Zimbabwe has a 94% unemployment rate.
The longest recorded marriage lasted 91 years and 12 days.
Sean William Scott was only paid $8000 for his role in the first American Pie movie.
Over 2/3 of wealthy Americans drink alcohol daily, but only about 1/3 of poor Americans do.
President Lyndon B. Johnson owned an Amphibious car, the Amphicar, and used it to scare guests by driving them into his lake screaming about brake failure.
During the filming of the Bond film, “Never Say Never Again,” Sean Connery angered his martial arts instructor so much that he broke Connery’s wrist. The instructor was Steven Seagal.
There is a tribe in India that has passed down for generations the art of manipulating tree roots to create a system of “living” bridges.
In the great San Francisco earthquake of 1906, three men were caught alive on the roof of a hotel that was ablaze. Rather than see the men fall and be burned alive, a nearby military officer ordered his men to shoot them.
In 1957 Henry Molaison had his hippocampus and amygdala surgically removed due to epilepsy, after the surgery he was unable to form any new memories and could not recall any past memories. He was institutionalized for research and essentially was “stuck in time”.
An American pizza delivery man was killed when a bomb fastened around his neck exploded. At the time of his death he had been arrested for robbing a bank. He told police that three people had locked the bomb around his neck and would not release it had he refused to commit the robbery.
There is a dress that becomes transparent when wearer is sexually aroused.
In 1964 someone in England bet ten pounds a man would walk on the moon before 1 January 1970, at 1000/1 odds.
Buzz Aldrin once punched a moon landing conspiracy theorist in the face. The charges were dismissed, saying that he was provoked.