Due to their similar protein composition, blood can be used as an egg substitute in baking and making ice cream.
A USMC General and Medal of Honor recipient wrote a bestselling book describing how wars exist to enrich corporations. In 1935.
America designed a grenade the weight and size of a baseball because they believed young American troops should be able to throw them.
Theodore Roosevelt was against the phrase “In God We Trust” on currency as he considered it sacrilegious.
While Beijing’s pollution problem is more televised, New Delhi is the most polluted city in the world.
NATO founded a secret organization which would stay behind and fight a guerrilla war in case of a Soviet invasion. This same organization was linked to multiple terrorist attacks throughout Europe.
An engineer in the 1930′s apparently created a “rainmaking machine”, made it rain in several places and then disappeared without a trace
During the outbreak of World War II, London Zoo killed all their venomous animals in case the zoo was bombed and the animals escaped.
After the killer of a Frenchman’s daughter was able to avoid extradition from Germany to face his sentence in a French prison, the father hired thugs to kidnap the killer and dump him in front of a French courthouse. The killer is now serving 15 years behind bars.
In 2010, a Florida programmer paid 10,000 Bitcoins for two pizzas. Those bitcoin were worth $7 Million in 2013 and almost $6 Million today.
Afghan resistance leader Ahmad Shah Massoud, who fought against the Soviets in the 1980s, was also against a fundamentalist interpretation of Islam. He was assassinated two days before 9/11, after warning of a major terrorist attack set to happen in the United States.
Japanese war criminal, Tojo Hideki, attempted suicide after the surrender. He was saved and resuscitated by Allied forces, who then hanged him.
If sugar gliders are deprived of social interaction, they can become so sad that they can die.
Donald Trump proposed a one-time tax on the wealthiest 1% to eliminate the national debt.