Human flesh tastes surprisingly similar to veal.
“Charles The Monarch” fever sweeps the nation! There’s a labradooble canine mix with the above quoted name cut to look like a male African lion with the full mane and all. In fact, when witnessed in public, many people called the police to report a baby or juvenile lion cub on the loose. If these callers were a little more educated in zoology they would have realized that young lions are incapable of growing the full mane, thus it was impossible for them to see such a lion with such an appearance.
Trophy Shelf Needed! Nobel prize winner Al Gore and Oscar winner Tommy Lee Jones were dorm mates in college.
There have been numerous mysterious underwater noises picked up by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA);“The Bloop” is one of them. The Director of the NOAA at the time of the recording of “The Bloop” speculated that the noise was indeed from an animal, although the noise was much louder than the loudest animal noise, that of the largest animal known to exist-the 100 ft. blue whale. That would mean some unknown creature likely larger than what we think is the largest animal is out there lurking in the unchartered abyss.
Jim Morrison (of The Doors) father was a key player in the incident that sparked the Vietnam War.
On the last shooting day of Titanic, someone put PCP in the clam chowder that sent 80 people to the hospital.
In Japan, if you commit suicide by jumping in front of a Train, Rail Companies charge your family a fee. Japan Rail, in fact, routinely charges families of suicide victims more than US $2 million, a financially devastating sum of money for most; although it is unclear whether any families can actually pay such a high bill. The purpose is to reinforce how the suicide victim should not have created a burden for others and to reinforce the legitimacy of the shared cultural space of the commute.
When 3 people tried to sell Coca Cola secrets to Pepsi, Pepsi informed Coke and the FBI.
While the true origin of kissing remains a mystery, historians believe that kissing only developed 3,000 years ago in India. It was later popularized by the Romans.
About 4 million cats are eaten in Asia every year.
An estimated one third of the population will often sneeze when looking at the sun or a bright source of light; this is due to a genetic quirk known as the photic sneeze reflex; a condition described by neurologists as having to do with crossed wires in the brain.
There is a place in Canada called Cape Breton where Scottish descendants still speak Gaelic, and they sent musicians to Scotland to teach the Scottish how to play traditional music.
There is a beverage in development that will contain every known essential nutrient for the body, eliminating the need to eat.