For a period of thirty years a man weighed everything he ate and drank, as well as all of his waste, in order to study metabolism.
In 1976, an underachieving Princeton junior undergraduate wrote a term paper describing how to make a nuclear bomb. He got an “A”, but never got his paper back because it was seized by the FBI.
The 3.6m year old Laetoli footprints, one of the most important finds concerning Human evolution and evidence of upright bipedal walking, was discovered by Paleoanthropologist Andrew Hill when he dove into the ground during the middle of an elephant dung fight with a colleague.
Scientists are on the verge of being able to produce viable, living human organs via 3D bioprinters.
On June 28, 2009 Stephen Hawking threw a party for time-travelers. He announced the party the day after it happened, and according to Hawking, no one came.
NAZI Germany had a anti-tobacco movement, their research was silenced after the war.
Princeton University conducted a study which proved that, despite common misconception, squirrels remember where they buried their nuts.
Christopher Columbus correctly predicted an eclipse to trick the native inhabitants of Jamaica into giving him food and supplies.
Some people theorized that the problems that initially plagued the Hadron collider were the result of time travelers sabotaging the operation in order to prevent some unknown future problem.