The Original Ronald McDonald was fired for being overweight.
Women were allowed to enter combat roles in the Israel. They performed at a level equal to men but the program was still abolished for two reasons: Islamist fighters refused to surrender to women, and the men in the unit would lose all combat discipline when a woman was injured.
Hitler had a Jewish doctor who didn’t charge Hitlers family due to their economic hardships. Hitler labeled his doctor as a “Noble Jew” and made sure the doctor wasn’t harmed during the Holocaust.
In Egypt, actors were not allowed to testify in court because they were seen as professional liars.
The greatest living fighter ace is 95, had 222 air kills, and was shot down 16 times.
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.