Walmart in 2005 had a “Singles Night” where people had bows on their cart if they were “looking” for someone.
The woman who falsely accused Duke Lacrosse players of raping her is currently in prison for murdering her boyfriend in 2013.
In 1379, a baby was born named “Diot Coke”.
One World Trade Center makes strange eerie sounds when the wind passes, making New Yorkers believe it to be haunted by the victims of 9/11.
Brad Pitt voluntarily went to a dentist to have his front teeth chipped for the role of Tyler Durden in Fight Club. His teeth were fixed after he finished making the movie.
In 1957, the BBC aired an April Fools segment showing a family harvesting spaghetti from the family spaghetti tree. When viewers asked how they could grow their own, they were told to place a sprig of spaghetti in a tin of tomato sauce and hope for the best.
At a point in history the human brain grew incredibly rapidly, doubling in size in just 2 million years and no one knows why.
Ole Bentzen, a Danish audiologist, died laughing while watching A Fish Called Wanda. His heart was estimated to have beaten at between 250 and 500 beats per minute, before he succumbed to cardiac arrest.
A man received the heart of a suicide victim, married his widow, and years later killed himself on the same day the donor did.
In Athens, GA there is a tree known as “The Tree That Owns Itself”. It’s former owner willed the tree as well as eight feet of land surrounding it to itself.
While bored during his work with the Manhattan Project, Richard Feynman would amuse himself by picking the locks of his colleges confidential file cabinets and placing prank notes, his colleges believed a spy had infiltrated the project.
If you play a professional sport, you need to pay an income tax. That is, to each state you play against. For a Red Sox player, this means 17 different tax bills.
A photographer in NY took portraits of the least likely to be adopted dogs at a shelter, to portray their personality and aid in their adoption. All dogs that had their portrait taken were adopted.
There is over 400000 pounds of man-made trash and debris on the moon, including 96 bags of urine, feces, and vomit.