A group of writers purposely wrote a terrible novel full of nothing but sex scenes to prove how vulgar American culture had become. It became a bestseller.
An Irish youth snatched a homeless mans pet bunny from his arms and threw it off the bridge they were standing on, the homeless man immediately jumped after it and resuscitated the bunny before he passed out and firefighters saved him, the youth was later convicted of torture and animal cruelty.
Prostitutes in Greece wore sandals with imprints that stated “Follow me” on the ground to attract potential clients.
An Army dentist was able to mow down almost 100 enemy soldiers with a machine gun in WWII to protect his wounded soldiers.
An award winning middle schoolers science project showed that on average 70% of the time ice from fast food restaurants is dirtier than toilet water.
If you bought $350 million worth of Powerball tickets (at $2 a ticket), it’s theoretically possible to guarantee winning as there are approximately ‘only’ 175 million possible number combinations.
Some Catholics urged Pope Clement VII to ban coffee, calling it “devil’s beverage”. After tasting the beverage, the Pope is said to have remarked that the drink was “… so delicious that it would be a sin to let only misbelievers drink it”.
The vikings used a stone to be able to tell what direction the sun was in, even when the sun wasn’t visible, and we may have found one.
Frank Zappa was approached by a crazed fan with a gun. Zappa persuaded him into walking with him, and numerous others. to a nearby lake. He then persuaded everyone present to start throwing things into the water, including the attacker, who threw in his gun.
Male US Marines in uniform cannot carry an umbrella.
Mike Tyson caught his wife cheating on him with Brad Pitt, in a car he paid for. “You should have seen the look on that pretty boys face when he got out of the car” – Tyson.
In Holland a McDonald’s worker bought a hamburger & then asked for a slice of cheese. The cashier was fired for not charging her the full price of a cheese burger. Taken to court, the Court responded that a warning would have been enough & ordered them to pay her $5900 for 5 months pay.
Sonic Hedgehog is a protein critical to mammalian development. Its inhibitor? Robotnikinin.