According to physics there may exist the opposite of a black hole which cannot be entered from the outside, although matter and light can escape from it. It is aptly named: a white hole.
After Kurt Cobain dropped out of high school, he got a job as a janitor, at the very same high school that he dropped out of.
Snooker player Bill Webeniuk was famous for his drinking ability. He once drank 76 cans during a match. On another occasion after winning a drinking competition by drinking 43 pints he said I’m away to the bar now for a proper drink”.
A programmer developed an operating system called TempleOS since 2003. Hospitalized for mental health problems, he believes that TempleOS is literally the Third Temple as biblically prophesied. Per God’s “instructions,” the OS uses a 640×480, 16 color display, and uses the language HolyC.
The ‘stomach in your mouth feeling’ on a roller coaster is your organs floating inside you.
Kathryn Johnston became the first girl to play Little League baseball in 1950, when she tucked her hair under her hat, adopted the nickname “Tubby”, and joined the Kings Dairy team, posing as a boy. When she told her coach she was a girl, he said “That’s O.K., you’re a darned good player.”
A 2015 study found that people posting duck face pictures are more likely to be associated with neuroticism and emotional instability.
A clinical trial in 2016 held at Stanford University School of Medicine found that injecting modified human stem cells directly into the brains of chronic stroke patients can re-enable patients to walk.
Franklin D Roosevelt called for a maximum wage of $25,000 (about $365,000 in today’s money) and 100% tax on all earnings above that.
The “real Mafia” did not allow the producers of “The Godfather” to use the word Mafia in the movie. They even sent “family” members to the set to monitor filming. That’s how producers discovered Lenny Montana aka “Luca Brasi”.