After Steve Irwin’s death, his fans had to be urged to stop killing stingrays after numerous ones washed up on the beach with their tails cut off
When you remember a past event, you are actually remembering the last time you remembered it, not the event itself.
During the recording of Iron Maiden’s “Number of the Beast”, unexplained phenomena occurred. This all climaxed when the producer, Martin Birch, was involved in a car accident with a mini-bus transporting a group of nuns, after which he was presented with a repair bill for £666.
In 1897, a newlywed woman was found dead in her home. Although her death was attributed to natural causes, her mother’s insistence that she had been visited by the woman’s ghost compelled authorities to reopen the case, at which time an autopsy revealed the woman had suffered a broken neck. Under the guise of emotional grief, the husband kept people away from the body of his “beloved” wife, tied a scarf around her neck claiming it to be “her favorite”, and went to other lengths to veil the fact that her neck was broken.
A “moment” is a medieval unit of time equal to 90 seconds.
A homeless woman in Calgary, Alberta found a purse with $10,400 in it and turned it into the police.
Plants communicate with each other, actively compete against one another for resources, and are capable of learning from their experiences.
Women in ancient Rome wore the sweat of Gladiators to improve their beauty and complexion.
Scientists are on the verge of being able to produce viable, living human organs via 3D bioprinters.
Getting annoyed at someone when we listen to them eating or breathing is called Misophonia, and it’s an actual neurological disorder.
In 1808, a gentlemen’s duel took place at 2,000 ft. in a pair of hot air balloons. Each man used a blunderbuss to attempt to destroy the others balloon.
King Harald of Norway vowed to remain unmarried for life unless he could marry his true love, the daughter of a cloth merchant. She became the Queen of Norway.
A Greek prime minister in 1830’s tried to spread the potato in Greece but people weren’t interested so he put armed guards in front of shipments of potatoes so people would think they were important. People later started stealing these potatoes a lot which spread the crop to all of Greece.
On June 28, 2009 Stephen Hawking threw a party for time-travelers. He announced the party the day after it happened, and according to Hawking, no one came.
Applying male underarm sweat to a females lips helps relax women, boost their mood and help regulate their menstrual cycle.