A lobster’s brain is located in its throat, its nervous system in its abdomen, its teeth in its stomach and its kidneys in its head. It also hears using its legs, tastes with its feet, and tends to favor one front limb, meaning they can be right-clawed or left-clawed.
Alexander the Great held a drinking contest among his soldiers. When it was over, 42 people had died from alcohol poisoning.
Ancient Egyptians used moldy bread as treatment for infected burn wounds, possibly already utilizing the antibiotic effects of molds accidently discovered by Alexander Fleming.
Back to The Future Part II correctly predicted the widespread use of wall mounted flat screen TVs, routine plastic surgery, handheld computer devices, hands free gaming, and the popularity of 3D movies in 2015.
Steven Jay Russell impersonated a prison guard to simply walk out of prison. Upon recapture Russell lowered and paid his bail by pretending to be a judge, escaped his next capture by impersonating a doctor, and did so AGAIN by faking his death, eventually landing him a 144yr sentence.
A Chicago man once robbed a Subway and then crossed the street to buy a Potbelly sandwich with the money.
The founder of Alcoholics Anonymous demanded alcohol during the last few days of his life.