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  1. Doctors are purposely tripping the elderly to make them more fall resistant. The therapy involves hooking them into a harness and having trainers shove/nudge/trip them off balance. The harness keeps them from falling and getting hurt while the exercises help train muscles for better balance.

  2. The movie Crocodile Dundee's character was loosely based on a man called Rod Ansell, who was lost in the outback for 56 days, sued Paul Hogan for not profiting from the film, lost his property, started growing weed, got hooked on meth and ended up dying in a drug fuelled police shootout.

  3. Michael Jackson once spent $150,000 to put a curse on Steven Spielberg because he didn’t give him the role of Peter Pan in the movie Hook

  4. Since 2011, NOAA has required the use of thinner, weaker hooks, in the Gulf of Mexico, that straighten to release large bluefin tuna before they die of exhaustion on the line, which resulted in 75% less dead, discarded fish in the Gulf.

  5. Crows in New Caledonia were found to be bending twigs into hooks to extract food hidden in wooden logs. This confirms that wild birds can make tools.

  6. M&M's were first made in 1941 during WWII and were sold exclusively to the military as an easy way to provide the troops with chocolate on the battlefield without it melting so easily. After the war, many troops were hooked on the candy and in 1946, the candies became available for civilians.

  7. There is an electric eel in a tennessee aquarium and the aquarium is hooked up to a computer that sends out a tweet from the electric eels twitter account whenever it discharges a high enough amount of electricity.

  8. Early telephones had no ringers and no hang-up hooks. Callers would get the attention of those they were calling by yelling loudly (often, “ahoy!”) into the receiver until someone on the other end noticed.

  9. Iceland has such a small population that they have an anti-incest app so you don't end up hooking up with a family member on a night out.

  10. Howard Blackburn—a sailor who, after becoming stranded and losing his mittens in a small boat off the coast of Newfoundland, let his hands freeze in a hooked position so he could row back to shore. He lost all his fingers, but survived and went on to sail across the Atlantic single-handedly.

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80% of the close door buttons on elevators aren't even hooked up.

Carrie Fisher was a script doctor (uncredited writer brought in to fix a movie) on Hook, Sister Act, Lethal Weapon 3, The Wedding Singer, and all 3 of the Star Wars prequels

In 1810 London came to a standstill from a prank by Theodore Hook who sent out thousands of letters requesting services that included hundreds of coal deliveries, wedding cakes, priests, lawyers, doctors, chimney sweeps, and over a dozen pianos to be delivered to the same address.

New Caledonian crows create their own hooks to pull out insects from hard to reach crevices. They are the only non-primate that manufacture their own tools.

The "Millenial Whoop", a melodic hook in recent pop music

The creator of Rocko’s Modern Life, Joe Murray, was asked by executives to put a female role model in the show. After some back and forth, a female executive requested “"a professional woman, someone with a good hook.". So, Murray created Dr Hutchinson, a female doctor with a literal hook.

Robert Hooke, despite pioneering the experimental method and discovering many elements of gravitational theory first, was almost entirely erased from history by Sir Isaac Newton because they did not like each other and Newton lived 25 years longer, allowing him to edit history to his favour.

The phajaan process used to train elephants for tourism. They're routinely beaten with whips, sticks and hooks, kept in crampt cages with feet tied together and peirced with a long bullhook to remove any sense of wild in them.

Snoop Dogg has a charity to stop young kids from getting hooked on drugs or getting mixed up with gangs.

You have the EXACT SAME taste buds in your intestine as you do in your tongue. In your tongue, the buds are hooked up to your brain's pleasure centers. In your intestine, they're hooked up to your pancreas where they trigger the release of insulin.

In the movie Hook, the scene where Rufio swings his sword close to Peter Pans face and says the line "You're dead, jollyman" was played in reverse for the movie. The actor had to learn to say those lines backwards.

The stock market got the names "bear and bull" because of caballeros in California. The caballeros put California grizzlies in battle with bulls. They observed bears swiped downward and bulls hooked upward, thus lending the analogy. This also helped lead to the California grizzly's extinction.

The pirate that gets thrown into the Boo Box in Hook was Glenn Close.

Male ferrets can't be separated from the female after penetration until they decide to do so, due to their hooked penis. Females will die in heat if they go too long without sex.

Britney Spears' Toxic sampled its famous hook from a 1981 Bollywood musical.

35 Restaurants In China Were Busted or Under Investigation For Dosing Food With Opium Poppy In Order To Get Customers Hooked

Issac Newton and Robert Hooke were bitter rivals, and Newton’s famous quote “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants” was most likely a passive-aggressive attack on Hooke, who stood significantly shorter than Newton.

There is an anti-rape device called Rapex, a vaginally-inserted tampon-sized device with barbs that hook into the attacker's penis, causing intense pain and "giving the woman an opportunity to escape."

MIT engineers created a wearable vest that hooks to and e-book and can change the lighting, sound, temperature, chest tightness, and heart of the reader so they can experience what the character in the book is feeling.

Shakespeare overheard the star of Richard III (Richard Burbage) agree to hook up with an enamored fan at her house. When the actor arrived after the show, Shakespeare answered the door, saying "William the Conqueror was before Richard III."

The conservationist, John Muir, was an avid inventor. He hooked up an alarm clock to his custom bed that would throw him onto the floor to ensure he got up on time.

Barbie and Ken broke up in 2004. Barbie hooked up with a guy named Blaine for a couple of years, then got back with Ken in 2006.

700 years ago, bringing weaponry into the houses of parliament was made illegal. To this day, there are still hooks where MPs can hang their swords if they, for whatever reason, entered the Palace of Westminster armed.

Pizza only became popular in the US after American troops occupying Italy during WWII became hooked on it and then popularized it back home.

Nestle was accused of getting third world mothers hooked on formula, which is less healthy and more expensive than breast milk.