The fastest Red Card ever given in soccer was given 2 seconds after the starting whistle was blown, when footballer Lee Todd exclaimed “F**k me, that was loud”.
- Having one of his ribs removed so that he could wear it as a necklace.
- Having a doctor cut a one meter gash down the side of his body, without anesthesia.
- Encasing himself in a cube of quick-setting concrete for 24 hours.
- Trying to “cut a river in half” by suspending himself above it from a crane while holding a knife in the water, as blood dripped from cuts in his arms.
- Painting the fingernails and toenails of 10 mannequins with his own blood.
- Staring at 10,000 watt bulbs to damage his eyesight
- Burning his clothes while wearing them.
Here’s a video that’s bound to stir up some controversy. This woman, who shows all the classic sign of possession (yes, like The Exorcist) loses it on the subway and starts a fight with the Native American guy next to her. Now the question is, do you think this is a real possession, a crazy person, or just a hoax?
JFK’s sister was given one of the first lobotomies because of her mood swings. Doctors asked her to sing God Bless America while they cut into her brain, and stopped when she “became incoherent”.
In 2002, Kenyan Masai tribe people donated 14 cows to to the U.S. to help with the aftermath of 9/11.
When the current King of Thailand was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the hospital room in which he was born was declared Thai territory for the duration of the birth so that he could be born on Thai soil.
In the movie Poltergeist, they used real skeletons. When asked why it was a simple answer, “they were cheaper than the plastic ones.”
Benjamin Harrison, the 23rd president of the US, was the first president to have electricity in the White House but he never touched any light switches because he was too scared of getting electrocuted.
Average Americans think they’re smarter than the average American. Fifty-five percent of Americans think that they are smarter than the average American, according to a new survey by YouGov. A humble 34 percent of citizens say they are about as smart as everyone else, while a dispirited 4 percent say they are less intelligent than most people.
In 2011, Jell-O monitored the amount of smiley faces and frown faces used on Twitter. Whenever the national average of smiley faces was less than 51%, Jell-O released coupons to those who recently tweeted frown faces.
The Grey School of Wizardry is a school specializing in occult magic, operating primarily online and as a non-profit educational institution in the State of California. The school is reported to be the first wizard school to be officially recognized as an academic establishment.
Gypsy is actually short for Egyptian.
Baby dolphins are able to drink their mother’s milk because their tongues roll into a straw.
A month after the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima, a massive typhoon hit the city, killing 2,000.