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  1. Shortly after returning from the moon Buzz Aldrin began to suffer from alcoholism and depression. "I wanted to resume my duties, but there were no duties to resume. There was no goal, no sense of calling, no project worth pouring myself into."

  2. As President McKinley was dying, no one knew where Vice President Teddy Roosevelt was. When located in the wilderness he raced all night down mountain roads on a buckboard wagon in pitch black and pouring rains to be sworn in.

  3. The practice of pouring of a liquid in memory of those who have "passed on" was common in Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome. "Pouring one out for the homies" is a custom over 3,000 years old!

  4. Gold is so rare that the world pours more steel every hour than it has poured gold since the beginning of recorded history.

  5. Leonardo Da Vinci once conducted an experiment to understand the flow of blood through the valves of the heart, by pouring hot wax into one, making a mould of thin glass from the cast, and then pumping water mixed with seeds through it. He saw how a heart actually regulates itself.

  6. Henry Ford really hated jazz. He associated it with Jewish and black people, calling it "Monkey talk, jungle squeals, grunts and squeaks and gasps suggestive of calf love." To counter the popularity of Jazz, Ford poured tons of money into country music.

  7. On a visit to Manchester, Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin insisted that the roof stay down on his convertible car despite the pouring rain, stating "If all these people have turned out to welcome me and can stand in the rain, so can I."

  8. When Yuri Gagarin visited Manchester, it was pouring rain. He however insisted that the roof of his convertible remain down and refused an umbrella, saying that 'If all these people have turned out to welcome me and can stand in the rain, so can I'.

  9. Mr Rogers poured the 100 billionth Crayola crayon

  10. The newest member of the US Supreme Court must take notes, answer the phone, hold the door and pour the coffee for the more senior members during private meetings.

What are some fun facts about poured?

Because the concrete of the Hoover Dam was poured into individual, rectangular shaped sections--rather than with a single, continuous pour--the physical dam itself will survive up to 10,000 years and be one of the last remaining visible and recognizable monuments of humans on the planet.

Humans can hear the difference between hot and cold water being poured.

There’s a waterfall where nobody knows where the water goes. Minnesota’s Devil’s Kettle Falls dumps into a giant pothole with no seeable exit. Researchers have poured dye, ping-pong balls, even logs into it, then watched the lake for any sign of them. So far, none have ever been found.

The wax that made the 100 billionth Crayola crayon was poured by Mister Rogers himself.

A Kuwaiti woman wanted to take revenge on her husband for taking a second wife, so she poured petrol on the tent where women and children were celebrating in the wedding, killing 57 and injuring 90 others.

During the filming of Ben-Hur, an extra turned blue when he fell into a pond that had dye poured into it. He was kept on the MGM payroll until the color wore off.

In 1996 Mr. Rogers poured the 100 billionth Crayola crayon. The commemorative replica that Mr. Rogers received at the event is housed in the Fred Rogers Archive.

When Genghis Khan's eldest son Juchi died while hunting, his subordinates, fearing punishment for bringing bad news, forced a musician to do it. The musician performed a melody, Genghis Khan understood the message, and "punished" the instrument by pouring molten lead on it

The Americans leveled an island in the Philippines to build a concrete battleship, Fort Drum. Captured by the Japanese during WW2, the Americans retook it by pouring gasoline inside and setting it aflame, killing every Japanese soldier inside

In 2013 Jagermeister sponsored a pool party and poured liquid nitrogen in the pool. 9 people were poisoned, 1 in coma.

If the Hoover Dam had been built in a single continuous pour, the heat produced by the curing concrete would've taken 125 years to cool to ambient temperatures. - fact check

In 1599, a Spanish governor in early colonial Ecuador was executed by having molten gold poured down his throat.

A German landlord once evicted a tenant without notice for pouring surstromming in the stairwells of the the building. When sued over the eviction, he won the case by opening a can of surstromming in the court, convincing the court that the smell of the fish brine was too much to tolerate.

Horace Wells, man who pioneered the use of laughing gas in dentistry, became so deranged after experimenting with chloroform that he poured sulfuric acid on 2 prostitutes. He committed suicide shortly after realizing what he had done.

Canadians make a candy called tire d'érable by pouring maple syrup on snow, then rolling it onto sticks.

If the Hoover Dam's 3.25 million cubic yards of concrete was poured all at once, it would have taken 125 years to cool

about Parasocial Relationships, where one person pours emotions and effort into the relationship and the other doesn't know the first exists

MIT researches have developed the world's toughest tongue twister: Pad kid poured curd pulled cold.

It takes over two minutes to pour a pint of Guinness, if you follow the recommendations from the brewery.

The Earth's core contains enough gold and platinum that if extracted and poured onto the Earth's surface it would cover the entire Earth with a coating 0.45 m (1.5 feet) deep.

During the "Red Terror" of 1918, Communist secret police in Orel "poured water on naked prisoners bound in the winter streets until they became living ice statues." In Ukraine, they "rolled people around in barrels studded internally with nails." Upwards of 1 million people died. - fact check

There's a spirits company that first pours every drop of its booze over the breasts of top Playboy models before bottling.

After a muti-day free base cocaine bender, Richard Pryor poured 151-proof rum all over himself and lit himself on fire. While ablaze, he ran from his Los Angeles home down Parthenia St., until being subdued by police.

Pouring one out for your homie" is actually an ancient tradition called "Libation".

William Henry Harrison, the 9th U.S. president, gave the longest presidential inauguration speech, in pouring rain, from which he contracted a cold that severely worsened, killing him and making him the shortest serving U.S. president.