Shaolin Monks condition their testicles to withstand heavy beatings—the technique is called the “Iron Egg Skill.”
Dueling with wax bullets was popular in the early 20th century.
A gay, black baseball player invented the “high five” in 1977.
In the 1880s, before the invention of most modern popular entertainments, people would pass the time by teaching horses to dive off high platforms.
Cyclist Gerhard Schönbacher stopped and kissed the road before he finished last in the 1979 Tour de France.
Michael Jackson played professional baseball.