In 1972, Pink Floyd recorded a live concert at the ancient roman amphitheater in Pompeii…with no audience.
In Greece, Italy, Spain and Germany, workers get a Christmas bonus of one month’s salary by law.
KFC sells “Christmas chicken” for Christmas in Japan, and it’s so popular that they had to start taking special orders.
In 1907 a corporation was actually arrested in the United States and made to stand trial.
Romans only read aloud, one of the first silent readers was bishop Ambrose, nearly in AD 400.
“Let It Snow” was written in July, in California, during one of the hottest day on record.
There’s a religion in Nigeria called “Chrislam”.
A Japanese legend claims that Jesus escaped crucifixion, fled across Siberia to northern Japan, became a rice farmer, married, raised a family and died peacefully at the age of 114.
In 1997, 685 kids in Japan were rushed to hospitals after an intense Pokemon episode caused dizziness, vomiting and seizures.
A 17 year old girl survived a free fall from 10,000 feet when her plane disintegrated.