Creativity has been linked to depression, anxiety, and “madness”, with writers being 121% more likely to suffer from bipolar depression than the general population and 50% more likely to kill themselves.
A 17-year old kid murdered his parents and hid their bodies in a locked bedroom so he could throw a huge house party.
A 22 year old was shot 6 times in the back in Sept. for carrying a fake katana (in an open carry state). Police claimed that he lunged at them which was later heavily disputed by video evidence, however they got off with no charges. No riots ensued and so it did not make national news.
Irene Triplett, an 84-year-old woman in North Carolina, still collects a monthly Civil War pension of $73.13 from the Department of Veterans Affairs. She is the last child of any Civil War veteran still on the VA benefits rolls.
When a person dies, hearing is the last sense to go.
For centuries before refrigeration, Russians dropped live frogs into their milk to keep it from spoiling. Secretions from their skin inhibited the growth of bacteria.
In Ancient Egypt, little people were well-respected and some were considered to be gods. The Egyptians were tolerant of of many medical disorders, and they thought that caring for all people was a moral duty.
ABC has been cutting scenes from “A Charlie Brown Christmas” to make room for more commercials.