In the months before he died, Elvis Presley ate an average of about 65,000 calories each day. That’s the equivalent if the maximum recommended daily caloric intake of 26 adult men or 108 Big Macs.
In late-1600s Puritan society, a child over 16 convicted of cursing at a parent was sentenced to death. Being a stubborn or rebellious child also earned you a death sentence.
If you are locked in a sealed room, you will die of carbon dioxide poisoning before your brain starves from oxygen deprivation.
Winston Churchill had a heart attack in the White House while straining to open a bedroom window.
Human hair and finger nails continue to grow after death.
Between 365 million and 988 million birds die from crashing into windows in the United States each year, according to the latest estimate.
About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were thirty.