At $265 million, computer game GTA V has cost more to make than every Hollywood blockbuster ever made – except one: Pirates of the Caribbean 3, which holds the top record at $300 million. Here’s a nice list of the most expensive films ever made.
Wonder Woman originally had a super-weakness: Being bound or chained by a male would strip her of her superpowers.
After watching Star Wars, James Cameron decided to quit his job as a truck driver, and entered the film industry.
Robbie Williams was told by his headmaster at St Margaret Ward school in Stoke-on-Trent, “you will never amount to anything” oops. Wrong!
Actor Randy Quaid believes there is a secret underground ring of hitmen called the Star Whackers who specialize in murdering celebrities. According to Quaid, the Star Whackers were behind the deaths of Heath Ledger and Michael Jackson, and have sabotaged the public image of Lindsey Lohan and Britney Spears.
The largest Embassy in the world is the U.S. Embassy in Iraq. It cost $750 million to build, employs 16,000 people and costs $6 billion a year to run.
There is a scientific theory that early humans survived the ice age by stumbling upon a temperate and fertile stretch of land in southern Africa about 200,000 years ago. If correct, this area is likely the inspiration for the Garden of Eden and various other paradise myths.
Harvard prof. Dr. Edward Clarke asserted that women should not be allowed to attend college. If young women studied too much, they would divert blood away from the uterus to the brain, rendering themselves “irritable and infertile.”
In 2011, Norway went through a nationwide butter shortage, where smugglers would often get caught smuggling butter and online auctions for one packet of butter reached as high as $77.
New Yorkers bite 10 times more people than sharks do worldwide.
In the Vietnam War, the US military produced recordings of ghostly voices and eerie sounds to play to the Vietcong, who believed that if a body wasn’t buried, the person’s soul would wander the Earth forever.
Niccolo Paganini, thought by many to be the greatest Violin Virtuoso of all time, was so incredibly good that many thought he was the Son of the Devil or he had sold his soul for his talent. He was even forced once to publish letters from his Mother to prove he had human parents. Presumably, he may have suffered from Marfan Syndrome which may have accounted for his incredibly long and strong fingers. Apparently he could bend his pinky at 90 degrees to his hand, which gave him extraordinary reach. He also once snapped a tea saucer in half using thumb and forefinger alone.
A Walmart employee making $9.05/hour returned an envelope with $20,000 that he had found in the parking lot.
Coca leaves are still used in Coca Cola. A company in NJ extracts Cocaine from the leaves for medical uses, then ships the remainder to Coke.
Taking LSD is the most successful way to treat alcoholism ever found. And since LSD is not addictive, a former alcoholic would not need to worry about substituting one addiction for another.