Ancient Egyptian statue of God of Death has started MOVING on its own. Over several days, the ten-inch Egyptian statuette gradually rotates to face the rear of the locked glass cabinet in which it is displayed, and has to be turned around again by hand.
The American flag that was placed on the moon is now just a white sheet due to bleaching from sunlight.
There is a large amount of controversy surrounding the original inspiration for Disney’s “The Lion King.” Some say the film is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” others say it was based off the ancient Malian epic “Sundiata.” Still, others claim the film plagiarizes the 1950s Japanese cartoon “Kimba the White Lion.”
The famous image “V-J Day in Times Square” (also known as “Kissing the War Goodbye”) most probably depicts an act of sexual assault, not a consensual kiss.
While most media depicts Abraham Lincoln with a deep, booming voice and a Transatlantic accent, written accounts of his speeches show that most people were surprised to find out the president was actually a shrill tenor with a twangy Southern American accent.
Researchers have found that the worse your sense of smell is, the more likely you are to be a psychopath.
After Adolf Hitler’s death, the royalties for “Mein Kampf” went to the government of the state of Bavaria in Germany, which still collects them to this day. However, “Mein Kampf” will become public domain in 2015, ending Bavaria’s profits from the book.
The Last Airbender received 5 awards: Worst Picture, Worst Director, Worst Screenplay, Worst Supporting Actor, and a special award, “Worst Eye-Gouging Mis-Use of 3D.”
An Australian was kicked out of a televised darts match in England because of fears his appearance could distract the players after the crowd started chanting ‘Jesus’ at him, due to him looking like ‘Jesus’.
A rock shot from a lawn mower can have the same force as a bullet from a .357 magnum.
A war cry used by the Finnish Army during WW2 was “Tulta munille!” which roughly translates to “Fire at their balls!”
No one knows who invented the fire hydrant, because its patent was burned in a fire.
The A-10 Warthog was designed to fly with one engine, one tail, one elevator, and half of one wing missing.
A pilot landed a F-15 with only one wing left.
The reason most sports bars have no sound on their TVs is because the restaurants have to pay a fee to each professional sporting organization to be able to broadcast their games, and sound costs extra.