A Montana State University Professor sued Walmart because they put his occupation as “Toilet Cleaner” on his fishing license.
A CT scan of an 1000-year-old Buddha statue revealed the skeleton of a monk inside.
In 2013, George Clooney surprised 14 friends with 1 million dollars each. They were friends who helped him before he became famous. Some were living paycheck to paycheck at the time. He also paid for the taxes.
A North Korean defector escaped to China, returned to see his family, then escaped again to Thailand, went to Argentina, then trekked through South and Central America to sneak into the US through Mexico. He is now a US citizen.
There’s strong evidence that chewing gum improves working memory, episodic memory and speed of perception. Why this is the case is not understood.
A shoe designer has made a pair of shoes that uses a GPS, and will direct you home when you click the heels together.
People are more likely to donate to a sick dog than a sick child. A charity ran an experiment where they asked for money and exchanged the picture of a child for that of a dog. More people chose to donate to the dog.
Smokers who quit before 40 were found to live just as long as non-smokers. The average smoker who doesn’t stop will lose 10 years on their life. A smoker who stops between the age of 35 and 40 can regain 9 of those years. Older smokers gained back 6 of those years.
A bank robber hired decoys on Craigslist and escaped down a creek on a Inner tube.
Serbian wedding guests accidentally downed a small plane with celebratory gunfire in 2003.