American rapper Lil Wayne openly kisses men in public. While rumors that Wayne is a closeted homosexual have become popular, the rapper himself claims the kisses are signs of respect: “[It’s the] Black Mafia, if they don’t understand that, they ain’t gangster… If anybody thinks I’m gay, come test me.”
In the 1920s there was a plan to build a dam across the Strait of Gibraltar. If it were built, the dam would have partially drained the Mediterranean Sea, creating more habitable and arable land for people of southern Europe and northern Africa.
In several uncontacted tribes in Papua New Guinea, Caucasian people are believed to be cryptids or mythological creatures. Many tribes consider these legendary “white people” to be magically reanimated corpses.
In the Star Fox game series, Fox McCloud and all other pilots had their legs amputated and replaced them with robotic prosthetics in order to prevent blood from draining out of the brain while experiencing G-force.
Women vastly underestimate their physical abilities. In a study conducted to determine how well people know their own strength, men were found to be 89.1% accurate in determining how much weight they could lift. By contrast, women were only 73% accurate.
Unless one counts the occupation of Japan by Allied forces, the four main Japanese islands have never been successfully invaded in human history.
There is so little archaeological and literary evidence from the period in history between 614 and 911 AD that some historians believe those years did not exist at all and that we are currently in the 1700s.