A Canadian soldier, named Léo Major, single handedly captured 93 German soldiers and liberated the city of Zwolle, broke his back, went AWOA from hospital. Then he rejoined his troops and then captured another 100 Germans and re-iberated the city of Zwolle again, by himself.
North Korea plays basketball with different rules. Slam Dunks are 3 pts, Three-point “nothing but net” shots are worth 4 pts, and teams lose points when they miss free throws.
Rep. Ed Orcutt suggested a CO₂ tax for cyclists/bikers because “they exercise and breathe hard and therefore exhale more CO₂”, claiming biking is bad for the environment.
Linus Torvalds, Creator of Linux, said that “Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done.”
There is a population of Polish Haitians descended from Napoleonic soldiers who deserted to join the Haitians after learning they were fighting for their freedom against slavery.
The Great Pyramids of Giza were built smooth and shiny. There was an outer layer of white limestone that covered the pyramids and reflected the Egyptian sun, but it was removed over time and only the inner layers remain.
Physicists at Washington State University created ‘negative mass’ where unlike every known physical object in the world, it doesn’t accelerate in the direction it was pushed. It accelerates backwards.
On October 13, 2016, a man high on LSD, Michael Orchard from Halfmoon, NY, drove through his neighbours’ fence, broke their glass door and stole their dog, hallucinating that the neighbours’ house was burning and he was saving the canine. He then peacefully handed the dog to police officers.
Trees talk to each other, except cedar trees, they’re antisocial.
Charles Dickens only worked 9am to 2pm and wrote his 28 books and over 200 essays without working longer than 5 hours a day.