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  1. In 1970, psychologist Timothy Leary was sentenced to 20 years in prison. On arrival, he was given a psychological evaluation (that he had designed himself) and answered the questions in a way that made him seem like a low risk. He was assigned to a lower-security prison from which he escaped.

  2. A "devil's advocate" was a person sanctioned by the Vatican to argue against the canonization of a potential new saint by pointing out their flaws and critically evaluating their miracles. Christopher Hitchens served as a devil's advocate for Mother Theresa.

  3. In 2000 Portugal decriminalized ALL drugs. If police find someone w/a supply larger than 10 days worth of personal use they aren’t arrested but brought before a “dissuasion panel” made up of experts who evaluate the person & prescribe treatment. both HIV infections & deaths by OD have plummeted.

  4. Tony Hawk was hyperactive as a child. His parents had him psychologically evaluated only to find out he was a genius with an I.Q. of 144. Skateboarding became his outlet for his excessive energy and a couple years later he went professional at age 14.

  5. There is a single ATM in Antarctica, operated by Wells Fargo Bank. It takes Wells Fargo ten months to prepare to service its ATM, and the employee sent must undergo a psychological evaluation in case they are stranded in Antarctica when flights are cancelled for the season.

  6. A cattle farmer, while clearing land on his Texas ranch, wrote his name in letters a kilometer tall, producing the world’s largest signature. It lies on major flight paths into Houston and NASA uses it to evaluate satellite imagery

  7. In 2010 the DOD purchased and destroyed every first edition copy of Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffers book "Operation Dark Heart" (at a tax payer cost of $47,000), which claimed the Defense Intelligence Agency failed to evaluate intelligence on the 9/11 hijackers, allowing the attacks to occur.

  8. African giant pouched rats are trained to detect tuberculosis, which is the world’s second most fatal infectious disease. Although they currently are not an accepted standalone diagnostic tool, one rat can evaluate more samples in 10 minutes than a lab technician can evaluate in 1 day.

  9. A Stockton student was handcuffed with zip ties on his hands and feet, forced to go to the hospital for a psychiatric evaluation and was charged with battery on a police officer. That student was 5 years old.

  10. Ryan's Rule is a medical precedent in Queensland where, if a person feels their medical concerns are not being taken seriously, they can request a re-evaluation. This rule came about after a 3 year old child died of a bacterial infection after a hospital doctor declined to perform blood tests.

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The Easter Bunny originated among German Lutherans in 1682 and originally played the role of a judge, evaluating whether children were good or disobedient in behavior at the start of the season of Eastertide. He then would proceed with bringing colored eggs for the children.

A study by the Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine using a randomized double-blind trial with sensory evaluation using discrimination testing found that freezing raw fish did not ruin sushi's taste.

People who you aren’t necessarily attracted to at first sight, can become attractive to you over time, as you get to know them better. Evaluating someone’s fitness as a partner within the span of a single date—or a single swipe—eliminates this possibility

Animals re-evaluate what they experienced during the day in their sleep and thereby secure knowledge, meaning they have dreams as complex as a human's.

The company that created the successful series of 80's/90's educational PC games such as Reader Rabbit and Treasure Mountain was bought by Mattel in 1999 at a $4.2 billion evaluation. In 2000, it was sold at a loss of up to $3.6 billion, cited as one of the worst acquisitions of all time.

Eliminated contestants in the show Hell's Kitchen are taken in for a psychiatric evaluation immediately afterwards

The programmer for the Original Doom, John Carmack, broke into a school to steal an Apple II computer using home-made thermite; he later went to juvenile detention and forced to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

Keanu Reeves has had stalkers break into his house multiple times. On one occasion he awoke and found one in his library. He calmly spoke to her as he called the police for a psychiatric evaluation.

Central Park, if sold, would be evaluated at close to $530,000,000,000 while the same amount of land in Detroit would sell for around $4.5 million.

If you repeatedly go over the speed limits on Switzerland you will be evaluated by a psychologist

Ben and Jerrys Ice Cream is Chunky Because Founder Ben Cohen Has No Sense of Taste. He Uses "Mouth Feel" to Evaluate Foods - fact check

The Swedish submarine Gotland managed to snap several photos of the USS Ronald Reagan during wargames in the Pacific, effectively "sinking" the carrier. Upon evaluation, the effectiveness of the US fleet against diesel-electric submarines was severely lacking.

GiveDirectly, a non-profit that gives money to poor people, has been evaluated to be one of the most effective means of charity.

In 1968 a Syrian Air Force pilot landed a Soviet-made MiG-17 fighter jet at an airstrip in northern Israel, mistakenly believing he was in Lebanon. Israel quickly loaned the plane to the US Air Force, who tested and exploited it as part of a secret foreign aircraft evaluation program at Area 51.

A Haunted House so scary, all guests need a full mental and physical evaluation to participate. To date, no one has ever completed the game.

There is a proposal to launch another mission to evaluate Uranus that would launch between 2020 and 2023, taking approximately 13 years to reach Uranus.

People decide on your trustworthiness within a tenth of a second after first meeting you. Researchers found that given either 100 milliseconds (one group) or as long as you wanted (another group) to evaluate several character traits trustworthiness alone was decided almost immediately.

An employee of Florida’s environmental protection department was forced to take a leave of absence and seek a mental health evaluation for using the phrase “climate change”.

Many various techniques had to be developed in order to evaluate the naturally occurring mixture form of many carbon-based organic compounds.

There is no international regulation of nanoproducts, underlying nanotechnology, globally agreed definitions or terminology for nanotechnology, agreed protocols for toxicity testing of nanoparticles, and no standardized protocols for evaluating the environmental impacts of nanoparticles.

Dalí was expelled from School for disturbing the peace he said that no professor was worthy of evaluating his work.Afterwards, he packed, moved to Paris, met Picasso, grew a gravity-defying moustache & went on to become one of the most iconic surrealist painters of the twentieth century. - fact check

BMI is appropriate for population studies and inappropriate for individual evaluation, because it doesn't take body type other factors into consideration.

In 2000 Coca-Cola lost a trial were they were accuse of discrimination in pay, promotions and performance evaluations towards African-American employees. They agreed to a $192 million settlement, the largest settlement ever in a corporate racial discrimination case.

Thanks to the dedicated evaluation by Dr. Frances Oldham Kelsey (a young pharmacologist who had just started working at the Food and Drug Administration), Thalidomide was banned in the USA and worldwide in 1962. The drug caused massive birth defects such as missing ears and flipper limbs.

The Pentagon did an evaluation on the risks posed by China’s ownership of U.S. debt and came to the conclusion that “Attempting to use U.S. Treasury securities as a coercive tool would have limited effect and would do more harm to China than to the United States.”

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