In an act of pure humanitarianism more than 200 elderly Japanese volunteered to help clean up after the Fukushima nuclear disaster reducing the exposure of radiation to the younger generation.
The reason kids have so much trouble paying for school is that the cost of college tuition in the USA has increased by 1200% in the past 30 years – nearly four times the rate of inflation.
Nestle has sold over 200 flavors of Kit Kat to Japan, including soy sauce, creme brulee, green tea, and banana.
40% of Vietnamese people have the last name ‘Nguyen’.
Did you know that on April 1st 2010, Google changed its company name to Topeka for a short period of time in honor of Topeka, Kansas, whose mayor changed the city’s name to Google for a short amount of time in an attempt to sway Google’s decision in its new Google Fiber Project?
The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rhianna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube nickname, PewDiePie. PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance. He has made his name—and a fortune—sharing videos of himself playing video games.
The DIY efforts of a small number of wannabe cyborgs have allowed them to hear sound, see ultraviolet light and echolocate like a bat.
A woman who ordered pizza everyday for 3 years straight was saved by a delivery woman when she failed to place a order for 3 days.
The sun and moon appear to be the same size because of an astonishing coincidence: the moon is 400 times smaller but 400 times closer.
In 1879 a Native American had to sue the United States Government to prove that he was legally a person.
The first foreigner to become a samurai was an African slave.
A script was written for Jurassic Park 4 that involved genetically altered dinosaurs being bred for war and trained to carry weapons for battle.
There’s a building in London that reflects the Sun so perfectly, it literally melts cars.
Thai prisoners are released early if they take part in special kick boxing matches against foreigners.