Fact #1208: At one point of time lightbulb lifespan had increased so much that world’s largest lightbulb companies formed a cartel to reduce it to a 1000-hr ‘standard’.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planned_obsolescence#Contrived_durability

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