Extremely high taxes ($5.85/pack) have made New York City the cigarette smuggling capital of America. 57% of cigarettes consumed are smuggled, usually from Virginia or North Carolina.
The civilian model for Hummer was made because of the persistence of Arnold Schwarzenegger, who saw an Army convoy while filming Kindergarden Cop and began to campaign for a civilian version to be available on the market.
While filming the movie “Entebbe,” about a plane being hijacked, a plane was actually hijacked and landed at the airport. They filmed the real hostages being released and edited it into the movie.
The first manager of the first McDonald’s franchise was called Ed MacLuckie.
Lin Ching Lan is a deaf Taiwanese professional dancer and choreographer who feels the vibrations of music through wooden floors.
A cyberchondriac is someone who scours the Internet looking for details of their illnesses.
Actor Frankie Muniz suffers from long term memory loss and doesn’t remember being on Malcolm in the Middle.
If you want to learn about monsters and ghouls in real life, you can get a PhD in Parapsychology at the University of Edinburgh.
People who think their opinions are superior to others may be most prone to overestimating their relevant knowledge and ignoring chances to learn more, a study found.