An Arizona woman was billed $83,046 for 2 doses of medicine to treat scorpion sting–which would have cost $200 in Mexico.
The Walton family has given away about 2% of its net worth to charity — Bill Gates is giving away 48% of his net worth and Warren Buffet 78% of his net worth.
A man was hit by a Metro train going 70mph and his flying body parts injured a woman. She sued his estate on the theory that “If you do something as stupid as this guy did, you have to be responsible for what comes from it“.
50 Cent told fans to invest in a stock and he profited 8.7 million because of their investments.
Every December 25th a town in Peru celebrates “Takanakuy”. Men, women, and children settle grudges with fistfights. Then everyone goes drinking together, ready to start the new year with a clean slate.
The state of Indiana once tried to pass a bill saying that Pi was exactly 3.2.
Humans are the best long-distance runners on the planet, able to beat horses (and everything else) in marathon distance races.
The Rapeman was a comic book series in Japan where vigilante raped people for justice.
A Texas Hospital billed a woman $4800 after she was in an accident. Once the hospital found out she received an insurance settlement they sent her a new bill for $20,000+ and filed a lien against her property to get it.
There is a special two-seater suit for astronauts to have sex in space.
“James while John had had had had had had had had had had had a better effect on the teacher” is a grammatically correct sentence in English.
A man once escaped a police interrogation room by putting a coat over his handcuffs and walking out the door. He later mailed back the cuffs.
In Vietnam, it is possible to order a cobra blood wine from restaurant menus – the waiter will take a live cobra, kill it on the spot, drain the blood into a shot glass of rice wine, and top it off with the cobra’s still beating heart for you to gulp down.
In the ancient Persian Empire, men used to debate ideas twice, once sober and once drunk, because the idea had to sound good in both states in order to be considered a good idea.