Prison inmates in Ohio made a computer hidden in the ceiling, which was connected to the prisons network.
Disney has a bedtime hotline you can call where you can speak to a Disney character (including Yoga and Spiderman) and they’ll tell your kid to go to sleep.
In 2017, 70 students drank so much alcohol at a house party in maryland that the air inside the house registered positive an a breathalyser.
Silent movie actors were initially not given on-screen credit for their films, as studio bosses feared it would make the performers too popular, and able to demand higher wages. Actress Florence Lorence was the first to get one in 1910.
When Charles Dickens was 12 years old, his father was thrown into prison for debt. Charles was forced to leave school and work ten-hour days at a boot factory in order to help support his family. The poor conditions of the working class became a major theme in several of his works.
In 2000 the University of Wisconsin photoshopped a black man’s face onto the cover of an admission booklet to make them seem more diverse. He sued and won $10million for diversity initiatives.
The patient in the National Geographic best picture of 1987 depicting the famous 23hrs heart transplantation which shows the Doctor monitoring his vitals while the assistant rests in the corner not only survived but outlived the doctor.
Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys was one of the most expensive songs in history. “The cost of recording was phenomenal: between $50,000 and $75,000.” It had used up 90 hours of tape from 17 separate recording dates with LA’s top sessioneer’s for the 3min 36secs song.
TV sitcom stars from Friends were paid $100,000 per episode in season five, $125,000 in season six, $750,000 in seasons seven and eight, and $1 million in seasons nine and ten, making Jennifer Aniston, Courtney’s Cox, and Lisa Kudrow the highest paid TV actresses of all-time.
The CIA parachuted hundreds of people into North Korea throughout the 1950s to start resistance networks and, despite never hearing from most of them again, continued to parachute more in until an inquiry in the 1970s questioned the morality of such an initiative.