When the number of chlamydia cases in young Swedish people doubled in one year, it was decided that condom ambulances would be on standby three days a week, waiting for calls from those caught in a promising situation, but without protection.
A group of crows got so mad at a mask wearing researcher for giving them identification bands that they recruited more crows to harass anyone wearing the same mask years after the fact.
George Aldrich has worked for NASA for over 40 years, and his job is to smell things. This is to ensure that there are no unpleasant smells on ISS and the shuttle. Oh and his nose also gets calibrated and tested every four months.
Matthias “Hellboy“ Schlitte, one of the worlds best arm wrestlers, has a genetic condition that makes his right arm abnormally large and strong.
Native American Mohawks were often used as laborers on the skyscrapers because it was believed they had no natural fear of heights. In fact, they were afraid, but unlike their American workers, their culture meant they never showed it.
In 1986 a convict escaped during a prison transfer. A week later he returned in a stolen helicopter and broke out his girlfriend.
Babies in Iceland are routinely left outside, alone, in below-freezing temperatures…to nap.
65% of smartphone users download zero apps per month.
A psychological condition called “Koro” makes sufferers believe that their genitals have been stolen.
Mythbusters tested breast size and its correlation with cash tips received by a restaurant server – they found men tipped their large-boobed server 30% more, but women tipped her 40% more.
A man cracked the code to winning scratch lottery tickets, but calculated it would only net him $600/day and instead of secretly plundering the game, he decided to report the problem to the Lottery and Gaming Corporation.
Entry level NASA Astronauts only make $64,724 per year. Senior level Astronauts top out at just $141,715.
Russia has a vast diamond field containing “trillions of carats”, enough to supply global markets for another 3000 years. The field was discovered in the 1970s underneath 35 million year-old asteroid crater in Siberia.