwitz Album are the only ones known to exist of events around the gas chambers.

  5. Every Google Maps street view of a KFC blurs the face of Colonel Sanders due to Google's security policy that every human's face gets blurred.

  6. Roughly 3% of German houses on Google Street View are blurred because their owners opted out of the program

  7. Although "Song 2" by English band Blur is what gained the band mainstream success in America, it was intended to be a parody of American music.

  8. The reason most long term depressed people that "feel less", remember less and experience " blurred memory" is due shrinkage of the hippocampus.

  9. The eleven points of the maple leaf of the Canadian flag has no special significance: the number and arrangement of the points were chosen after wind tunnel tests and the chosen pattern is the least blurred under high winds.

  10. The dizziness and blurred vision (feeling of fainting) caused by suddenly standing up after a long time is called Orthostatic Hypotension. Because of gravity, your blood will fall to your lower body which causes your Thorax (chest area) and head to temporarily lose 700ml of blood.

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Blur's 'Song 2' was originally intended as a satire of grunge music. Ironically, it went on to be their biggest hit in America.

Cephalopods' eyes can only detect black/white, but they see color anyway by using their lenses to deliberately blur the image so different frequencies of light hit different parts of their retina. By changing the shape of their eye, they essentially bring each color into focus individually.

In the "Blurred Lines" plagiarism lawsuit, the judge didn't allow the two songs in question to be played for the jury

Halloween comes from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, which marks the beginning of the Celtic New Year as well as the transition from summer to the cold winter, a time associated with death and with a blurring of the boundary between the worlds of the living and the dead

James Cameron plans on filming the Avatar 2/3 at 48-60 FPS rather than 24 FPS to add a heightened sense of reality by reducing motion blur and flicker

After an expensive and risky 20 year process of getting the Hubble Space Telescope in orbit, its mirror was found to be flawed in a way that blurred the images too much to be used. It wasn't until almost four years later they were able to put together another mission to fix the problem.

All parts of Jimson weed contain toxic alkaloids (group of chemicals) such as atropine, scopolamine and hyoscyamine. Ingestion of Jimson weed induces delirium, drying of mouth, blurred vision, tachycardia (accelerated heart rate), slurred speech and elevation of body temperature. Unpleasant effects of Jimson weed are summarized in the phrase: "Red as a beet, dry as a bone, blind as a bat, mad as a hatter".

Issues with eye function in those affected by albinism can include nystagmus (rapid uncontrollable back and forth eye movement), strabismus (eyes fail to function in unison), amblyopia (lazy eye), being extremely near or far-sighted, photophobia, having underdeveloped optic nerves, misrouting of optic nerve signaling, and astigmatism (blurred vision).

The drummer from Blur is also a criminal lawyer, an animator, a pilot and once wrote a device driver for Linux!

The reason that the first second you look at an analogue clock seems longer than the rest is that your brain fills in for the preceeding blur caused by the movement of your eyes

Refractors are outdated because their image can sometimes be distorted and blurred.

Symptoms of botulism in humans include blurred vision, dry mouth, trouble swallowing, and muscle weakness. The muscle weakness tends to start in the shoulder area and move downwards through the body.

All parts of deadly nightshade contain tropane alkaloids (group of toxic chemicals) that induce strong hallucinations, delirium, blurred vision, headache and loss of balance (among other symptoms). One leaf or 2 to 5 berries contain enough toxins to kill an adult man. Root of the plant contains the greatest amount of toxins.

The Torpedo (disulfuram) a medicine injected in your butt to help with alcoholism. When alcohol is consumed you get chest pain, blurred vision, vomiting, headache and other severe symptoms and occasionally death. It was introduced in early 50's in the USSR and is commonly used today.

Go motion is a from of stop motion which incorporates smearing petroleum jelly on a camera lens to create motion blur. It has been used in The Empire Strikes Back, and Howard the Duck.

When Robin Thicke was accused of plaigarism over his hit song "Blurred Lines," his defense was that he was too high on drugs to help Pharrell compose it

Claude Monet, the founder of French Impressionist, painted in his distinctive style because cataracts blurred his vision.

A 24 year old made it to #5 on his national charts with a song recorded on a four-track in his bedroom. He opened for Blur the same year, and then hanged himself six months later.

The fastest tiger beetles can run at speeds equal to 120x their body length per second. For a human to do this we would need to run at 770 km/h (480m/h). They run so fast that everything becomes a blur, so they need to continually stop and allow time to process their surroundings

The lead singer of BLUR (Most recognizable in America for Song 2) is also the main songwriter and creator of the virtual band "Gorillaz"

Looking away from the computer for 20 seconds at something 20 feet away every twenty minutes helps combat computer vision syndrome which blurs your vision among other things

Song 2 by Blur was intended as a parody to American grunge pop at the time. Ironically it because their best hit in the States and one of their best of all time.

Caffeine can have a variety of side effects including blurred vision, dizziness, dryness of the mouth, drowsiness, decreased hunger, increased hunger, thirst, confusion, anxiety, insomnia, irritability, hyperglycemia, muscle tremors, nausea, stomach aches, rapid heartbeat, diarrhea, increased urination, and ketones in the urine.

Damon Albarn, lead singer of the band Blur, is the co-founder of the virtual band The Gorillaz and its only permanent live performance member.

Snowflakes landing on bodies of water can create a screeching noise under the surface, ranging from 50-200 kHz and blurring sonar readings.