Monks in the Khun Han district of Thailand were frustrated with littering in their district, so they built a temple entirely made from discarded beer bottles.
Woodrow Wilson is the only US President to have held a PhD. He gained his doctorate in political science from John Hopkins University.
“Chef Boy-Ar-Dee” was a real Italian chef named Ettore Boiardi who came to America and opened a restaurant. His spaghetti sauce was so popular people would buy by the jug which lead him to start his own company.
California is named after a fictitious island described in a series of 16th century Spanish romance novels. The island was described as being inhabited by beautiful black women who wore gold armor and fought alongside Muslims.
Steven Spielberg receives $30–50 million a year from all park ticket revenue/portion of park concession for his role as a creative consultant for Universal theme park rides. He can also trigger an exit deal clause and collect a lump sum payment of $535 million, some predicting to be $1 billion.
A lottery winner wore a scream mask to collect his one million so that his relatives won’t take his money.
Arthur Guinness, founder of Guinness, signed a 9,000 year lease at the St. James’s Gate Brewery in Dublin for £45 per year back in 1759.
A 9,000 year old skeleton found inside a cave in Cheddar, England, has a living relative who was teaching history only a 1/2 mile away, tracing back nearly 300 generations.
At the age of 14, in 1905, Charles de Gaulle wrote a short story titled “General De Gaulle” in which he imagined himself leading the French Army to victory over Germany “sometime in the 1930s.”
A Utah Highway Patrol officer pulled over what he believed to be an impaired driver. It was a 5 year old who had stolen his parents car and made it on to the freeway after an argument with Mom because she wouldn’t buy him a Lamborghini. He was on his way to California with $3 to purchase one.