Cambridge Bay, Canada has a 0.0% chance of sunshine throughout December.
Mailing an entire building has been illegal in the U.S. since 1916 when a man mailed a 40,000 ton brick house across Utah to avoid high freight rates.
A 19 year old man dove 85 feet into the ocean to wrestle an 80 pound octopus with a 9 foot diameter to the surface in a 25 minute epic battle in which he punched the octopus subduing it after it turned red and lunged at him tearing off his respirator. He drove it home, cooked it up, and ate it.
The founder of Kodak, George Eastman killed himself because he had accomplished everything he felt necessary to do and didn’t feel like waiting for his diabetes to kill him slowly.
A billionaire on house arrest in Florida was allowed to charter a plane and fly himself and his guards to Texas to see his ailing mother.
A man in Taiwan was mauled by a lion after he jumped into their enclosure with a bible in an attempt to convert them to Christianity.
A Las Vegas mental hospital used commercial buses to “dump” more than 1,500 psychiatric patients in 48 states over five years.
In 2011, a pair of managers from Dominos set fire to a Papa Johns to boost their sales.
According to one researcher, ancients such as Alexander the Great were sometimes buried in honey. After about a hundred years, candied corpses were supposedly dug up and eaten as medicine.
We typically do not start to think of foods as “too sweet” until our bone growth stops. Younger children have virtually no limit to the amount of sugar they find palatable.
In World War II, British soldiers got a ration of three sheets of toilet paper a day. Americans got 22.
In Chicago in 1918 one hundred waiters were taken into custody for poisoning the drinks of people who tipped them poorly.
Shaving your legs makes you way faster on a bike. And not just a little bit faster, a full 15 watts faster at race pace. We may start shaving just to take a few seconds off our morning commute.