- Macaques monkeys in Japan learned to steal purses and wallets, and take out the coins use them to buy drinks and snacks from vending machines.
- during WWII, a German and British aeroplane shot each other down in Norway, and the crew met and then helped each other survive. Two of them then visited each other several years after the war was over as friends.
- two brothers inherited one of the Hawaiian islands, Niihau, and have turned down all offers to sell including $1 billion from the U.S. government
- due to its isolation, a third of the plant life on the island of Socotra (Yemen) is found nowhere else on the planet. It has been described as “most alien-looking place on Earth”.
- Robert Ballard’s mission to find the Titanic, was actually a secret Cold War mission to find and investigate wrecked nuclear submarines Thresher and Scorpion. They finished earlier, so they spent the extra time looking for the Titanic and found it.
- theres a DC Character from the 80s who got his powers from Cocaine. His only weakness? Cocaine Addiction
- IBMs Watson had part of it’s memory Cleared because it learned to swear!