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Quebec banned ads for toys and fast food aimed at children under 13, resulting in lowered childhood obesity rates

Quebec banned ads for toys and fast food aimed at children under 13, resulting in lowered childhood obesity rates

There is a museum in Sweden, called 'The Museum of Failure', that collects and showcases failed products and services.

There is a museum in Sweden, called 'The Museum of Failure', that collects and showcases failed products and services.

Helicopters are used in cherry farming to dry cherries after it rains so they don’t soak in too much water and explode

Helicopters are used in cherry farming to dry cherries after it rains so they don’t soak in too much water and explode

The "Tower of the Winds" (in Athens) is considered to be the first ever meteorological station. It features eight sundials, a water clock and a wind vane

The "Tower of the Winds" (in Athens) is considered to be the first ever meteorological station. It features eight sundials, a water clock and a wind vane

Peter Durand patented the tin can in 1810. Ezra Warner patented a can opener in 1858. In between, people used chisels and hammers.

Peter Durand patented the tin can in 1810. Ezra Warner patented a can opener in 1858. In between, people used chisels and hammers.

Meth is currently in Schedule II and thus can still be prescribed for mental disorders such as ADHD and Narcolepsy under the brand name Desoxyn (Methamphetamine Hydrochloride)

Meth is currently in Schedule II and thus can still be prescribed for mental disorders such as ADHD and Narcolepsy under the brand name Desoxyn (Methamphetamine Hydrochloride)