Those who see Earth from space experience “The Overview Effect:” A remarkable sense of connection with the rest of the human race, and a desire for world peace.
Due to gravitational time dilation the core of the earth is approx. 2.5 years younger than surface. Higher gravitational potential causes time to move faster. For example, over the course of earth’s history, a clock at the top of Mt. Everest would be approx. 39 hours fast than at sea level.
All mammals, from mice to whales, have roughly the same number of heartbeats in a lifetime: 1 billion.
In 1989 the Oakland A’s Accounting Department was freaking out over a $1M surplus. Turns out, Ricky Henderson framed his $1M signing bonus cheque and hung it on his wall without cashing it.
A 3M adhesive tape plant accidentally created a force field of static electricity that was strong enough to prevent humans from passing through. A person near this “wall” was unable to turn, and so had to walk backwards to retreat from it.
Monster and similar companies make cans of water, so it appears that celebrities are drinking their product while actually just drinking water.
When the VOICE hotline was set up earlier this year for reporting criminal activity of illegal aliens, it was flooded with calls reporting space aliens and Bigfoot sightings.
Quebec banned ads for toys and fast food aimed at children under 13, resulting in lowered childhood obesity rates.
30+ minutes of running 5 days a week has been linked to 9 years of less ageing on the cellular level.
Rebel Wilson pursued an acting career after she contracted malaria and hallucinated that she was a famous actress winning an Oscar.