John Lennon was actually an awful person. He beat his wives and girlfriends (including Yoko Ono,) was antisemitic and homophobic, made fun of (and was disgusted by) disabled people, and stole various songs from other artists, among other things.
The word “breakfast” is actually a contraction of the phrase “breaking our nightly fast,” a reference to the fact that it is the first meal of the day.
The planes the Japanese used in the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 were manufactured by Mitsubishi.
Women make better fighter pilots than men because the female body is better suited to handle g-force and less likely to lose consciousness during flight.
The famous 1982 movie “First Blood” was based off a book in which John Rambo kills himself at the end. Sylvester Stallone rewrote the script himself so that Rambo turns himself in and going to jail instead to give to movie sequel potential.
To prevent pictures of himself from being published, Marilyn Manson sometimes writes “F*ck You” across his face in black marker before going out in public so that paparazzi can’t publish his photos in magazines.
In 2010, hackers successfully broke into Sony Music servers and stole every single recording done by Michael Jackson, including unheard studio sessions and unreleased songs, contained in over 50,000 audio files. They were never caught.
The reason the US did not drop a nuclear bomb on Kyoto in 1945, even though it would have been an effective target, was because the Secretary of War honeymooned in the city and had fond memories of it.
The Romanian language has no word for “shallow.” To describe something as shallow, people speaking Romanian usually use the word “small” (“small water” means “shallow water,” for example) or simply “not deep.”