The domestic animals of the Faroe Islands are a result of 1200 years of isolated breeding. As a result, many of the islands’ domestic animals are found nowhere else in the world.
The average Mexican is genetically 50% indigenous with evidence of native ancestry being significantly higher on the X chromosome.
It’s impossible to drive from North to South America because there are no roads between Panama and Colombia.
In 1997, three men from Yemen sued NASA for landing on Mars.They claimed that they inherited the planet from their ancestors 3,000 years ago.
It was practically illegal to own gold in the US from 1933 to 1974. Roosevelt signed an Executive Order to force all citizens to turn in almost all gold for about $20 per ounce, then declared the value of $20 in gold to be worth $35 in paper currency – creating a massive inflation.
Upon request, Martin Luther King Jr. gave his copy of the “I have a dream” speech he had just delivered to the then security guard George Raveling. Raveling has been offered as much as $3 million for the original copy but he has refused all offers.
A key reason that Pyramid Schemes are illegal is because of market saturation. If you started a pyramid scheme with 5 people and each person recruited 5 more people, by the 15th tier you would’ve exceeded the entire population of the earth.
Eleanor Roosevelt held her own press conferences where only female journalists were allowed. This ensured they kept their jobs during Depression-era layoffs, earning a steady income & professional status.