There is a dog eating festival in China where 10,000 – 15,000 dogs are eaten over a 10 day period.
Surgical masks are designed to trap respiratory secretions (including bacteria and viruses) expelled by the wearer and prevent disease transmission to others. Surgical masks are not designed to protect the wearer from contracting the flu virus.
Since 1968 a man would wake up at sunrise every morning and rush to the Trevi Fountain in Rome. There, he collected coins with a rack. Allegedly, in 15 minutes of work, he used to gather up to $1000. He was caught only in 2002.
Susan Warren, a woman from Cleveland, was arrested because she broke into random houses, cleaned them and left a bill for her services with her contact info for payment.
Even though Calculus is often taught starting only at the college level, mathematicians have shown that it can be taught to kids as young as 5, suggesting that it should be taught not just to those who pursue higher education, but rather to literally everyone in society.
There is a clock being made to tick for 10,000 years and play different melodies every time the bells chime.