North Korea had used ‘poo bombs’ – balloons carrying packages of used toilet roll, on South Korea. Military officials there were forced to open and check those ‘packages’ for possible biochemical weapons.
According to unclassified audio tapes of president Johnson, Nixon prolonged Vietnam War for political gain and Johnson knew about it.
Reporter Geraldo Rivera was kicked out of Iraq after drawing a map in the sand giving details of US locations and future plans during a live broadcast.
“100 Years: The Movie You Will Never See,” starring John Malkovich and directed by Robert Rodriguez, won’t be in theaters until 2115. The film is being kept in a high-tech safe in bulletproof glass that will open automatically on 18 November 2115, the day of the film’s premiere.
Italian is attractive to the ear because it benefits from a very high number of words that end in vowels, and few words with many consonants in a row, creating an open sound that makes it perfect for singing.
Back to the Future was rejected by Disney they said a mother falling in love with her son is not appropriate for a family film.
Women often go into labor during storms because of the change in barometric pressure, hence why “storm babies” happen.
In 1985 a Soviet icebreaker rescued a large pod of beluga whales trapped by pack ice, leading them to safety by playing music to lure them out through the cleared channels.
In 1999 Alec Wildenstein had the most expensive divorce in history with a settlement of $3.8 billion. During the divorce the judge stipulated that Mrs. Wildenstein couldn’t spend any of the money on cosmetic surgery (during the marriage she spent $4 million on surgery to look like a cat).
Smile Mask Syndrome is a psychological disorder in which subjects develop depression and physical illness as a result of prolonged, unnatural smiling. First described in Japan in 1983, this is attributed to the great importance placed on smiling in the Japanese service industry.