24 Interesting facts you probably never heard before

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According to Wikipedia, “when the city first installed traffic signal lights in 1925, they placed one at a major intersection in the main business district on Tipperary Hill, at the corner of Tompkins Street and Milton Avenue. Local Irish youths, incensed that the “British” red appeared above the “Irish” green, threw stones at the signal and broke the red light. John “Huckle” Ryan, then alderman of the Tipperary Hill section, requested that the traffic signal be hung with the green above the red in deference to the Irish residents.” #facts #syracuse #traffic #loveit

It’s not always as fun as it sounds though. The cane toad can be very toxic, where some pets can essentially overdose on the poison excreted in the toad’s sweat.
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