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A native of Dublin designed the iconic statuette presented to Oscar winners.
The bird actually has a serrated edge to their beak designed to act as a way of handling food, very much like a knife.
The toucans colorful brilliance is actually smartly designed camouflage for the rainforest, allowing them to hide amongst the South American plants.
The man who designed Saddam Hussein’s secret bunker was the grandson of the woman who designed Adolf Hitler’s.
The current US flag was designed by a 17-year-old for a school project, he only received a B-.
Hugo Boss designed and manufactured uniforms for the Nazi Party.
In Netherlands, there’s a fake village designed for people who suffer from dementia.
Bubble wrap was originally designed to be used as wallpaper.
The Sims was originally designed as an architecture simulation alone.
In WW2, the U.S. and New Zealand secretly tested 3,700 “tsunami bombs” designed to destroy coastal cities.
In 2013, Google founded Calico, an anti-aging company designed to ultimately “cure” death.
In 1891, London built a structure designed to surpass the Eiffel Tower in height. It was unsteady, never completed and demolished in 1907.
Gustave Eiffel, the man who designed the Eiffel Tower, was also behind the design for the Statue of Liberty’s spine.
Mars has a flag. It was designed by a NASA engineer.
Bubble wrap was originally designed as an easy-to-clean textured wallpaper.
The poverty line in America was designed assuming every family had a housewife who was a skillful cook.
Esperanto is an international second language invented in the 19th century and spoken by 2 million people today. It was designed to have a perfectly regular grammar.
Stephen Hawking married the ex-wife of the man who first designed his speech synthesiser.
In Canada, it’s illegal to carry a product designed for personal protection against a human attack, including Pepper spray.
The Statue of Liberty employs gum-cleaning staff who use specially designed “GumBuster” machines.