Ah, the list! A timeless form of entertainment, education, and amusement. Fifteen items? 100 items? Two items? Doesn't really matter; sign us up! From the dawn of time, humans have been making lists to organize their thoughts, plan their days, and even to keep track of their favorite celebrities, historical figures, and animals. Lists are the ultimate way to keep track of all the incredible and fascinating things in the world. 

Today’s list is no exception. It’s a compilation of some of the most interesting, inspiring, and thought-provoking people, places, and things from around the world. From Ozzy Osbourne’s decision to forgo drugs because of a talking horse, to the pioneering doctor who invented Salisbury steak, to the U.S. Department of Defense spending millions on erectile dysfunction medications, this list has something for everyone. 

So, without further ado, let’s dive into this list and explore the world of fascinating facts, figures, and stories. 

Zombies: Brain-eating not part of Romero’s lore, but now a staple.

CRACKED THE WRITER OF ALIEN INVENTED BRAIN- EATING ZOMBIES. The concept of zombies eating brains was introduced by 1985's The Return of the Living Dead, written and directed by Dan O'Bannon. George Romero's zombies never actually ate brains, but the idea has become part of zombie lore over the years.

Orion Pictures

Screen Rant

Rod Serling: From tragedy to iconic TV series.

CRACKED THE TWILIGHT ZONE WAS BORN OUT OF CENSORSHIP. Rod Serling attempted to bring the Emmett Till tragedy to television, but was met with censorship from advertisers and networks. This led him to create a show which used allegory to explore themes of prejudice, bigotry, nuclear fears, and war.

CBS Television Distribution

Smithsonian Magazine

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