Victorinox the manufacturer of the Swiss Army Knife lost 40% of its business due to the 9/11 attack.
Lou Pai is a former Enron executive who cashed out $270 million in stock and left the company right before it collapsed, divorced his wife, married an exotic dancer, bought an enormous piece of Colorado, sold it and then disappeared into obscurity.
A team of developers is taking the glow in the dark enzyme that is in certain Jellyfish and Fireflies and is creating bioluminescent trees. These trees can potentially light up public streets while being energy-neutral.
John Lennon beat a man close to death because of a gay joke.
A man faked his death, lived next door without his kids knowing, fled to Panama with his wife on a fake passport, tried to build a hotel using his insurance money, after a visa policy change he returned home and pretended not to remember anything; his ruse was revealed by a Google search.
In China, women who remain unmarried until their late 20s are given the term “leftover women”.
A Catholic priest named Michael Clegg first began distributing ecstasy and at its peak he was delivering 500,000 pills to the Dallas area per month.
A woman without a vagina performed oral sex, got in a knife fight, and was impregnated when the sperm passed from her stomach to her uterus.
Two men went missing in Naples, FL after being arrested by the same officer for driving without a license, one year apart.
Sheared sheep don’t recognize each other and fight for a few days to re-establish a hierarchy .
A 19 year old boy was killed after running a stop sign and being hit by a semi truck. The boy was out that night stealing stop signs.
In 1954 the USSR proposed a dam to the U.S. that would close off the Bering Straight. The Soviets claimed it would block arctic cold currents that flow down over Korea and the Sea of Japan, warming it as much as 30 degrees. The U.S. declined.
5,500 unexploded bombs from WWII are discovered in Germany each year.
Because birds such as pigeons have a much higher threshold for detecting movement, they would likely see a movie shown at today’s industry standard frame rate as a series of flashing slides
When Nadia Comaneci achieved the first perfect 10.00 score in gymnastics, the scoreboard wasn’t even capable of showing 2 digits. Instead it showed 1.00