Factoid – 20200819 – How did the Unabomber Get That Name?

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Why was Ted Kaczynski called the Unabomber?

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Why was Ted Kaczynski referred to as “The Unabomber”? Because his early mail bombs were sent to universities (UN) & airlines (A).


via Wikipedia

Kaczynski was the subject of the longest and most expensive investigation in the history of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Before his identity was known, the FBI used the case identifier UNABOM (University and Airline Bomber) to refer to his case, which resulted in the media naming him the “Unabomber”. Via

Read more about Ted Kaczynski and the FBI HERE

 
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20200727 Factoid: Kirkland Brand Better than the Name Brand

Did You Know This… Factoid? — 20200727

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Factoid – 20200727

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Costco’s Kirkland brand items are as good as or better than the name brand item in any given category and often manufactured by the name brand company!

 

Adam Keesling explains why the assertion above is true and how he reached that conclusion:

“The answer is this: they get the best manufacturers in the world — who already have products on Costco shelves — to make Kirkland products. Yeah, you read that right. While customers might not know it, Kirkland products are often made by the same manufacturers who make the branded products that sit next to them on the shelves.”

It is a fascinating story and you can read it HERE – How Costco Convinces Brands to Cannibalize Themselves: An unlikely marriage where both sides win.

 
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Did You Know This… Factoid? — 20200719


A collection of unusual facts, trivia and minutiae harvested from the Internet and other places of intrigue.

Factoid – 20200719

“Factoid: A brief or trivial item of news or information.”


The fact that Humpty Dumpty is an egg is never mentioned in the original text of the story!


Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,

Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.

All the king’s horses and all the king’s men

Couldn’t put Humpty together again.


Read more trivia about Humpty Dumpty HERE

 
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