The United States spent more than $2 billion digging 24km of tunnels in Texas for a particle accelerator similar in scope to CERN, only to abandon the project.
Flamingos can sleep in ponds that freeze around their legs at night, drink boiling water, and survive conditions that expose them to arsenic and poisonous gases.
A Texas woman tried to kill a snake by dousing it in gasoline and setting it on fire… in a final act of defiance it slithered to her house and caught it on fire.
The Beastie Boys won a lawsuit against a company for the unauthorized use of their song “Girls” and had the $1 Million settlement donated to a charity supporting education for girls.
The government of Nazi Germany memorialized the victims of European witch trials of the 16th to 18th centuries, as they thought witchcraft represented the remnant of an indigenous “Aryan” religion untainted by the Judaic influence of Christianity.
Domino’s dropped its “30 minutes or less” guarantee in the US in 1993 after a series of lawsuits accused the company of promoting unsafe driving.
A disgruntled former 7-Eleven owner opened a new convenience store across the street from his old location. He named it 6-Twelve.
A think tank at Oxford University believes that the prison industry may begin exploring psychoactive drugs that elongate the perception of time, either reducing actual incarceration times or making sentences for heinous crimes feel like an eternity.
The word gasoline has nothing to do with gas, it was a brand knock off of the original Cazeline when a shop owner drew a line on the C to make it a G.