A man saved President Ford from assassination then had his life ruined as the media outed him as gay
Johnny Depp, Jude Law, and Colin Farrell gave their entire salaries from the movie “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassius” to Heath Ledger’s daughter.
In 2013, a researcher at UW managed the first human to human brain interface through the Internet by wearing a cap and playing a video game. When he wanted to shoot a missile, he thought “fire” and another researcher across campus’s finger moved involuntarily and pressed the fire button.
A family fighting a $474,000 hospital bill, got charged $12 for each of those little paper cups nurses give you when they administer pills.
Five mental disorders (autism, ADHD, bipolar DO, major depression, schizophrenia) have been found to overlap, and all share genetic roots.
A white business owner slapped and spat on an elderly black woman shouting “Rosa Parks MOVE!”. She happened to be a Cook County Judge on a cigarette break.
Dick’s Last Resort, an American bar and restaurant chain, encourages the staff to act obnoxiously towards their customers. The restaurant has its origins in the owners’ original opening of a “fine-dining” establishment. The establishment was a failure, which resulted in bankruptcy. Rather than continue with the upscale restaurant motif, the owners retooled their efforts and decided to “go sloppy”. The end result was a success, leading to the creation of six additional locations.
The Tsar Bomba, the single most physically powerful device ever used, had a mushroom cloud over 7 times the height of Everest. The shockwave circled the earth 3 times and caused windowpanes to be partially broken at distances of 900 km (560 mi). The original design was twice as large.