- Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria (2013) An absolutely terrifying FRONTLINE documentary outlining the consequences of our constant antibacterial use.
- One of the most popular marching songs for the Russian Military is Spongebob Squarepants theme song.
- Neither Stalin nor Hitler have the title of worst genocide ever. Mao Zedong, of China, killed an estimated 63 million
- In 1955, Hugh Hefner agreed to publish in Playboy a short story about straight men being persecuted in a world where homosexuality was the norm. In response to the criticism, Hefner replied, “If it was wrong to persecute heterosexuals in a homosexual society then the reverse was wrong, too.”
- Adam Rainer is the only person in recorded history ever to have been both a dwarf and a giant. At age 18 he measured 4 feet 8.3 inches. When he died at age 50 he measured 7 feet 8 inches.
- The company that makes the Etch a Sketch was on the verge of bankruptcy when it agreed to let its drawing toy be featured in Toy Story 2. Although the scene featuring an Etch a Sketch was only 12 seconds long, it resulted in a 20 percent sales bump that helped to save the company.
- A 19 year old Navy recruit was forced back into a pool after failing a training exercise, his instructors drowned him while other recruits were commanded to line up, turn their backs and sing the national anthem.
- Chicken wings used to be discarded as waste, but a creative restaurant owner out of food barbecued and served them in ’64, creating buffalo wings. Named after the city, not the animal.
- The development of the Disney animated film Wreck-it-Ralph started in the late 1980’s, spanning nearly three decades and four working titles.
- When the last woolly mammoths died out, the pyramids of Giza were already a thousand years old.
- the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) was first published to the internet in 1990 and is older than the first web browsers.
- A man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for killing and eating the last Indochinese tiger in China.