18 Useless Random Facts That Will Amuse You.
#6. The city of Melbourne assigned e-mail addresses to the trees in the area so people could report any problems with them.
Instead, people wrote love letters to their favorite trees.
One of those messages states:
"My dearest Ulmus, As I was leaving St. Mary’s College today I was struck, not by a branch, but by your radiant beauty. You must get these messages all the time. You’re such an attractive tree.”
#7. After the Marvel movie, Black Panther, was released in the movie theaters, shelters reported an increase of black cats being adopted.
One person reported that their local shelter had somewhere between 50-60 black cats, but once the movie was released, the shelter didn't have any at all. And apparently many are getting their names from characters in the movie, like T'Challa and 'Shuri.
#8. If you ever make a trip to outer space, you'll most likely be able to smell this.
The aroma in space, mostly produced by dying stars, smells like barbecue, diesel fumes, and gunpowder.
#9. Before Gmail belonged to Google, it actually belonged to a well-known, lasagna-eating cat.
The email service once belonged to Garfield the cat. The original G-mail, known as “e-mail with cattitude," could be accessed at gmail.garfield.com. Even though some people claim differently, the domain “gmail.com” never actually belonged to the creator of Garfield, Jim Davis.
gmail.garfield.com via Internet Archive
#10. Ben & Jerry took a $5 correspondence course to learn to make ice cream.
They had actually priced bagel-making equipment before they realized it was much cheaper to make ice cream.
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