4 Auschwitz inmates successfully escaped by stealing SS uniforms and a car and driving out the front gates of the camp.
In 1965 a U.S. Senate subcommittee predicted that by the year 2000 Americans would be working 20 hours a week and vacationing 7+ weeks a year.
There are pine nuts in China that can give you ‘pine mouth’, a bitter, metallic taste for up to two weeks.
The distance between local stars in our galaxy is analogous to two grains of sand over 30 miles apart.
Allied forces parachuted mannequins called “Ruperts” to distract German forces from real D Day paratrooper drops.
There are double contractions in English. I wouldn’t’ve believed it was possible.
File sharing is now a recognized religion in Sweden, and it’s called ”Kopimism”.
Defibrillators are used to correct irregular rhythms in the heart and are NOT used to jump start a “flat lining” heart as many television shows and movies would suggest.
More Australian SAS soldiers have died during training than during combat due to their training regime.
That during the filming of Lethal Weapon 4, the director asked Jet Li to slow down during action sequences because he was moving faster then the camera shutter speed, and it wasn’t registering on film.