In China, women who remain unmarried until their late 20s are given the term “leftover women”.
A Catholic priest named Michael Clegg first began distributing ecstasy and at its peak he was delivering 500,000 pills to the Dallas area per month.
A woman without a vagina performed oral sex, got in a knife fight, and was impregnated when the sperm passed from her stomach to her uterus.
Two men went missing in Naples, FL after being arrested by the same officer for driving without a license, one year apart.
Sheared sheep don’t recognize each other and fight for a few days to re-establish a hierarchy .
A 19 year old boy was killed after running a stop sign and being hit by a semi truck. The boy was out that night stealing stop signs.
In 1954 the USSR proposed a dam to the U.S. that would close off the Bering Straight. The Soviets claimed it would block arctic cold currents that flow down over Korea and the Sea of Japan, warming it as much as 30 degrees. The U.S. declined.
5,500 unexploded bombs from WWII are discovered in Germany each year.
Because birds such as pigeons have a much higher threshold for detecting movement, they would likely see a movie shown at today’s industry standard frame rate as a series of flashing slides
When Nadia Comaneci achieved the first perfect 10.00 score in gymnastics, the scoreboard wasn’t even capable of showing 2 digits. Instead it showed 1.00
Pewdiepie, a famous Youtuber sitting at the top with over 30 million subscribers; is one of the most well know figures among teenagers. He’s even more well known than Paul Walker, Katy Perry and even Jennifer Lawrence. He’s not at the top of the most well known either, Smosh and the Finebros beat him, taking the number 1 and 2 spot.
The first digital computer ever made, called the ABC had less than a KHz of processing speed, and only performed basic functions; yet it filled up an 1800 sq. foot room. If you fit as many iPhones as possible into an 1800 square foot room, you would be able to store 3456 iPhones. This would mean that you would have 4147.2 GHz processing speed, and 55296 Gigabytes of space. This would cost you 342,144$ to buy all of those iPhones. In today’s time the money that was donated to create the computer was around 83,000$ in today’s time.
After waiting more than 24 hours for treatment in an NYC psychiatric hospital, a woman collapsed, convulsed, and died in the waiting room and remained there for an hour before anyone checked on her.
Lyudmila Pavlichenko, a female Soviet sniper with 309 credited kills, toured the US in 1942 to gain support for a second front in Nazi-occupied Europe; the press was more interested in her appearance and if she wore make-up on the front lines.
One of the the bizarre effects of hypothermia is “Paradoxical Undressing” where the victim removes their clothes, speeding up heat loss.