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  1. Keurig K-Cups generate 10 times the solid waste that would be generated from a standard drip brewer and most of that waste isn't recyclable. Co-founder John Sylvan said, "I feel bad sometimes that I ever did it.”

  2. Hershey's once developed a chocolate bar for the US Army that would remain solid up to 49C (120F) and was poison gas proof but was also very bitter to prevent soldiers from eating it unless in an emergency. Troops called it "Hitler's Secret Weapon" because of what it would do to their bowels.

  3. A train company invented a way to ship oil without pipelines; bitumen is converted into a solid product and sealed in plastic made from recyclables. The pucks are designed to be transported in regular container cars by train and loaded onto cargo ships at coal terminals. They float too!

  4. In most places in Switzerland, they won't collect trash that's not in special bags that are sold with a built-in fee. Recycling, however, is cheap or free. As a result, Switzerland recycles 54% of solid municipal waste (double the European average) and 76% of recyclable items

  5. The the chemical formula of the salt that makes solid cheese smooth and creamy spells out NaCHO.

  6. The FTC once issued a cease and desist order to Campbell's Soup company for using marbles in their soup ads. The marbles were placed in the bottom of the soup to push the solid ingredients to the top, which was considered deceptive.

  7. Legend says King Christian X of Denmark told a German sentry that a Nazi flag had to be taken down. After refusal, the King said he would send a Danish solider to remove it. The sentry said the soldier would be shot. The King replied, "The Danish soldier will be me." The flag was removed.

  8. During prohibition, grape farmers would make semi-solid grape concentrates called wine bricks, which were then sold with the warning "After dissolving the brick in a gallon of water, do not place the liquid in a jug away in the cupboard for twenty days, because then it would turn into wine"

  9. Sen Daniel Inouye lost his arm in WWII while holding a grenade. He pried the still-live grenade out of his severed hand, used it to kill a German solider, then kept shooting with his one remaining arm.

  10. The man who invented the Super Soaker and the Nerf gun, invested his fortune in R&D and has created ceramic solid state batteries with 3 times the power of the best lithium-ion batteries

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Marathon training plan mileage vs. Strava athelete's mileage - dotted line shows the training plan mileage from RunnersWorld marathon plans, solid line shows average milage of Stra

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In the 1920s a Chicago man convinced his wife to pull out all her teeth then refused to get her dentures because it was 'cheaper to feed her with soup than solid food'. She took him to court and he was ordered to get her 2 new sets of teeth and a beefsteak a week.

In 1927 an experiment was begun to show that solid pitch was actually a liquid. 89 years later the pitch has produced 9 drips.

The when the city of Austin Texas asked people online to rename their Solid Waste Services Department, the winner was "The Fred Durst Society of the Humanities and Arts".

Sierra Nevada Brewing won the 2010 U.S. EPA “Green Business of the Year” award. The brewery is run by solar energy, processes used cooking oil for biodiesel in delivery trucks, is the largest buyer of organic hops in the U.S., and over 99% of the plant’s solid waste is diverted from landfill.

Half-Life, Metal Gear Solid, Goldeneye, Fallout, Banjo-Kazooie, Prey (which would not be released for another 9 years), and Duke Nukem Forever (which would not be released for another 14 years) were all revealed at E3 1997 over the span of three days

President Ford was saved from assassination by a 'closeted' solider who the press outed as gay. Despite this being controversial in 1975, Ford publicly thanked the soldier who was estranged from his parents until Ford so publicly supported him.

Instead of handouts, panhandlers in Albuquerque, NM are offered a job making $9/hr cash paid at end of workday for doing work for the city's Solid Waste Dept. A 16-seat van run by a homeless shelter cruises the streets to offer jobs to panhandlers. Homeless can also call 311 to receive help.

Lava is between 100,000 to 1,100,000 times as viscous as water. Falling into it would be like hitting something solid, rather than a liquid.

Canadian solider Leo Major made so much noise during a battle in WW2 that he made the German army think that the entire Canadian army was invading

David Hayter(the voice of Solid Snake from Metal Gear Solid), wrote the screenplay for Watchmen.

When asked, after 50 years of research, what he knew about the reason people sleep, William Dement, founder of Stanford University's Sleep Research Center, answered, "As far as I know, the only reason we need to sleep that is really, really solid is because we get sleepy."

Theres a rare breed of chicken where the entire chicken is solid black. The meat, skin, organs, bones, bone marrow, tongue, and eyes are solid black. Each one cost $2500.

The Scythians were the first people to adopt smoking cannabis (though they mixed it with opium) en masse, and the elite even had solid gold bongs to smoke out of, 2400 years ago.

NASA has developed a technology called FINDER used to detect breathing or heartbeats through up to 30 feet of rubble, or 20 feet of solid concrete, and was used to save lives during the 2015 Napal earthquakes.

Lungs are not hollow like a balloon. They are solid and spongy.

The planet Neptune may have a liquid diamond ocean with solid floating diamond-bergs.

Solid iron cannonballs kept underwater for a long time can explode once they reach the surface- [gas bubbles are trapped underwater at enormous pressure- once at surface, pressure is no longer equalized from within and without- ergo explosion potential]

That, in 1955, someone dropped a 600+ year-old plaster statue of Buddha, only to discover after some of the plaster chipped off, that the statue was actually solid gold.

The husband of the richest woman in Germany (heir to 12.5% of BMW) was not informed of her true identity until "the romance was solid." She also worked as an apprentice in a BMW factory under a false name.

The helicopter that crashed during the Bin Laden raid did so because in the training exercises, they used a chain fence, rather than a solid wall like what surrounded the real compound. The solid wall meant heat got trapped and rose up, causing the helicopter to have different flight properties.

In medieval manuscripts there are many depictions of knights fighting giant snails. There's no solid reason why.

David Hayter, the original voice of Snake in the Metal Gear Solid series, wrote the screenplay for the first X-Men movie and the film The Watchmen.

In Avatar: The Last Airbender, the bending styles for each element were influenced by a different Chinese martial art. For example, earthbenders use movements inspired by Hung Gar––chosen for its firmly rooted stances and powerful strikes as a representation of the solidity of earth.

Due to incredibly high pressure on Uranus and Neptune, it is theorized that oceans of liquid diamond exist on the surface of the planet, with solid "diamond-bergs" floating on the surface

In 1955, someone dropped a 600 year old plaster buddha statue, only to discover the plaster was actually covering a solid golden statue.