18/08/12

today I learned: the first pedestrian killed by a car happened on august 17th 1896: mrs bridget driscoll was frozen in place by panic as arthur edsell ran her over at the blistering speed of 4 MPH (hahaha). also, the danish king harald blatand ate so many blueberries that his teeth stained blue. “bluetooth” is named after him because of his ability to unite warring scandinavian factions, just as bluetooth unites wireless devices. the bluetooth logo is also a combination of the kings runic initials. next, marie curie’s notebooks from the late 19th century are still too radioactive to be handled. finally, when 3 people tried to sell coca cola secrets to pepsi, pepsi informed coke and the FBI. NICE.

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