The Vietnam War is known as “the American War” in Vietnam.
There’s a species of jellyfish that cannot die of old age. It achieves this by aging backward after sexual maturity, going through reverse-puberty so it can start the cycle again. It is called “the Immortal Jellyfish,” and it can repeat the cycle indefinitely.
Elephants mourn their dead.
Jimmy Carter had solar panels installed on the White House. Reagan had them taken off.
People can solve anagrams faster while lying on their back (as opposed to standing).
There is a song that has been found to reduce anxiety levels by 65% and heart rate by 35%. It is considered “the most relaxing song ever”.
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