"In May 2021, KonoSuba was one of five isekai-oriented anime titles that were given a limited ban by the Russian government for their depiction of reincarnation, which was thought to encourage suicide by lawmakers."

- Wikipedia, Konosuba

"In 1965, BBC TV played an April Fools' Day joke on their viewers by airing an "interview" with a man who had invented a new technology called "Smellovision" that allowed viewers at home to experience aromas produced in the television studio. To demonstrate, the man chopped some onions and brewed a pot of coffee. Viewers called in to confirm that they had smelled the aromas that were "transmitted" through their television sets."

- Wikipedia, Smell-o-vision

"At one point of the film, Scott says "1-800-SPANK-ME. I know that number." In the United States, the exchange was removed from all home media releases after a 1996 incident in which a child from Steilacoom, Washington called the number (which turned out to be an actual, working sex line number) and incurred a phone bill of US$400 (equivalent to $660.05 in 2020)."

- Wikipedia, The Santa Clause

"Hong had supposedly experienced mystical visions in the wake of his third failure of the imperial examinations in 1837 and after failing for a fourth time in 1843, he sat down to carefully examine the tracts, believing that they were "the key to interpreting his visions" coming to the conclusion that he was "the son of God the Father and the younger brother of Jesus Christ who had been directed to rid the world of demon worship."

- WIkipedia, God-Worshipping Society

"The first swivel chair was invented by Thomas Jefferson, and is purported to be the chair on which he drafted the United States Declaration of Independence in 1776."

- Wikipedia, Thomas Jefferson

""In political jargon, a self-licking ice cream cone is a self-perpetuating system that has no purpose other than to sustain itself. The phrase appeared to have been first used in 1992, in On Self-Licking Ice Cream Cones, a paper by Pete Worden about NASA's bureaucracy"

- Wikipedia, Self-licking Ice Cream Cone

"In 1970, Arizonan lawyer Russel T. Tansie filed a suit against God on behalf of his secretary, Betty Penrose, seeking $100,000 in damages. When God "failed to turn up in court", Penrose won the case by default."

- WIkipedia, Lawsuits against God

"An object is "bleen" if and only if it is observed before t and is blue, or else is not so observed and is green.

On January 2, 2031, however, emeralds and well-watered grass are bleen and bluebirds or blue flowers are grue."

- Wikipedia, New riddle of induction

"Despite the freedom that Americans have regarding names, controversies do exist. In 2013, Tennessee judge Lu Ann Ballew ruled that a baby boy named Messiah must change his name to Martin stating "it's a title that has only been earned by one person … Jesus Christ." Ballew was fired and a disciplinary hearing was scheduled on the basis that the name change order violated Tennessee's code of Judicial Conduct."

- Naming in the United States, Wikipedia

"Osama bin Laden was a rogue bull elephant named after the eponymous designated terrorist of the same name. It was responsible for at least 27 deaths and destruction of property in the jungled Sonitpur district of the Indian state of Assam. After a two-year rampage from 2004 to 2006, the elephant was eventually shot; but some were doubtful that the correct animal was killed."

- Wikipedia, Osama Bin Laden (elephant)

"Osama bin Laden was a rogue bull elephant named after the eponymous designated terrorist of the same name. It was responsible for at least 27 deaths and destruction of property in the jungled Sonitpur district of the Indian state of Assam. After a two-year rampage from 2004 to 2006, the elephant was eventually shot; but some were doubtful that the correct animal was killed."

- Wikipedia, Osama Bin Laden (elephant)

"States Rights Gist was a Confederate Army brigadier general who served during the American Civil War. His name was based on the Southern states’ rights doctrine of nullification politics of his father, Nathaniel Gist. Nathaniel Gist was a disciple of John C. Calhoun and chose his son's name to reflect his own political sentiments."

- Wikipedia, States Rights Gist

"Many of Edwards' friends encouraged him to abandon his planned comeback, believing that he had no chance to win. A journalist wrote that the only way Edwin Edwards could ever be elected again was to run against Adolf Hitler. These words turned out to be shockingly prophetic, since after the 1991 primary Edwards discovered his runoff opponent to be former Grand Wizard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, David Duke."

- Wikipedia, Edwin Edwards

"John XII (955–964), allegedly murdered by the jealous husband of the woman with whom he was in bed."

- WIkipedia, List of popes who died violently

"On 13 December 1294, a week after issuing the decree, Celestine resigned, stating his desire to return to his humble, pre-papal life. He was subsequently imprisoned by Boniface in the castle of Fumone in the Lazio region, in order to prevent his potential installation as antipope. He died in prison on 19 May 1296 at the age of 81."

- Wikipedia, Pope Celestine V

"When the game was first unveiled at 2019 ChinaJoy it was met with criticisms claiming that the game was blatantly copying Breath of the Wild. Zelda fans at the convention showed explicit gestures towards the Sony booth, with one individual destroying their PlayStation 4 in protest."

- Wikipedia, Genshin Impact

"Another possible motivation for some [Wikipedia] vandals is that their judgment has been impaired, either by a chemical cause (e.g. alcohol, or other drugs) or by serious emotional and/or mental problems. At least one sockpuppeteer was discovered to be using only the IP of a mental institution."

- Wikipedia, Motivation of a vandal

"Nim's longest sentence was the 16-word-long "Give orange me give eat orange me eat orange give me eat orange give me you."

- Wikipedia, Nim Chimpsky

"According to these ahistorical claims, Jesus Christ did not die on the cross at Golgotha. Instead a man falsely alleged to be his brother, Isukiri,[6] took his place on the cross, while Jesus travelled across Siberia to Mutsu Province, in northern Japan. Once in Japan, he is alleged to have changed his name to Torai Tora Daitenku, and to have become a rice farmer."

- Wikipedia, Shingō, Aomori

"Thinking about the immortality of the crab is a Spanish idiom about daydreaming. The phrase is usually a humorous way of saying that one was not sitting idly, but engaged constructively in contemplation or letting one's mind wander."

- Wikipedia, Thinking about the immortality of the crab

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