In Wales in 1950 a man was wrongfully executed for the murder of his wife and daughter. It is the reason capital punishment is outlawed in the UK today.
There are people in Kenema, Sierra Leone, Africa that think Ebola is a hoax created by doctors to steal blood from patients. Rioters are trying to break down the hospital gates and rescue the patients inside. Police are using tear gas and live bullets to disperse the rioters.
A Chinese millionaire began selling cans of fresh air for $0.80 a can in response to China’s worsening air pollution. He made over $6 million dollars in a 10 month period.
Human poop and farts get their foul smell from the chemical compounds Skatole and Indole (among others). At low concentrations, these compounds smell flowery, and are used in perfumes. USA and Israel have used Skatole in crowd control sprays—the stench does not wash off skin for 3 days.
Victorinox the manufacturer of the Swiss Army Knife lost 40% of its business due to the 9/11 attack.
Lou Pai is a former Enron executive who cashed out $270 million in stock and left the company right before it collapsed, divorced his wife, married an exotic dancer, bought an enormous piece of Colorado, sold it and then disappeared into obscurity.
A team of developers is taking the glow in the dark enzyme that is in certain Jellyfish and Fireflies and is creating bioluminescent trees. These trees can potentially light up public streets while being energy-neutral.
John Lennon beat a man close to death because of a gay joke.
A man faked his death, lived next door without his kids knowing, fled to Panama with his wife on a fake passport, tried to build a hotel using his insurance money, after a visa policy change he returned home and pretended not to remember anything; his ruse was revealed by a Google search.
In China, women who remain unmarried until their late 20s are given the term “leftover women”.
A Catholic priest named Michael Clegg first began distributing ecstasy and at its peak he was delivering 500,000 pills to the Dallas area per month.
A woman without a vagina performed oral sex, got in a knife fight, and was impregnated when the sperm passed from her stomach to her uterus.
Two men went missing in Naples, FL after being arrested by the same officer for driving without a license, one year apart.
Sheared sheep don’t recognize each other and fight for a few days to re-establish a hierarchy .
A 19 year old boy was killed after running a stop sign and being hit by a semi truck. The boy was out that night stealing stop signs.