Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes, enjoyed practical jokes. He is said to have once sent a telegram to twelve of his friends, all people of great significance and power. The telegram said: ‘Flee at once, the secret is discovered’. Within 24 hours all twelve had left the country.
An iPhone 4 actually costs $178, retails for $560
You can vomit your own feces if your intestines get backed up.
Chickens are naturally cannibalistic.
Caffeine does not directly give you “energy”, it stops your body from breaking “energy” down, resulting in a surplus.
There is a 32 km² desert in Poland and the Germans used it to train before deployment in Africa during WW2.
In Saudi Arabia in 2002 the religious police forced school girls to stay within a burning building because they were not covered properly, 14 school girls died.
There’s an island in Kazakhstan/Uzbekistan that was used as a test site and is now riddled with anthrax, smallpox, plague, etc.
Chinese gold miners in the 1849 gold rush would often melt down the gold they found into common household items, like pots, and cover them in soot to protect the gold from bandits.