A millionaire who announced he would bury his Bentley for his afterlife. After lots of negative reaction, he revealed the publicity stunt about organ donations. “People bury things that are much more valuable then cars and nobody seems to care”.
Research shows you’re more likely to have a creative epiphany when you’re doing something monotonous, like fishing, exercising, or showering.
After Jesse James’ death in 1882, his mother bought many second hand guns, and would sell them claiming them to have belonged to Jesse, leading many people to believe they owned a gun that had belonged to the infamous outlaw.
Three fungi species were found near Chernobyl that appear to convert gamma radiation into chemical energy.
Many animals can communicate by vibrating the surface of earth, water or other substrates, a phenomenon known as seismic communication. Predators also use this ability to eavesdrop on their prey.
In New York, a woman saved a little boy’s life giving him CPR after being hit in the chest with a baseball bat. About 7 years later, in 2006 that very same boy saved her from choking to death giving her the Heimlich maneuver in the restaurant that he worked.
Imported wines are often giant “boxed wines” when they’re shipped: A huge bag of wine traveling inside a cargo container.
Japan’s first female photojournalist is still shooting at the age of 101.
A California teenager traded up an old phone on Craigslist for different items until he eventually acquired a Porsche.
The Rolex brand became widely known after a woman swam across the English channel wearing one in 1927. After the 15 hour swim the Rolex Oyster she had worn was still working perfectly.