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  1. The "idiot plot". The term was popularized by film critic Roger Ebert, who defines it as "[a]ny plot containing problems that would be solved instantly if all of the characters were not idiots".

  2. When the band Judas Priest appeared on The Simpsons, they were mistakenly defined as "death metal". The producers decided to apologize for the mistake by having Bart Simpson write "Judas Priest is not 'Death Metal'" in the opening sequence chalkboard gag.

  3. A key symptom of depression is anhedonia, typically defined as the loss of ability to experience pleasure. It is a core feature of depression, but it is also one of the most treatment-resistant symptoms. Using ketomine, researchers found over-activity in the brain blunting reward seeking

  4. Tomato sauce is not Italian at all but Mexican. The first tomato sauces were already being sold in the markets of Tenochtitlan when Spaniards arrived, and had many of the same ingredients (tomatoes, bell peppers, chilies) that would later define Italian tomato pasta sauces 200 years later.

  5. About Continuum, a pseudoscientific magazine that denied the existence of HIV/AIDS. It ran from 1992 until 2001 and ceased publication because the editors had died of AIDS-defining clinical conditions.

  6. The entire US-Canada border is defined by a 20 ft. deforested area called "The Slash".

  7. When Nebraska first brought in a 'safe haven law' allowing the legal abandonment of children at hospitals, teenagers were being dropped off and left, this was due to the legislators forgetting to define the age limit.

  8. Tony Iommi, founding member of the Black Sabbath, replaced his finger tips with homemade prostheses made out of plastic after losing them on his last day at a steel factory , requiring him to downtune his guitar to play it, creating their signature sound and helping to define modern metal music.

  9. Stan Lee, had a contract awarding him 10% of the net profits of anything based on his characters. The film Spider-Man (2002) made more than $800 million, but the producers claim that it did not make any profit as defined in Lee's contract

  10. The Idiot Plot, defined by Roger Ebert, where a story is only happening because all of the characters involved are being idiots (not sharing key info, jumping to assumptions, etc)

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There is no such thing as an "alpha" in a wolf pack. Wolf packs operate more like human families: there is no defined sense of rank, parents are in charge until the young grow up, younger wolves don't overthrow an "alpha" to become the new leader, and social dominance fights are situational

A Roman Mile was defined as 1,000 paces. Armies would leave mile markers every 1,000 steps as they marched; as a result, well-fed armies marching at a fast pace marked longer miles.

Urban Dictionary has been used in many court cases to define slang terms that are not found in dictionaries and that some states' DMVs refer to it to determine if certain license plates are appropriate or not

When Plato defined humans as "featherless bipeds", Diogenes brought a plucked chicken into Plato's classroom, saying "Behold! I've brought you a man!". After the incident, Plato added "with broad flat nails" to his definition.

Autism is not actually on the rise. Studies have shown that the apparent increase in autism cases stems from changes in how physicians define “autism”.

The website has been used in court cases to define slang words that are not found in dictionaries.

A researcher spent her career studying what differentiates successful from unsuccessful people. She found grit, which she defines as "passion and perseverance for long-term goals", to be the main determinant of success, at least as good as IQ or socio-economic status at predicting life outcomes.

Historically speaking, liberal arts studies were defined as skills that a free person should know; such as, "participating in public debate, defending oneself in court, serving on juries, and most importantly, military service."

2 people (Max Martin and Dr. Luke) are the hidden talents crating virtually every single huge pop song. They define the biggest hits of Taylor Swift, Maroon 5, Katy Perry, Pitbull, Miley Cyrus, P!nk, Ariana Grande, Taio Cruz, Kelly Clarkson, Britney Spears, and Ke$ha.

For his third election in 1912, Teddy Roosevelt ran on his New-Nationalism philosophy, which he defined: "To destroy this invisible Government, to dissolve the unholy alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics is the first task of the statesmanship of the day."

'Dog Days' of summer are actually defined as the period from July 3 through Aug. 11 when the Dog Star, Sirius, rises in conjunction (or nearly so) with the sun

Fannie Quigley—a five-foot-tall frontierswoman who spent nearly 40 years prospecting in a remote Alaskan region in the 1890s. She was defined as an all-in-one miner, hunter, brewer, and cook who used mine shafts as a beer fridge and shot bears to get lard for pie crusts.

Mathematicians have jokingly proposed a standard unit of measurement for beauty: the "millihelen." Inspired by Helen of Troy, a millihelen is defined as "the amount of beauty required to launch one ship."

Winston Churchill once defined tact as "the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such as way that they look forward to the trip."

There is a German word, verschlimmbessern, to define the act of making something worse in a failed attempt to improve a situation, e.g. trying to dislodge a ball stuck in a tree by throwing another ball at it - which subsequently also gets stuck.

The word "McJob" was added to the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary in 2003, defined as "a low-paying job that requires little skill and provides little opportunity for advancement".

Joan of Arc was (technically) condemned to death for cross-dressing. The Church made her pledge to no longer wear men's clothing, but her jailers only let her have men's clothing to wear; breaking her pledge was defined as heresy, giving the Inquisition its excuse to burn her

Death by misadventure" is a legally-defined manner of death, primarily attributed to an accident that occurred due to a dangerous risk that was taken voluntarily.

Ice is a mineral just as much as Quartz is. Ice is a naturally occurring compound with a defined chemical formula and crystal structure, thus making it a legitimate mineral. Its only limitation, in comparison to all other minerals, is that it is not stable at room temperature.

We still do not know how to define death. These "beating heart corpses" can urinate; their bodies rumble, their wounds heal; they can blush and sweat, & can even have babies. Yet, clinically, they are dead. One method to determine death has won a Nobel prize

In 1991, a high profile court case forced the British Government to clearly define the difference between a cake a biscuit. In the end the Government published an official ruling that a cake is defined by its propensity to harden over time, whereas a biscuit has a propensity to soften.

A Female Scientist Defined the Greenhouse Effect In The 1800s, But Didn’t Get the Credit Due to Sexism

The word “factoid” was invented by Norman Mailer in his 1973 biography of Marylin Monroe. He defined it as things which are not necessarily true, but are repeated so often people think they are.

The Dunning-Kruger effect. A cognitive bias in the field of psychology that defines a person so stupid that they can't truly understand how stupid they are, so they end up believing they're intelligent, and usually intellectually superior to those around them.

Treason is the only crime defined in the US Constitution. It is almost never prosecuted, because (unlike espionage) it requires a confession or two witnesses to the act.

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"Who am I" real life data in my university. people could take a line and define themselves. Thought you guys might like it

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Gender gap level as defined by the WEC in 2015