“The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.
I saw an ad for burial plots, and I thought: “That’s the last thing I need!”
People wore fake moles (or "beauty patches") made of velvet, silk, or mouse skin in the 18th century as a fashion statement.
Like Caviar, but Really Dead, and also it’s People
Today, the rich have plastic surgery, liposuction, and blood transfusions. But back in the 16th century, the really wealthy used to eat dead bodies, thinking that (somehow) the cadavers could cure diseases. The highest delicacy of all these bodies? Why, Egyptian mummies of course.
George Lucas' Dog Inspired Chewbacca
The creator of the Star Wars world would drive around with his large Alaskan Malamute in the front seat of his car, which he described as "bigger than a human being and very long-haired." The affection he felt for the dog was what gave him the idea for the connection between Han Solo and Chewbacca. (Fun fact: He was named Indiana.)
"Chewie, we're home."
Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, 2015
Harrison Ford considers director J.J. Abrams a "communications genius" for his decision to use the line in the movie's trailer. "'Chewie, we're home' was kind of the key in the door. Familiarity was unlocked at that moment," said Ford.
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