The Church of Scientology tried to frame an author critical of them for terrorism.
There’s a game where the players actively try to avoid hearing the results of the Superbowl for as long as possible. One player claims to still not know who won the 2012 game.
Indian housewives hold 11% of the World’s gold. That is more than the reserves of USA, IMF, Switzerland and Germany put together.
In 1984, a giant pee-icicle formed on the outside of the space shuttle Discovery. Astronauts had to break it off using a robotic arm and shut down the toilet for the remainder of the mission.
Both women and men tend to be less happy in marriages where the woman makes more money.
A city in Wales installed pink LEDs to deter teenage loitering because it highlighted their acne.
The first female self-made millionaire in America was a black woman.
Pope Francis has a master’s degree in Chemistry.
The Biggest Loser, The Amazing Race and Survivor have created more successful couples than The Bachelor/Bachelorette.
A woman tried to sue Cap’n Crunch when she learned that Crunchberries were not real fruit.
At the 1900 Paris Olympics, the winners received valuable works of art instead of gold medals
Bob Ross served in the military and vowed never to scream again.
A Nigerian ‘scientist’ ‘proved’ that being gay was wrong by using magnets, after which he promptly demanded to be given the Nobel prize for his research.
Native American groups have talked about creating their own team since a Mohawk lacrosse team competed for Canada in the 1904 Summer Olympics. Stew Young last led a movement to create North American Indigenous Olympic team in 2006.
Jules Verne wrote the novel “Paris in the Twentieth Century” back in 1863 and described a world of glass skyscrapers, high-speed trains, gas-powered automobiles, calculators, and a worldwide communications network. “There are no such things as women anymore; from mindless, repetitive factory work and careful attention to finance and science, most women have become cynical, ugly, neurotic career women.“