During WW2 one Russian pilot was shot down by Germans and dragged himself 18 days to Soviet controlled territory. After having his legs amputated, he learned how to fly with prosthetics, returned to flying combat missions and shot down 7 more German planes. He also lived to be 84 (died literally an hour before his 85 birthday party), received Golden Star of the Hero of the Soviet Union, got a PhD in History, also served in the supreme soviet which was a legislative body for the USSR.
During a “Botched Drug Raid” using a No-Knock Warrant 39 shots were fired at an elderly woman after she fired one shot over the heads of the plain clothed men entering her home. Those same officers later planted coke and marijuana at her home in a failed attempt at framing her.
After the Second World War more than 7,000 Nazi sympathizers committed suicide.
A series of experiments by psychologists at the University of California Berkeley and the University of Toronto showed that upper class people are less charitable and more likely to cheat.
The inventor of the chocolate chip cookie sold the idea to Nestle Toll House in return for a lifetime supply of chocolate.
When a pregnant woman suffers organ damage (ex: a heart attack), the fetus will send stem cells to repair the damaged organ.
Up to 25% of the population may have trouble distinguishing between right and left, even into adulthood.
Cats in the US are said to have 9 lives whereas in Germany and southern Europe they only have 7 lives…while the poor cats in Arabian countries are even only said to have 6 lives.
When coming to power in January 1933, the Nazi Party passed a comprehensive set of animal protection laws, with Hitler saying “In the new Reich, no more animal cruelty will be allowed“.
Due to California banning civilian ownership of .50 BMG rifles, Barret will not sell or service to any of California’s law enforcement agencies.due to California banning civilian ownership of .50 BMG rifles, Barret will not sell or service to any of California’s law enforcement agencies.
A UK customs officer tried to get rid of his wife by waiting until she had gone abroad – and then entering her name into the “Do-Not-Fly List”. She was stranded abroad for 3 years.
A California Gang member was arrested for driving with an expired license when Police noticed his chest tattoo depicted a liquor store robbery and murder that had gone unsolved. After questioning he confessed and was convicted of the crime.
On Sunday, July 14, 2013, Facebook set a record for the most unfriendings and blockings to occur in one day due to arguments related to the “State of Florida vs. George Zimmerman” court case.