- on 5 April 2010 there were four women in space at the same time, the largest female gathering off planet to that point.
- in 1970, there were half as many people in the world as there are now
- When Fidel Castro seized power of Cuba He banned the board game ‘Monopoly’ and ordered every set to be destroyed because He perceived it as the pure embodiment of capitalism
- donated blood is sold on the open market and it’s a $4.5-billion-a-year industry.
- in investigating prostitution at a Seattle strip club, an undercover cop visited the club 160 times, spent at least $16,835 of taxpayer money on 130 lap dances and an undetermined number of undocumented dances, and never made a single arrest.
- in California and 3 other US states, “Ladies’ Night” are against the law because they are gender discrimination
- Police Officer Kevin Briggs stood on a bridge for over an hour, talking down the suicidal Kevin Berthia. Their reunion occured 8 years later when Berthia, now married and with two kids, presented his hero with an award
- Great White Sharks congregate in the middle of the pacific ocean in an area known as the White Shark Cafe
- The sun’s core is so hot that a piece of it the size of a pinhead would give off enough heat to kill a person 160 kilometres (99 miles) away
- President John F. Kennedy was a methamphetamine addict and suffered from a delusional “psychotic break” in the Carlyle Hotel.