In 1998, a Georgia high school student was suspended from school after wearing a Pepsi t-shirt on Coke Day. Upon hearing the news, a Pepsi spokesperson said, “Without knowing all the details, it sounds like (he’s) obviously a trendsetter with impeccable taste in clothes.”
Orlando, a ginger cat, competed and won against stock-picking professionals at the stock market. The cat picked at random, while the professionals used traditional stock-picking methods. At the end of the year, the cat had £542.60 profit, compared to the professionals’ £176.60 profit.
A 5 year old boy in India fell asleep on a train and ended up lost and alone in Calcutta. 25 years later he finally found his way home using Google Maps.
In 2006, a medical student named Brian Shaffer went missing. To this day, he has never been found. The really crazy part is that he was last seen going into a Columbus bar, a popular bar in a crowded part of the campus area that is filled with surveillance cameras. There is video of him entering the bar, but never exiting.
In 1989 a Los Angeles woman received a phone call from her brother-in-law saying that her ex-husband was coming over to kill her. She dialed 911 but was told nothing could be done unless he showed up at the house. Within 15 minutes he arrived, killing her and 4 others
A Canadian dentist paid $31,000 for John Lennon’s molar. He plans on using it to clone John Lennon.
In 2005, a fortune cookie company correctly foretold lottery numbers, resulting in 110 winners and an investigation.
California, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin have ruled that “Ladies’ Nights” are against the law because they fall under gender discrimination. They can still have ‘ladies nights’ they just can’t offer any discounts to one gender.
A father made his son work his way to modernity by playing through the history of video games chronologically rather than let him play whatever video game he wanted. The boy started with 1979’s Galaxian.