Pablo Picasso was often found drawing on the paper tablecloths at his favorite restaurants. Restaurateurs would often ask him to leave the drawings instead of paying the bill. According to legend, when a restaurateur asked him to sign the drawing, Picasso reportedly replied "I came to eat, not buy the restaurant."
You have probably seem one of the most famous paintings created by Dali, "The Persistence of Memory", also known as ''Soft Watches'', representing watches that are melting. When you see its presentation, you have no idea that it's only the size of a large envelope (10'' by 33'' or 24 by 33 cm) despite the impressive precision of detail.
St Bernards have never worn barrel of alcohol around their neck. It is an image that was created by the painter Edwin Landseer describing the rescue of mountain climbers after an avalanche. This image was so endearing that the St Bernard and the alcohol barrel have been associated since.
If you ever find yourself face to face with a crocodile, you can control its snout by preventing it from opening its mouth (Do not try this at home). Although its jaw has phenomenal power to clamp onto prey, the muscles allowing the jaw to open are incredibly weak. That is is why when transporting these animals; a simple strip of duct tape is enough to neutralize their lethal capacity.
If an active Google employee dies, the company will continue to pay, his or her spouse, 50% of their salary for the next ten years. Additionally, if the employee has children, the firm will pay each child a monthly stipend of 1,000 dollars till the age of 19. If a child is a full-time student, the stipend will continue to the age of 23. There are 34,000 employees who currently have this benefit.
Nice international airport has been repeatedly blocked because of snails, they invade the runways, making them slippery and therefore dangerous for aircraft. This phenomenon occurs in areas where it rarely rains. In fact, snails can remain dormant for months in grass, and wake up collectively when it starts to rain ... hence the invasion!