After the musician Prince changed…

After the musician Prince changed his name to The Love Symbol “Ƭ̵̬̊” in 1993, he sent out custom 3.5 inch floppy disks to news/media outlets with strict instructions that contained a custom font that would replace the capital letter “P” with that symbol on the PC and Macintosh.

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In 1965, a Swedish student was told…

In 1965, a Swedish student was told by his fiancée in East Germany that she would never be able to leave the country to live with him in Sweden. Undeterred, he took flying lessons for a year, illegally flew a Cessna from Austria into Czechoslovakia, smuggled her out, and married her in Sweden.

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Elina Powell was a black nurse…

Elina Powell was a black nurse who served during WWII. She was assigned to work at a POW camp, like most African-American nurses at the time, and fell in love with a German POW there. They married and had children despite it being illegal in both the U.S and Germany during this time period.

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