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  1. When Michael Jackson granted Weird Al Yankovic permission to do "Fat" (a parody of "Bad"), Jackson allowed him to use the same set built for his own "Badder" video from the Moonwalker film. Yankovic said that Jackson's support helped to gain approval from other artists he wanted to parody.

  2. Scientist grew trees in a sealed biosphere and couldn't work out why they fell over before they matured. They eventually figured out whilst they provided the perfect growing environment it was lacking wind which provides the stress to ensure the trees grew strong enough to support themselves.

  3. When 13-year-old Ryan White got AIDS from a blood donor in 1984, he was banned from returning to school by a petition signed by 117 parents. An auction was held to keep him out, a newspaper supporting him got death threats, and his family left town when a gun was fired through their window.

  4. The Beastie Boys won a lawsuit against a company for the unauthorized use of their song "Girls" and had the $1 Million settlement donated to a charity supporting education for Girls

  5. Weird Al' Yankovic recorded a parody of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way," entitled "Perform This Way," and all of the proceeds from the parody and its music video were donated to the Human Rights Campaign, to support the human rights themes of the original song.

  6. A 2013 survey showed 91% of Chinese people in support of a nationwide ban on the trade in shark fins, largely as a result of campaigning by ex-NBA player Yao Ming.

  7. Despite supporting one of the highest human population densities, Japan is the first developed country with the highest percentage (74%) of forest-covered land. Japan's forest management policy began over four centuries ago.

  8. In an attempt to enforce Prohibition, the Prohibition Bureau began adding poison to industrial alcohol to prevent its consumption, killing between 10,000 and 50,000 people. This was supported by people like Wayne Wheeler, who argued that the victims had committed suicide by breaking the law

  9. Keanu Reeves was sued by a woman who suggested that he used hypnosis and impersonated her ex-husband to impregnate her. She sought $3 million in spousal support from the actor, and $150,000/month, retroactively, in child support. DNA test proved he was not the father and the suit was thrown out.

  10. Cheetahs are so shy & awkward that some zoos provide them with "support dogs" to tackle their social anxiety!!

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States with the highest support for deportation also have the lowest rates of unauthorized immigrants per capita

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What Trump and Clinton supporters love and hate the most according to the Hater dating app (TL;DR guacamole can heal our nation)

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Former NFL player James Brooks was found to be illiterate when he was unable to read court documents after admitting to not paying over $100k in child support. When the judge asked how he graduated from Auburn without being able to read, he said, "Didn't have to go to to class."

There was a campaign to rename the Australian Dollar to 'Dollarydoo' after an episode of The Simpsons. Supporters claimed it would increase demand for the currency.

Hu Yaobang, whose funeral triggered the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, wanted to have Tibetans and Uyghurs govern themselves, supported improved Sino-Japanese relations, investigated party nepotism/corruption, and was forced to resign as General Secretary for not silencing student protests

The famous author Upton Sinclair was arrested for reading the 1st Amendment in public during a Union meeting supporting strikers. The arresting officer remarked, “We’ll have none of that Constitution stuff.”

In 2008, high school football coach Kris Hogan got many of the fans of his team to cheer for and support the other team because the other team was from a maximum-security juvenile correctional facility and did not have fans of their own

Since 1948 there has been a group of ladies at Arlington National Cemetery that has attended every funeral to support and comfort families, or to be there only one that attends to ensure no one is ever buried alone

Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet pledged their financial support the last living Titanic survivor, Millvinia Dean, after it was reported that she’d been forced to sell her mementos from the wreck to pay for nursing home bills.

In 2006, the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia launched a $1.2 million program to retrain prostitutes as nursing-home caregivers. A supporter explained they had “good people skills, aren't easily disgusted, and have zero fear of physical contact.”

Ulysses S. Grant not only created the Department of Justice, he also supported the Fifteenth Amendment and asked Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1871, allowing him to combat and prosecute the Ku Klux Klan.

In 1989, Bill Gates answered a Microsoft tech support call, and identified himself only as "William", then solved the issue. The customer called back later specifically requesting him.

A teacher in South Carolina started a 'Gentleman's Club' for more than 60 at-risk children to teach them important life lessons and social skills and support them so that they would grow up to become successful adults. He even provides donated jackets and ties to students who cannot afford them.

The United States Government was in full support of the movie Independence Day [1996] offering real military uniforms and even jets until the film makers refused to remove Area 51 from the movie. The government withdrew all support.

The TV show ’The Office’ had to halt production during the 2007 Writer’s Strike because Steve Carell, who supported the writers, refused to cross picket lines. On the first day of the strike he called in to the network sick, citing “enlarged balls” as the reason.

When Sacha Baron Cohen was being threatened by the Kazakhstan government with legal action, he replied as his character, Borat: "I'd like to state that I have no connection with Mr. Cohen and fully support my government decision to sue this Jew."

New York's underground gay bars of the 1960's (including the Stonewall Inn) were actually created and supported by the Mafia. It was illegal to be gay. The mob paid off local precincts to keep them from doing raids.

Leonardo DiCarpio was offered the lead role in Hocus Pocus, but turned it down to act in What's Eating Gilbert Grape. Though he was paid far less, it earned him his first Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

The professional wrestler, Big Show, quit football after his freshman year in high school, because of disputes with the coach. He continued to support the team by joining the cheerleading squad, partly from spite. He later called it "the greatest experience of my life"

In 2016 Beyoncé launched a clothing range aimed at "supporting and inspiring" women. A month later it was revealed female sweatshop workers were being paid less than $1 an hour to make the clothing

Gordon Ramsay set up a business inside a London prison which allows prisoners how bake goods which are sold on the outside, providing the prison with financial support and giving the prisoners the culinary skills and work experience they need in order to get honest work after their sentence.

When Charles Dickens was 12 years old, his father was thrown into prison for debt. Charles was forced to leave school and work ten-hour days at a boot factory in order to help support his family. The poor conditions of the working class became a major theme in several of his works.

The film "The Killing Fields" cast a real life survivor of the Cambodian Genocide. Hang S. Ngor survived three terms in Cambodian Prison camp by eating insects. He went on to win an Academy Award for supporting actor. His fate ended by being murdered my an LA street gang in 1996.

An American called Gilbert Bates marched across England after the civil war carrying an American flag on a bet of 1000 dollars that he wouldnt be insulted along the way. He couldnt get to London because of the crowds who supported him.

Republicans are called the right, and Democrats are called the left, because of seating arrangements of various legislative parties in France in the late 1700’s. Supporters of the king sat on the right of the Speaker, and supporters of the revolution on the left.

'elysis', a new smelting process for aluminum that releases oxygen instead of carbon dioxide. This new production process both cuts operating costs by 15% and increases production by 15%. Apple has invested $11 million in the venture behind it and is offering technical support.

Chance the Rapper has donated several million dollars to the city of Chicago since 2017, starting with $1 million to the Chicago Public School Foundation. He has gained the support of many companies including the Chicago Bulls who donated $2.2 million to his new arts program, Social Works.

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I compared Google trends of "iPhone is slow" with the release dates of new iOS versions and iPhone models including their end of support. (Inspired by u/Ctstiffler2871)

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People who don't vote as much support marijuana legalization