“Hell’s Kitchen” is a neighborhood in Manhattan, NYC most likely named after 2 cops watching an Irish riot. The rookie said “this is hell,” and the veteran said, “It’s hotter. It’s Hell’s Kitchen.”
Henryk Siwiak was fatally shot on 9/11/2001 and because the deaths from the terror attacks are not included in the city’s official crime statistics, Siwiak’s death is the only homicide recorded in New York City on that date.
Superabundance is the belief, that no matter how many natural resources humanity uses, the planet will continuously replenish the supply. This, actually is the myth.
20th President James A. Garfield was ambidextrous and was versed in both Greek and Latin. He would sometimes entertain his friends by having them ask him questions and then writing the answers simultaneously in Latin in Greek using both hands.
There is a strictly enforced ban on chewing gum in Singapore that has been in effect for decades. Bringing chewing gum into the country even for personal use is illegal.
An organization crowdfunds money to buy debt (for pennies on the dollar) and forgives it.
Jews believe God has a 72 letter name that allows the speaker supernatural powers. This name allowed Moses to part the Red Sea.
A Mexican man told his daughter he worked at the WTC. She never heard from him again after 9/11 — she’s certain he died in the attacks. Authorities wonder if he used the tragedy as a chance to start a new life in California and didn’t tell her. They removed his name from the 9/11 memorial.
H&R Block once discovered that their own taxes were too complex for them to manage.