A cabbie told Bill Murray that he was frustrated that he drove 14 hours a day and didn’t have enough time to practice playing his saxophone. So Bill Murray drove the cab while the cabbie sat in the back and practiced.
MTV banned Beavis and Butthead from referencing fire, specifically Beavis’ “Fire” chant, after an arson was blamed on the show. In response, the show had Beavis chant words similar to fire such as fryer. The ban was lifted for the revival and Beavis says fire 7 times in the first video segment.
From 2003 to 2008 over $40 Billions in cash was flown from the Federal Reserve to Baghdad. Now nobody knows what happened to the money.
Conditions seemed so bleak in America during the Great Depression that people in Cameroon sent $3.77 to New York for food relief.
A Polish midwife, responsible for delivery of over 3,000 children in Auschwitz, marked them with a ‘tattoo’ that would not be recognized by the SS guards, hoping that in the future it would be possible to recover these children.
In Hiroshima, there are permanent shadows caused by the intensity of the nuclear blast when the bomb was dropped. Sometimes, there were shadows left of people, but no bodies found. This resulted from the extreme heat of the explosion which vaporized the bodies, leaving the shadows behind. The shadows are a unique occurrence from the nuclear explosion and they remain even after many years.
Thousands of lions are being bred on farms to be shot by wealthy foreign trophy-hunters.
Wrongful convict Shareef Cousin was arrested on the basis of an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers. It was later discovered that the officer who arrested him was the one who phoned in the tip and collected the 10K reward.
Mattel made and sold Wonder Woman’s “invisible jet” as a collectible. The package was an empty plastic shell with nothing inside, and was originally intended as an April Fool’s joke.
Archaeologists have found the remains of what appears to be a family group of 12 Neanderthals in Spain who were killed, butchered, and cannibalized by other humans about 42 000 years ago.
There is an official Russian spinoff of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” called “It’s Always Sunny in Moscow” that focuses on the owners of a Moscow bar named Philadelphia.
Men who help with housework tend to have more sex.