A NJ amusement park had a hole in the fence that kids would use to sneak in and avoid paying admission. The owner knew, but didn’t repair it because he felt the kids couldn’t afford admissions, but would spend money in the park anyways.
Somali General Mohamed Farrah Aidid’s son, Hussein Farrah Aidid, emigrated to the USA when he was 14. He would later join the Marines and be stationed in Somalia as translator during Operation Restore Hope, the mission that targeted his father. Upon his father’s death, he was chosen as successor.
Louisiana State Penitentiary was founded as a slave plantation, and is still run as a prison farm to this day.
South Carolina law prohibits anyone over age 18 from dressing up as a clown.
Scientists successfully connected a paralyzed patient’s brain to a tablet who was able to type and surf the Internet.
A player challenging the New York Yankees appearance policy by citing Jesus having long hair was told to walk on water if he wanted to be exempt from it.
Spanking children makes them more likely to be defiant to their spanking parent, a study found. It also makes them more likely to have anti social and mental issues.
Until World War II most US groceries, dry cleaners, drugstores, and department stores offered home delivery service. War-related labor shortages, and gas/tire rationing, caused most to stop; businesses found, however, that sales increased when customers had to buy in person.
The drop in temperature from Jupiter’s shadow demolishes its moon Io’s atmosphere, which then rebuilds once the shadow passes.