A man fell on a high pressure air valve. It lodged into his butt and inflated him to twice his size nearly killing him. He survived but it took three days to fart and burp out the excess air.
Abba performed in glittering hotpants, sequined jumpsuits and platform heels because Swedish tax law dictated that costumes were tax deductible if they were so outrageous they could not possibly be worn on the street.
In 1915, a woman was late to her sister’s funeral. When she arrived, she demanded that her sister be exhumed so that she can see her one last time. Upon opening the coffin, the “dead” woman sat up and smiled.
Major banks like UBS, HSBC, and Barclays have been submitting phony numbers, often in concert with each other for years. Together they manipulated world markets, specifically the Libor rate, which controls interest rates worldwide, causing trillions in damage. No banker will spend a day in jail.
Vladimir Putin released his own DVD: “Learn judo with Vladimir Putin”.
In November 2010, Leonardo DiCaprio donated $1,000,000 to the Wildlife Conservation Society at Russia’s tiger summit. DiCaprio’s persistence in reaching the event after encountering two plane delays caused then Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to describe him as a “muzhik” or “real man”.
In 1994, the pilot of an Aeroflot Airbus A310 allowed his son to sit at the controls during a flight. The boy inadvertently turned off the autopilot controls, sending the plane into hillside and killing all 75 aboard.
You can buy a former missile silo to live in for as little as $260,000 bucks.
The body of Richard III, infamous king of England, was lost for over 500 years before being found beneath a parking lot in 2012.
Soviet Union had a space station armed with a 23mm autocannon.
Ronald Reagan, suffering from Alzheimers, would rake leaves for hours, not realizing that they were being constantly replenished by his Secret Service men.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key was recently asked to provide “any evidence to disprove the theory that [he] is in fact a David Icke style shapeshifting reptilian alien ushering humanity towards enslavement.” Key, in a congenial manner atypical of shapeshifting reptilian aliens, responded: “To the best of my knowledge, no. I’ve taken the unusual step of not only seeing a doctor but a vet, and both have confirmed I’m not a reptile … I’ve never been in a spaceship, never been in outer space, and my tongue’s not overly long either.“
Psychologists examined Internet trolls and found that they are narcissistic, psychopathic, and sadistic.
In the late 90s, Saddam Hussein commissioned a Quran to be written in his own blood. Now, Muslim leaders aren’t sure what to do with it–to write the Quran in blood was a sin, but to destroy it would also be a sin.