Wasabi is being used in smoke alarms for deaf people.
In 1947 Reuben Snodgrass crashed a flying car when it ran out of gas… before takeoff he had checked the car’s fuel gauge rather than the plane’s.
One Hawaiian island is privately owned, inhabited almost entirely by natives who live off the land, and largely off limits to outsiders.
There are people born without irises which causes their eyes to look black.
Mormons believe that the Garden of Eden was located in Jackson County, Missouri.
Thomas Baron, a NASA contractor, died with his family when their car stalled on train tracks – a week after he submitted a report (which later was lost) alleging foul play in the accidental deaths of Apollo 1 crew members.
A major tiger reserve in India found it it didn’t actually have any tigers.
In 1876 meat fell from the sky for a few minutes in Bath County, Kentucky.