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  1. When the inventors of Silly String were trying to sell their idea to Wham-O, one of them sprayed the can all over the person who was meeting with them and all over their office. They were asked to leave, however, a day later received a telegram asking them to send 24 cans for a test market.

  2. To combat the theft of trees around Christmas time, University of Nebraska-Lincoln used to spray their trees with fox urine. It freezes and has no odor outside, but thaws if taken indoors. The resultant smell is so rancid it is “eye-watering”.

  3. Nixon didn't want pigeon poop along the path to his inauguration, so he had $13,000 of a chemical bird repellent sprayed on trees around the area. It turned out the spray was toxic, and instead of pigeon poop, Nixon had dead pigeons lining the path to his inauguration.

  4. The Rajneeshee bioterror attack, in 1984 a cult sprayed salmonella on doorknobs and food in a town in Oregon to poison people so they would be too sick to vote and the cult could take over the town. It was the largest biological attack in U.S. history

  5. Billy Nye has a restraining order on his ex wife because she sprayed herbicide on the plants in his garden.

  6. Pepper spray is banned from being used in war since it is considered a chemical weapon but is generally allowed as a riot control agent.

  7. Zach Braff beat up a 12 year old for spraying fake paint on his Porsche as a part of a prank on the show Punked. The scene was edited out.

  8. Pepper spray is illegal in Canada. If pepper spray is used on another person causing serious bodily harm or harming the environment it can carry a penalty up to a fine of $500,000 and imprisonment of up to 3 years.

  9. In 1947 the US government simulated a biological warfare attack by spraying bacteria on the entire city of San Francisco without informing the residents or obtaining consent, in violation of The Nuremberg Code.

  10. Ocean Spray Cranberry Cocktail comes from cooperatively owned cranberry farms where 100% of product profits are returned to farmers.

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Naloxone (Narcon) has became a mainstay of hospital emergency rooms and medical wards. It can be injected or sprayed up the nose, and can stop/reverse a heroin overdose in under two minutes. It's so vital the World Health Organization placed the drug on its list of essential medications in 1983.

Bathroom hand dryers suck fecal bacteria from the room and sprays it directly on your hands.

A Minnesota man once sprayed toilet-papering teens on his property, with a squirt gun full of fox urine

To punish tree thieves who cut down trees illegally, some cities spray trees with fox urine around Christmas time. It freezes on them and is odorless outdoors, but would stink up your whole house if brought indoors; the smell is "eye-watering."

Ocean Spray, which does nearly $2 billion in sales, is an agricultural cooperative owned by more than 700 cranberry farmers.

A man started spray painting giant penis' around potholes which forced his city to start filling them in after not doing it for years

Baking soda and dish soap (hydrogen peroxide) can be used to remove the smell of skunk spray. The oxygen molecules from the hydrogen peroxide bond with the thiols compounds present in the skunk spray, completely neutralizing the odor.

A man in the United Kingdom was so fed up that his city wasn't repairing potholes, he went and spray painted penises on them, earning him the nickname "Wanksy"

A 16yo British was found dead, surrounded by 42 cans of aerosol body spray. He would apparently spray himself down daily to avoid showering and died from inhaling large amounts of the butane propellant in the product.

There’s a stinging plant called the Gympie Gympie that produces a toxin so painful, it’s driven people and animals to suicide. It’s been described as being sprayed with hot acid and electrocuted at the same time. A man was reported to have shot himself after using the leaves as toilet paper.

A school had to be shut down after some 6th graders sprayed too much Axe which lead to several kids being hospitalised for it. - fact check

Zach Braff beat up a 12 year old for spraying fake paint on his Porsche as a part of a prank on the show Punked. The scene was edited out.

On April 1, 1974, the local residents of Sitka, Alaska woke to their nearby dormant volcano, Mount Edgecumbe, billowing out black smoke. When a Coast Guard pilot came closer to investigate, he found 70 tires burning and the words "APRIL FOOL" spray painted into the snow.

During the 1918 flu pandemic, 62 Boston prisoners volunteered to be injected with infected tissue and sprayed with infectious aerosols with a promise of release if they survived. All of the prisoners lived, but the ward doctor died soon after.

Anthony Curcio put an ad on Craigslist for 15-20 similarly dressed workers for a fake cleanup project and to meet in a bank parking lot at the time he was to rob an armored truck. Curcio, dressed like the others, worked the grounds, pepper-sprayed the driver, and left with over $400,000.

During the 1950s and 1960s alone, the US government and military conducted experiments that included spraying sailors with sarin gas, releasing bacteria on the city of San Francisco, and feeding radioactive oatmeal to handicapped children.

In 1971 the Ford Pinto had a defect where in rear-end collisions, the fuel filler neck could separate and puncture the fuel tank, spraying fuel into the passenger compartment and igniting. Ford knew about this and stayed silent because it cost less to let people die then to recall the car.

In September 1950, the US Navy sprayed San Francisco with "harmless" bacteria to simulate a biological attack. The not-so-harmless bacteria caused a spike in a rare UTI, killing one man. A lawsuit against the government was rejected on the grounds that the government held legal immunity.

In 1966 and 1967, soldiers testing Agent Orange in Canada were told the chemical was completely safe and sprayed it on each other to cool off.

Tear Gas (and pepper spray) are illegal to use in warfare. Used on our own citizens in riot control, it cannot be used on enemy combatants.

Many major cities in Europe offer ‘Sanisettes’: private, self-contained, self-cleaning, public bathrooms. After the user has exited, a wash cycle begins and the entire floor and toilet fixture are automatically sprayed, scrubbed and disinfected. - fact check

The CIA conducted experiments on French citizens during the 50's that involved spraying LSD onto unsuspecting towns. Resulting in numerous injuries and deaths.

In 1981 the Chicago fire dept. tried to kill a stuntman climbing the John Hancock Centre by spraying him with fire hoses while he was 37 floors high.

Every year, large parts of the North American western coastline turn milky white as millions of herring collectively spray thousands of gallons of semen over their spawning grounds to take part in one of the largest mass-fertilizations of the animal kingdom.

Japan created a fire alarm for deaf people. This device works by spraying vaporized wasabi into the air.