Quaker Oates and MIT conducted an experiment on unsuspecting, mentally retarded children. They tricked them into eating radioactive cereal by telling them they were in a “science club.”
The Coca-Cola Company once tested a vending machine that raised prices in hot weather. This was back in 1999, when the Coca-Cola Company got the idea that people would be willing to pay a higher price for a nice cold drink when the weather is hot. Thus they developed and tested a vending machine that allowed them to test that idea. This technology would have also allowed vending machines to lower prices during times of low traffic in order to boost sales. But this special vending machine never did get released anywhere for unknown reasons.
South Korean scientists successfully cloned a dog in 2011 that is still alive and healthy. Oh, they also genetically modified it so it can glow in the dark.
Honey is the only food that will not rot. A jar of honey may remain edible for over 3000 years.
According the quantum mechanical experiments, the future determines the present.
The first woman to earn a PhD in Computer Science in the United States also earned a Masters degree in Mathematics and Physics, helped develop computer programming languages, AND she was a Catholic nun.
The egg industry puts male and female chicks on a conveyor belt and after picking out the males, throws them into a grinding machine alive.
Resumes with White sounding names (e.g. Emily and Brendan) elicit 50% more callbacks than resumes with African American sounding names (e.g. Lakisha and Jamal). This discrimination persists even when resumes with African American names list more credentials than resumes with White names.
Texas is the only state where citizens also pledge allegiance to the state flag.
California (population 37,000,000) has only 58 more bars than Wisconsin (population 5,600,000).
It is illegal for bars in Colorado to sell beer with LESS than 4% alcohol by volume.
The oldest known woman to become a mother was 73 year old, “Mrs. Steve Pace” (her husband was Steve and her first name unknown). She gave birth to her 17th child in 1941, 23 years after her 16th was born.
A London double-decker bus jumped the gap in Tower Bridge when it was opened without warning.