Cougar, puma, and mountain lion are all different names for the same animal.
The walls of the house in The Addams Family were actually a bright pink. This is because, on black and white film, pastel colors like green and pink showed up as a light, dingy shades of gray.
There is a man who claims to have traveled to an alternate dimension in which The Beatles never broke up and brought back a mix tape of Beatles songs no one in this dimension has ever heard.
The founder of the Black Panthers went on the write a cook book and advertise for Ben & Jerry’s ice cream.
Modern humans first appeared about 200,000 years ago, but record keeping didn’t begin until about 6,000 years ago. That means about 97% of human history is lost.
Political prisoners in North Korea are sent to concentration camps very similar to the ones used by Nazi Germany, complete with forced labor, unethical medical experimentation, and severe malnutrition.
Cocktails‘ raise in popularity occurred during Prohibition. The fruit juices and other flavorings were used to mask the taste of the illegally produced alcohol, which was of much poorer quality than people were used to.
Japan occupied a small portion of Alaska for over a year during World War II.