Two thirds of teenagers in the UK are atheists.
In 1943 Packard Motors promoted 3 blacks to work next to whites on the assembly line causing 25,000 workers to walk off the job.
In 1914, a 19 yo British boy was court martialed for desertion. He was undefended and called no witnesses, as all of his comrades had been killed in action. He was hastily sentenced, and on September 8th became the first WWI soldier to be executed for desertion. He was finally pardoned in 2006.
Saddam Hussein received an award from UNESCO for eradicating illiteracy and establishing national primary education.
A woman fell in love with, has a sexual relationship with, and plans to marry, an amusement park ride… .
The longest, most accurate shot with a bow was made by a man with no arms.
There is a conspiracy theory that the Titanic never sunk. Instead, it was her sister ship, the Olympic, and it was an insurance scam.
On September 7, 1978, a Bulgarian dissident writer named Georgi Markov was waiting at a bus stop in London when he felt what he thought was a bug bite. Three days later he died, having been shot in the leg with a sophisticated umbrella-gun loaded with a bullet containing ricin poison.
In the state of Louisiana, you are guilty until proven innocent.
There is a flashlight that is designed to make the person looking into it vomit.
Unlike Miss America, Miss Navajo Nation is chosen based on her knowledge and skills… one of which is sheep butchery.
Christopher McCandless (Into the Wild) could have saved his own life if he had known about the hand-operated tram that crossed the otherwise impassable river.
The first McDonald’s drive-thru was opened near a military base in Arizona “to serve soldiers who weren’t permitted to get out of their cars while wearing fatigues.”
Printer ink costs over seven times more than Dom Perignon vintage champagne per millimeter.
There exists a Mohawk settlement on land reclaimed, by force, from the United States.