The person who invented the stop sign, the pedestrian crosswalk, the traffic circle, the one-way street, the taxi stand, and pedestrian safety islands, William Phelps Eno, never learned how to drive.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey raised the tolls on bridges and tunnels by 56% to help pay for the construction of the One World Trade Center, then decided against using any of the proceeds for that purpose.
The $100 million in famine relief raised by Live Aid in 1985, was used to buy weapons and crush the opposition in Ethiopia’s civil war.
Members of the band “Good Charlotte” protested against KFC’s treatment of chickens. Then in 2012 and 2013 appeared in a number of KFC commercials in Australia and even tried to set a world record for eating KFC on “Australia’s Got Talent.”
A fig tree tricks a certain species of wasp to pollinate it, sends it down a small passage in the fruit where its wings are ripped off, after which it is digested by enzymes. Figs eat wasps.