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Uranus (Ouranos, Caelus) Gossip

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Uranus was actually the one who named his rebellious children "the Titans" which translates into something like "straining gods." (We're surprised he didn't call his kids something a lot worse since they castrated him.) (Source.)

Sailor Uranus is the codename for a character in the butt-kickin' anime/manga series, Sailor Moon.

Uranus was the first planet discovered with a telescope. (We're guessing it did a lot for the telescope industry.) (Source.)

In the fast-paced Bloody Roar video game series, there's a girl-fighter named Uranus.

Uranium, the element they use for all things nuclear, was actually named after the planet Uranus, which was named after you-know-who.

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