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Ben & Jerry’s literally has a flavor graveyard!

When Ben and Jerry’s ice cream kills a flavor, they do it respectfully. They have a flavor cemetery in Waterbury, Vermont where they lay their flavors to rest.

In homage to zombies, the company gives customers a chance to resurrect flavors that have been buried and put them back into production.

Flavors that are brought back are usually just temporarily brought back, but some return and stay for good. Some flavors are put to rest because ingredients become too expensive or a kitchen process is too complicated to continue.

People can visit the graveyard of flavors to say goodbye to favorite flavors or just as a tourist attraction. Fans will actually bring flowers to lie next to the gravestones that are more like signs.

The graveyard is complete with a white picket fence and different shaped headstones with information on each of the flavors that have fallen and been buried six feet under.


DUI offenders in Ohio have specially colored license plates!

Do you like public shaming? Ohio forces DUI offenders to have a special yellow license plate. Sometimes first time offenders are assigned the yellow plates, but normally it is second, third, and fourth time offenders that get stuck with the “scarlet letter” yellow license plate of shame plastered on their car.

The DUI law has been established since 1967 and in 2004 the law was enhanced to make the yellow plates used more frequently. The special DUI license plates have red letters on them, something of a "scarlet letter," intended to create a social stigma on drunk drivers, while letting other drivers know who they are sharing the road with.

The plates are used only while the owner has limited driving privileges, which is normally for about six months to a year. To avoid the maximum Ohio DUI penalties, it's a good idea to consult a lawyer as soon as you have been accused of drunk driving.


George Lucas had to quit the Director’s Guild so that Star Wars could omit opening credits!

Star Wars is one of the most famous film franchises of all time. In many ways, the films are like no others. George Lucas, Star Wars' creator, used a number of different techniques and forged a path for many films to come.

One of Star War's most well-known attributes is its opening sequence. The movies start off with a shot of a starry night and the film's theme song starts to play.

Then yellow opening credits start to roll out from the bottom of the screen. They start out large and shrink into the distance after the audience has read them. Many many parodies have been done of these opening credits.

Lucas actually had trouble getting permission to use such credits though. He had to pay a fine and resign from the Directors Guild because they were trying to make him use conventional opening credits.

It should be noted that after the credits roll, the camera pans across the starry night sky. This, too, had never been done before. Stars were always shot with a motionless camera.


Casa Bonita from South Park is a real place. Most of the details on the show were spot on!

Casa Bonita is located within a type of strip mall in Denver, Colorado and was famously showcased in the TV show South Park. The real Casa Bonita is a themed Mexican restaurant with elaborate tropical decorations.

It has a walkthrough narrow cave called Black Bart’s with lighting inside of it and hidden treasures. The famous pink tower façade in front is 85 feet tall and it took a year to build the restaurant. The dome is covered in 22 karat gold leaf and features a statue of the last Aztec emperor, Quahuatomec.

The big fountain in front of the restaurant was shipped from Mexico in pieces. The waterfall within the restaurant was made to resemble the cliffs of Acapulco and is 30 feet tall with a 14-foot deep pool below it.

The restaurant has shows with cliff divers throughout the week. There is also a gift shop within Casa Bonita, puppet shows, and arcade games.

Does that sound familiar? It’s probably because the creators of South Park are such big fans of the restaurant that they included most of these details on the show!


While test flying a 707 with Boeing executives, a pilot unexpectedly did a barrel roll. He said he was ‘selling airplanes.’

The Boeing 707 is a mid-size, four engine jet airliner built between 1958 and 1979. It has a capacity of 140 to 189 passengers. It was used for domestic, transcontinental, and transatlantic flights. It was also used for cargo and military applications.

Tex Johnson was a test pilot for the Boeing 707 and a ballsy one at that. He did a barrel roll with the Boeing 707 without previously telling the Boeing executives. When his boss rightfully asked what the hell he was doing, Johnson said “Selling airplanes.”

He showed off what the Boeing 707 could really do. Johnson wasn’t fired over the maneuver either. Boeing produced and delivered 1,011 airliners including the smaller 720 series; over 800 military versions were also produced.

As of August 2011, 10 Boeing 707s were in airline service. By August 2012, this number was down to two. Both of them are located in Iran for military purposes.



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