Quentin Tarantino didn’t go to film school, and has said “When people ask me if I went to film school, I tell them, ‘No, I went to films’.”
A three year old Russian girl survived 11 days in Siberian taiga forest by drinking from a creek and eating berries while being protected by her dog which went to get help after nine days and returned with rescuers.
Someone in Colorado is breaking in to homes, stealing snacks namely Hot pockets and watching anime. He steals no cash or valuables only snacks.
In the ’60s, the C.I.A. paid Vietnamese spies with merchandise from mail-order Sears catalogs, since they had little use for paper money
Scully from the X-Files contributed to an increase in women pursuing careers in science, medicine, and law enforcement, which became known as “The Scully Effect.”
A man from China bought a first class ticket which came with access to a VIP lounge and flyers could get a free meal. He rescheduled over 300 times over a year to enjoy (presumably) over 300 meals. When investigated, he canceled the ticket and got a full refund.
There is a Penny Lobby in the United States to keep the one cent coin in circulation even though it is produced at a loss. The lobby was hired by Jardin Zinc Products, who is the sole provider of penny blanks to the U.S. Government.