Olympians who took home a bronze medal are happier than those that won a silver. Silver medalists are disappointed to have come so close to being the best, bronze medalists are happy just to have made it to the awards podium.
A man dedicated his life to preserving the memory of a former concentration camp in Chile living there alone and guarding it. After his death another man replaced him and currently lives there alone as well.
The Ouija board got its name after being asked what is should be called. When asked what it meant, the board allegedly replied, “good luck.”
Black roses occur in nature in only one tiny village in Turkey.
“Knock on wood” derived from Pagans touching, tapping or knocking on trees believing they were the homes of fairies and dryads who would wake and bless them with luck.
An Elephant, Kosik, can speak 5 words in Korean, “sit, no, yes and lie down.” He creates the words by putting his trunk in his mouth and vibrating it. He is the only elephant scientifically proven to speak human words.
The first airline stewardess were all registered nurses, but this requirement disappeared when many nurses left to enlist during WWII.