In 1979 in Sweden, a number of people called in sick with a case of “being homosexual,” in protest of homosexuality being classified as an illness.
A Japanese soldier stayed hidden for 29 years after WWII ended, not knowing the war was over.
Over 70 years after it was sunk, the USS Arizona is still producing an oil slick in Pearl Harbor
There is a scientific study on why your headphones get tangled in your pocket.
A man trained crows to find coins and exchange them for food.
The Brazilian military police refused to negotiate with rioting prisoners at a State prison (Carandiru) in Sao Paulo and stormed the prison and killed 111 inmates. Most of whom were just hiding in their cells at this point.
Mongolians used to eat raw meat that they tenderized by keeping it under their saddles as they rode, because stopping to cook was not a priority.