The American pilot who dropped the first atomic bomb died at aged 92 – with no regrets. He said he never lost a single nights sleep. Pilot Paul Tibbets dropped the bomb on Hiroshima that killed 78,000 people instantly but by the end of 1945 the death total had reached 140,000.
There’s a river in Trinidad that started glowing in the night for no reason at all.
As of 2012 the United States Department of Defense has the most employees in the world with over 3.2 million.
Did you know that on April 1st 2010, Google changed its company name to Topeka for a short period of time in honor of Topeka, Kansas, whose mayor changed the city’s name to Google for a short amount of time in an attempt to sway Google’s decision in its new Google Fiber Project?
The first Google Doodle was of a burning man symbol. Founders Page and Brin went to the Burning Man music festival in 1998 and commemorated the event with a small picture on their homepage.
The longest sniper kill was from 2.475m (2.707 yards).(CoH) Craig Harrison from the United Kingdom was behind the guy.
Hubert Blaine Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff…‡ Sr. (Wolfe+585, Senior) is the short name of a Philadelphian typesetter, who has the longest personal name ever used. “585” represents the number of additional letters in his full surname (total 590).
His full 746-letter name is Adolph Blaine Charles David Earl Frederick Gerald Hubert Irvin John Kenneth Lloyd Martin Nero Oliver Paul Quincy Randolph Sherman Thomas Uncas Victor William Xerxes Yancy Zeus Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorffvo…‡ Senior.