A 61yr. old U.S. Navy vet Michael Boatwright was found unconscious in a motel room. When he woke up he only spoke Swedish instead of his native language English. He also insisted that he was a swede named Johan Ek and threw up when he saw his own reflection, in a state of confusion.
Twins separated at birth, one raised by a German Catholic Nazi family and the other by a Jewish family in Trinidad, both as adults flushed the toilet before and after going, enjoyed sneezing in elevators to startle people, dipped buttered toast in coffee, and wore rubber bands on their wrists.
When Take That disbanded in 1996, so many teenage girls in the UK were openly distraught that the UK Government actually set up telephone hotlines for counseling.
Every second of every day, the sun converts 700 million tons of hydrogen into 695 million tons of helium. The other 5 million tons becomes energy. Every second.
A straight Christian man who spent a year of his life as a gay man, including coming out to his family, getting a job as a barista at a gay café and enlisting a friend to act as his boyfriend. The experience radically changed his view of religion and he now views homosexuality as acceptable.
When the number of chlamydia cases in young Swedish people doubled in one year, it was decided that condom ambulances would be on standby three days a week, waiting for calls from those caught in a promising situation, but without protection.
A group of crows got so mad at a mask wearing researcher for giving them identification bands that they recruited more crows to harass anyone wearing the same mask years after the fact.
George Aldrich has worked for NASA for over 40 years, and his job is to smell things. This is to ensure that there are no unpleasant smells on ISS and the shuttle. Oh and his nose also gets calibrated and tested every four months.
Matthias “Hellboy“ Schlitte, one of the worlds best arm wrestlers, has a genetic condition that makes his right arm abnormally large and strong.
Native American Mohawks were often used as laborers on the skyscrapers because it was believed they had no natural fear of heights. In fact, they were afraid, but unlike their American workers, their culture meant they never showed it.
In 1986 a convict escaped during a prison transfer. A week later he returned in a stolen helicopter and broke out his girlfriend.
Babies in Iceland are routinely left outside, alone, in below-freezing temperatures…to nap.
65% of smartphone users download zero apps per month.