A school had to be shut down after some 6th graders sprayed too much Axe which lead to several kids being hospitalized for it.
Owen J. Baggett became legendary as the only person to down a Japanese aircraft with a M1911 pistol hitting the pilot in the head while he was parachuting.
While planning his comeback in Las Vegas in 2007, Michael Jackson wanted to build a 50 foot tall robot replica of himself that would roam the desert under the flight paths of incoming planes, shooting lasers out of its eyes in order to get the attention of the tourists flying into the city.
The first Space Shuttle was to be named “Constitution”, but after a major letter writing campaign by Star Trek fans, its name was affectionately changed to “Enterprise”.
C.S. Lewis entered a civil marriage with a woman so she could avoid deportation. Then, after she developed terminal cancer, they eventually fell in love and re-married while she was in the hospital. They were married for three years before she passed away.
Take-out restaurants existed in ancient Rome, with service counters opening onto the street to pick up food. More than 200 existed in Pompeii, and most of its homes lacked dining or kitchen areas, suggesting that cooking at home was unusual.
Socks are among the most needed items at homeless shelters, yet among the least-often donated.
Hummer drivers were statistically the worst drivers on the road, averaging 5x more traffic violations than any other vehicle.
Frozen pizza is so popular in Norway that when a popular brand released a new jingle, it reached #1 on the Norwegian charts.