The poorest place in the US is 96% Native American and the median income of men is $0.
In 2004 an elephant charged and killed a mother and her child, then proceeded to bury their bodies before leaving the scene.
In 1985 Ryan White was refused re-entry to his school due to him having AIDS. 117 Parents and 50 teachers petitioned for his ban. People even cancelled their subscriptions as White was the paperboy and they believed they would be infected too.
For a Manhattan Project experiment Albert Stevens was secretly injected with what was expected to be a lethal dose of plutonium, and paid for providing samples of his urine and feces.
During the WWII, the German forces built fake airfields with fake wooden planes in it. The allied forces waited until they finished them, then sent out air raids in which they dropped wooden bombs on them.
The first African slaves brought to North America in 1526 revolted, escaped, and integrated themselves into Native American communities.
Under Indonesian labor law, women “are not obliged to come to work on the first and second day of menstruation”
A Massachusetts court ruled that a sandwich must contain two slices of bread, thus legally barring tacos, burritos, and quesadillas from being called “sandwiches.”
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.