70% of millionaires do not consider themselves “wealthy”.
The inventor of the polygraph married the first person he interrogated.
Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, married a fellow cosmonaut, and they had a daughter, Elena. Elena became the first person to have both parents that have been to outer space.
Ernest Hemingway hunted U Boats and Submarines on his fishing boat with grenades and machine guns.
David Bowie could barely perform his Broadway show in NY, The Elephant Man, the day after John Lennon was shot because there were three empty seats in the front row. Two belonged to John and Yoko. The third was Mark David Chapman’s, Lennon’s killer. Bowie was suppose to be next on his list.
Betteridge’s Law of headlines states: “Any headline that ends in a question mark can be answered by the word no.”
If you look at the little gas indicator on your dashboard, you should see a tiny arrow next to it. That arrow actually points to the gas tank side of your car. Older models may not have the indicator, but new cars do.
Only 18% of Americans can drive a stick.
Most Americans opposed landing on the moon during the 60’s, feeling that the money could be much better spent addressing problems at home.
A German U-boat mysteriously disappeared in 1945 and the sole survivor of its crew, who missed the voyage due to illness, found out about the fate of his shipmates in 1999 by watching a NOVA episode about the submarine.