You can’t kiss your elbows.
Crocodiles and alligators cannot stick out their tongues.
There were two twins named Jennifer and June who only spoke to each other in a secret language, isolated themselves from the outside world, tried to kill each other and wound up in a mental hospital and decided together that one of them must die for the other to live a normal life.
After Conan O’Brien’s first show in 1993, he published a negative review of his own performance in the NY Times.
Police in Germany hunted a sinister phantom killer for two years after finding the same DNA at 39 different crime scenes – only to discover that the source was a woman who made the cotton buds used to collect the sample.
Polish troops raised an orphaned bear cub during WWII. He enjoyed drinking beer, and was trained to salute. He became officially enlisted as a member of the forces, and helped carry artillery during battle.
One of the participants in the Boston Marathon said runners were warned they were “going to die if they participated in the event” by a crazy-looking woman in downtown Boston two days before the twin bombings which killed three and injured more than 140 people on April 15, 2013.
There is about 0.2 milligrams of gold in your body, most of which is in your blood (you’d need 40,000 people to collect enough gold to make one 8g sovereign).
If you were were exposed to outer space without a suit, after about 15 seconds, you would be blue, bloated, and in an unresponsive stupor, but not dead. If they got you back inside and gave you oxygen within about 90 seconds, you’d likely make a complete recovery with only minor injuries.
Hyenas are more closely related to house cats than they are to dogs or wolves.
About 6000 patients a year leave U.S. operating rooms with surgical sponges, forceps, and other surgical tools left inside them. They won’t realize it until they develop a life-threatening infection.
In 1893 an amendment was proposed to rename the US to the United States of Earth.
Google confirmed in that Bing was copying Google’s search results. They did it by intentionally manipulating obscure search results in Google and watching as Bing began to return the same results.
Stephen Hawking has survived for over 50 years after being diagnosed with a disease that only 4% of people survive 10 years with.