On New Years Eve of 1999, Brad Pitt played a prank where he bribed the Mexican Government to cut the power and phone lines of a resort and send in troops to arrest one of his friends on drug charges.
A guy and his friends have a tradition of putting on full Star Wars costumes and running a timed mile in Death Valley on the hottest day of the year. They call it the “Darth Valley Challenge” and temperatures can be as high as 129°F/54°C.
The galaxy M100 is so far away that if beings from there were to look at Earth right now, they would be watching the real-time extinction of the dinosaurs.
Pythagoras invented a cup which spills ALL of its contents if the user pours in more than the allowed amount. It uses the same siphon principle as modern toilets to control gluttony.
Generally, hot dogs are filled with a blend of meat made from trimmings of fat and starch or “cereal filler”. Then sealed up. Big companies such as Nestle, General Mills, Kraft, Cambell’s, Hillshire Farm and Heinz won’t reveal where their meat comes from. A study in 2007 found that eating processed meat increased the risk of getting bowel cancer. There wold be 4,000 fewer cases of bowel cancer if people had less than 70 grams of processed meat a week. For example, one hot dog contains around 30 grams of processed meat.
Japanese men compete in a huge competition each year to attempt to earn the title of “fastest-shirt-ironer.”
After a photographer was almost eaten by a leopard seal, the seal realized how weak of a predator this photographer was and tried to teach him how to eat penguins for 4 days.