The dutch Prime Minister has a job besides being an PM. He still teaches two hours of history a week at a high school.
The word “idiot” originates from “the ancient Greek word ἰδιώτης (idiōtēs), meaning a private person, a person who is not actively interested in politics”
The President of Turkmenistan commissioned a golden statue of himself which rotated every 24 hours to face the Sun.
A Russian sect believes that Vladimir Putin is the reincarnation of Saint Paul.
Tom Petty, John Mellencamp and Sting all asked George W. Bush not to use their songs in his campaign.
J.R.R Tolkien was an anarchist.
The Guinness Book of World Records lists the Feb. 15, 2003, protest in Rome against the Iraq war as the largest ever with 3 MILLION people.