An astronomical clock was found in an ancient shipwreck. The clock has no earlier examples and its sophistication would not be duplicated for over 1000 years.
When Julius Caesar died, he left today’s equivalent of about $270 to each and every Roman citizen.
When North Korea sank a South Korean Warship in 2010, South Korea responded by blasting the hit K-Pop song “Hit your heart” across the border using large military loud speakers.
A man convicted to 21,250 years in prison won an appeal – his sentence was reduced by 500 years.
45 percent of couples in Hong Kong say they have given up on the idea of having children because of crowding and high housing costs. In another survey 38% of men and 31% of women simply said they didn’t like kids.
Lorillard Tobacco Company used to hand out Newport cigarettes to black children in playgrounds.
Northern Paper Company offered the first splinter-free toilet paper in the early 1930s.