If you asked the founder of McDonald's what business he was in, the answer would surprise you! Quick… what business is McDonald's in?
When horror director Eli Roth showed 'Cannibal Holocaust' to the villagers in a remote part of the Amazon, they thought it was a hilarious comedy!
Bummer and Lazarus were two stray dogs that had celebrity status in San Francisco in the 1860's and were immune to the city's laws on strays In the 1860’s there was an overflow of dogs in San Francisco, and the only way a stray could survive was to prove his worth.
Rabies has virtually been eradicated in Switzerland. They placed chicken heads laced with vaccine in the Swiss Alps and the foxes ate it and became immune Between 26,000 and 55,000 people still die of rabies each year!
NASA plans to start a garden on the Moon next year! It's a great time to be alive when all of the cliches seen in sci-fi movies time and time again are starting to become a reality.
President Johnson was sworn in by the first woman to do so, and remains the only time done on an aircraft.
This guy cried wolf 9 times without knowing it The award for the worst present goes to whoever got this guy an emergency satellite locator beacon.
There used to be $10,000 bills! Find out why you won't find those anymore. In today's economy, with inflation running rampant year after year, it's not uncommon for people to have to carry wads of $100 bills just to cover expenses week to week.
Jim Carrey has only done one sequel in his career. He refuses to do any others! Jim Carrey, one of the comedic front men of the 1990's and early 2000's has starred in a plethora of movies that were instant classics such as 'The Mask', 'Liar Liar' and of course, 'Ace Ventura: Pet Detective'.
After Balto's death in 1933 his remains were mounted by a taxidermist and he can be seen at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History In 1925 the residents of Nome, Alaska, were being threatened by an outbreak of diphtheria—a highly contagious disease that could be potentially deadly.
The 1980 movie 'The Blues Brothers' had a budget that included cocaine! We all know making a movie requires a budget.
Theodore Roosevelt suffered from asthma as a child and the doctors prescribe smoking cigars and drinking whiskey!
Parrots can dance perfectly to the beat of music and scientists believe it is because they can also learn to mimic sound Humans are not the only species that can learn to dance to music.
1.2 Billion years are missing from the rock record of the Grand Canyon and it is called the Great Unconformity The Grand Canyon has a 1.2 billion year gap in its rock record.
MIT students developed a wristband that can regulate the body's temperature, thereby possibly eliminating the need for central heating and cooling in the future!
in 1955, a plaster buddha statue more than 600 years old was dropped during an attempt to move it to a new location.
China has banned reincarnation unless the government preapproves how you plan on being reborn! Not only does this epitomize government control going overboard, it also is much more devious than it seems.
Unlike most places, Woman in Algeria are more successful than men, making up 70% of lawyers, 60% of judges and more!
The company that owned the World Trade Center had scheduled a meeting for 9/11/2001 on the 88th floor of tower 1 to discuss what to do in the event of a terrorist attack, but rescheduled the night be September 11th was a devastating time in the United States and around the world.
Boys were the first telephone operators, but they were rude and swore. Young women were hired soon after as they didn't swear as much (and were faster).