John F. Kennedy, when stranded on the Solomon Islands, wrote a rescue message on a coconut, and was rescued. He got the coconut back, and it was on his desk in the Oval Office.
After fighting, giraffes have gay sex.
Because they had banned nuclear power, New Zealand refused to let US warships dock in their waters. This led to a ban on NZ ships at U.S. defense and coast guard bases around the world, and being considered “a friend, but not an ally” for 26 years.
Isaac Newton stuck a needle in his eye, placing pressure on the eyeball, to study the human eye as a lens and how it perceives color.
British soldiers executed Indian rebels by tying them to the mouth of a canon, then firing…
China has banned reincarnation without permission from the government.
A herd of bison were shipped to an island off California 90 years ago for a movie shoot and left there. The herd is still thriving, so much so they have been put on birth control.
In Japan there is a railway company that employs a cat as a “Super Station Master”. She is the only female employee in a managerial position.
Steve Jobs felt guilty about getting a liver transplant because he was rich so he helped author a law in California requiring the DMV to ask you to be a donor to increase the number of potential organ donors.
A man who joined the Marines as a private, got promoted to Sergeant and then became an officer as a Lieutenant, then got discharged, enlisted as a Private again, then became an officer again, and ended up being a Lieutenant General.
In 1974 a US Army Private stole a helicopter and landed it at the White House…Twice.
In Svalbard, anyone venturing outside the main settlement is required to carry a rifle with them, in case they are attacked by Polar Bears.
If a sea sponge (phylum Porifera) is forced through a sieve to disintegrate it down to its cellular level, those cells, if left alone, will recombine into a sponge again.
There is no federal law banning civilians from owning and using flamethrowers .
When Charles Darwin first discovered the Galapagos Tortoises he tried to ride them.