Through 50 years of experimentation investigating the domestication of wolves, scientists in the USSR (and later Russia) successfully domesticated the Silver Fox, a breed of foxes that behave like dogs.
Mexican-American composer, Conlon Nancarrow, made pieces of music for player pianos with abnormal time signatures usually consisting of square root values and pi like 1/√π/√⅔.
One man was caught twice on To Catch a Predator. The second time was less than a week after his court date for the first one. It was so soon that Chris Hansen recognized him.
Last surviving witness to the Abraham Lincoln assassination lived long enough to be interviewed about it on television.
There are NYC taxis that are actually undercover cop cars.
Ben McMahon, the Australian man, woke from a coma speaking fluent Mandarin but had completely forgotten English.
On 9/11, after the first plane hit the North Tower of the WTC, people in the South Tower wanted to leave but were advised by a announcement to stay at their desks. Some of those who tried to leave anyway were turned back by security in the building before the exits. 1,120 died.
On 9/11, when all transport out of the city was shut down, citizen boat owners managed to transport over 500k people from Manhattan Island in an amazing act known as the “9/11 Boatlift”.
A dolphin known as “Stinky” has been sexually terrorizing divers and snorkelers off the coast of Grand Cayman Islands.