Denmark has a navy unit that patrols Northern and Eastern Greenland to enforce Danish sovereignty over these regions.
Porsche puts the ignition on the left of the steering wheel because Le Mans racing drivers used to make running starts, this way they can shift and start the engine simultaneously.
There are robotic turrets guarding the border of South Korea.
The first shot fired by the United States in World War I was in Puerto Rico and not in Europe.
Forgetting something when you enter a room is not just due to random memory lapse, but because doorways trigger ‘event boundaries’ in your mind. Walking through them can make it 2-3 times more likely you will forget what you were thinking of.
On November 24, 1740, a 16-year-old boy was hanged by the neck for 20 minutes and survived and his death sentence commuted to exile.
When the Soviet Union were occupying Afghanistan there was an Afghan Cosmonaut who became a Hero of the Soviet Union.