Detroit Tiger pitcher Daniel Norris purposely lives off just $800 a month, despite a $2 million signing bonus. When asked why he chooses to continue to live so conservatively. He asked back, “Who am I to deserve that? What have I really done?”
In the 1930’s, a photographer named Arthur Fellig (aka Weegee) installed a police-band shortwave radio in his car and maintained a complete darkroom in the trunk. He’d often beat authorities to the scene, then sell his gory photos to the tabloids.
Women were not allowed to wear pants on the U.S. Senate floor until 1993 after Senators Barbara Mikulski and Carol Moseley Braun defiantly staged a protest by wearing pantsuits.
Between 73% and 100% of all individuals with schizophrenia living in Germany between 1939 and 1945 were sterilized or killed. Today Germany does not show deviation from first world levels of schizophrenia.
A father was denied access to see his premature twins in the NICU when Beyonce and Jay-Z had their daughter at the same time.
The area code of Brevard County, Florida is “321”. This is due to the county being the home of the Kennedy Space Center.
75% of crimes in the U.S. are committed by high school dropouts.
Prisons across America serve certain inmates a one-dish meal called “nutriloaf”, which was specifically designed to be bland, flavorless, and unappealing.
As of August 2015, Execution by Firing Squad can still be conducted in Utah and Oklahoma, with three inmates pending in Utah.
The largest embassy in the world is the U.S embassy in Iraq. It is nearly as large as Vatican City, employs 15,000 people, and cost $750 million to build.