Walmart makes over $13 billion in sales from food stamps, but because of its employees’ low wages, also likely has the most employees currently receiving food stamps.
In 2008 Russian hackers managed to infiltrate a computer network that wasn’t even connected to the internet. Bugged USB drives were planted in a kiosk outside NATO headquarters in the hope that a NATO employee would happen to buy one and use it on their classified network, which they did.
Jim Fixx, the man credited with starting the fitness revolution and demonstrating the health benefits of jogging, died of a heart attack while jogging.
The wet wipe industry and sewerage companies are fighting over what it means to be “flushable” with the sewerage companies claiming that they had to remove lumps as big as 10 tons from their sewer systems.
Salvador Dali was known for his eccentric behavior, some of the things he did include filling a Rolls Royce Phantom 2 with 500kg of cauliflowers, and having a pet ocelot named Babou.
The popularity of the SNES caught the attention of the Yakuza, prompting Nintendo to ship the consoles at night to prevent theft.
As the third man in history stepped onto the moon he said “Whoopee! Man, that may have been a small one for Neil, but that’s a long one for me”.
Kevin Smith, funded his first film Clerks, by maxing out several credit cards and selling most of his comic book collection and using most of his college fund along with insurance money from a car he lost in a flood just to pay for a film it at a convenience store he worked at.
In march 1989 an asteroid passed through the exact position where Earth was only six hours earlier.
Some people in the USA modify their cars to produce thick black diesel smoke to protest/annoy cyclists and environmentalist. It’s called ‘Rolling Coal’.