12 African nations have come together pledging to build a 9 mile wide band of trees that will stretch all the way across Africa, 4750 miles, in order to stop the progressive advancement of the Sahara.
A company that sells tv antennas sent Comcast a cake to congratulate them on being named worst company in America.
There is a man who gained the ability to recall the weather from every day hes been alive and do complex calculations after being hit in the head with a baseball.
A biology professor extracted yeast from a 45 million year old insect trapped in amber and brewed beer from it.
If everyone lived like a resident of the United States, we would need the resources of 4.5 planet Earths for sustainable supply.
The founder of the first Women’s Refuge determined that much domestic violence was reciprocal, with both partners abusing each other in roughly equal rates. After which, her family received death threats from militant feminists, had her dog shot, and fled to North America.
In 2007, a 75 year old woman smashed up a Comcast office with a hammer because she was fed up with their poor customer service.
In Soviet Russia, due to strict censorship of music, there was a black market for Beatles records that had been etched onto used x-ray film. Some would sell for an entire month’s salary. The records earned the name “music on the bones.”
Weird Al Yankovic has asked permission from Prince to parody his songs on numerous occasions, and has always been refused. When the two were assigned to sit in the same row at an award’s show, he got a telegram from Prince’s lawyers demanding he not make eye contact.
A 1969 SciFi novel accurately predicted the current state of world affairs of 2010 including a popular leader called President Obomi(R.5) Misleading
Apparently, you can see Russia from your house. Only if you live in the Alaskan city of Diomede. It’s located only 2.4 miles from Russia.
Wearing a white t-shirt with a large letter “T” on the front is scientifically proven to make you 10% more attractive to women.
Economists have pointed out that if all the money spent on federal antipoverty programs were given to the poor, a family of four would have an annual income near $70,000. They get less than half the money given in their name; most goes to fund the bureaucracies that run the programs.
The typical tax evader in the United States is a male under the age of 50 in the highest tax bracket and with a complicated return, and the most common means of tax evasion is overstatement of charitable contributions, particularly church donations.