Social media allows the public to be intimately familiar with celebrity faces, but that was not the case at the beginning of the 20th century. Famous silent-film actor Charlie Chaplin entered a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest in San Francisco in 1915 – he won third place.
An average of 1 out of 4 couples that meet online end up getting married, but have you ever wanted a concrete example of how effective dating sites can really be? Match founder Gary Kremen lost his girlfriend to another man… whom she met on Match.
The American rock band ZZ Top is most recognizable from the famous facial hair of lead vocalist and guitarist Billy Gibbons and co-vocalist and bassist Dusty Hill. The only member of the Texas-based group who doesn’t have a beard is their drummer: Frank Beard.
The fire hydrant is arguably one of the most important technologies in the realm of civil architecture, so whom should we thank for this saving grace? No one actually knows because the invention’s patent was lost in a fire.