A family of Turkish villagers naturally walk with a bear crawl and are the sole specimens of natural quadrupedalism in humans.
An overweight and middle-aged woman overpowered and killed, with her bare hands, a hitman her husband had hired to kill her.
Schizophrenics are much less likely to recognize the sound of their own voice.
In the late 19th century in Great Britain, attempted suicide was deemed to be equivalent to attempted murder and could be punished by hanging.
At the end of 2013 a group of scientists will drop a massive steel structure filled with human blood and the DNA of animals into Mariana Trench for future civilizations to bring humans and extinct animals back to life. (The Deep Storage Project)
After WWII an American officer wrote a letter to his son on Hitler’s personal stationery.
Weirdly, people do eat their poo.
Scott Adams began writing “Dilbert” based on experiences he was having at his employment. Rather than fire him, they gave him meaningless work in an effort to get him to quit – which just gave him more time and material for “Dilbert.”
W.V Meadows was shot in the eye at the battle of Vicksburg during the American Civil War. He survived, and 58 years later coughed the bullet out of his mouth.
Times were tough before the Internet. The Roman poet Virgil kept a pet housefly, and upon it’s death, he held an extremely extravagant funeral for it. He even built it a mausoleum.
In Paris in 2010 an 18 month old infant fell from a 6th story window, bounced off the awning of a cafe below, and was then caught, unharmed, by a doctor who happened to be walking by.
The bolt that holds the rotor onto the body of a Huey Helicopter is called the Jesus nut because if it fails the helicopter would detach from the rotors and the only thing left for the crew to do would be to pray to Jesus as they fell from the sky.
A man was so enraged by spam, that he quit his job to study law and now makes a living filing lawsuits against spammers.
When legendary African King Shaka Zulu‘s mother died, He ordered no crops could be planted for the year, Pregnant women were to be killed, no milk was to be drank, and then slaughtered 7000 people who were insufficiently grief stricken. The killing was not restricted to humans: cows were slaughtered so that their calves would know what losing a mother felt like.
China tried to build a city that was a replica of Paris, right down to the replica Eiffel Tower, but it’s now a ghost town.