Some spiders build its own lifelike decoys from leaves, debris and dead insects to confuse or distract predators.
Talking to yourself actually makes you smarter.
The Y2K bug (Year 2000 problem) caused incorrect Down syndrome test results being sent to pregnant mothers, resulting in two abortions.
In the UK, a pregnant woman can legally relieve herself anywhere she wants.
Apartheid South Africa had a secret weapons program to develop germs that would only kill blacks or lower their birthrate.
If you pour cold water into a person’s ear, their eyes will move in direction of the opposite ear, if you pour warm water into their ear, their eyes will move towards that ear. This is used to test for brain damage and is called ‘caloric stimulation’.
A guy, before he blew his brains with a revolver on the steps of Harvard Memorial Church in front of a tour group of 30 people, wrote a 1,905-page suicide note and emailed it to over 400 people. Some view it as a masterpiece of modern philosophy.
The United States is the only developed country without mandated vacation time for workers.
Identical twin brothers had sex with the same woman on the same day that resulted in a child. Paternity tests showed each male was both the father and the uncle of the child thus the identify of the true father is unknown.
In 2004, 200 women took law in their own hands and came to the court armed with vegetable knives and chilli powder and murdered on the court floor a serial rapist. Then every woman claimed responsibility for the murder.
Our brain perceives people who annoy us as moving slower than they actually are.
A woman spent six years without getting off her couch, allowing her skin to become attached to it.
Despite making up only 1% of the American population, people of Hindu Indian origin account for 40% of Silicon Valley startups and make up 5% of Scientists, Engineers and Software Specialists.
The North Korean government is one of the largest counterfeiters of U.S. $50 and $100-dollar bills, dubbed “superdollars,” as they are so close to the real thing that they’ve been referred to as “just U.S dollars not made by the U.S. government.“
In 1946, the electric chair failed to kill Willie Francis, who subsequently filed suit claiming that he had been executed even though he did not die, and should be a free man based on ‘double jeopardy’ laws in the 5th amendment. A case was brought before the U.S. Supreme Court, with lawyers for the condemned arguing that although Francis did not die, he had, in fact, been executed. The argument was rejected on the basis that re-execution did not violate the double jeopardy clause of the 5th Amendment of the US Constitution, and Francis later went to the electric chair again and was successfully executed in 1947.