Bilateral gynandromorphism is when a species is born with part female and part male bodies. It can be found in birds, crustaceans, Arachnids and most commonly – insects.
Charles Grey, the Second Earl Grey, established real democracy in Britain, abolished slavery throughout the empire, and is only remembered as a tea blend.
Ben Affleck dropped out of college after his creative writing teacher ridiculed an early draft of the Good Will Hunting screenplay.
There is a city in Kansas called Gas. Their official motto is “Don’t Pass Gas, Stop and Enjoy It.”
Because Han Solo says “I’ll see you in Hell” in Empire Strikes Back, there’s an entire mythology for what Hell is in the Star Wars universe.
There is evidence of early humans being killed and eaten by eagles.
Instead of money, Toyota donated efficiency to the Food Bank of NYC. Their experts cut wait times in a Harlem soup kitchen from 90 minutes to 18 minutes. In one Brooklyn warehouse, simply changing the size of boxes allowed workers to cut packing time from 3 minutes to just 11 seconds.
Virtually all Middle Ages scholars believed that the Earth is spherical. The myth that people in the Middle Ages thought the earth is flat appears to date from the 17th century as part of the campaign by Protestants against Catholic teaching.
In 2010, when Tokyo officials went to congratulate the oldest man in the city on his 111th birthday, they instead found his skeletal remains on his bed. He had been dead for 30 years and the family was taking in the pension money he was still receiving.
Gun ownership is REQUIRED in some towns in the U.S.
In 2010 three burglars who thought they had found a stash of cocaine ended up snorting the ashes of a man and his two great danes.
The city of Aberdeen in Scotland is famous for its granite buildings. Nearly every house/building in the centre of the city is made of the material. Because of this, the suitable radiation levels for the city are slightly higher than they would be in other cities in the UK.
Jessica Dubroff, a 7 year old, attempted to become the youngest pilot to fly an airplane across the US. The plane crashed shortly into her journey.
Pan Am used to weigh its flight attendants every month and if they were too heavy they were suspended without pay until they lost a few pounds.