Oh no, it’s coming towards us! We’re all going to die! Lots of people fear something of this nature could happen in the future, and they’re not wrong. An asteroid could strike the Earth at any time and cause a nuclear-type winter effect creating food shortages and eventually seeing the end of life as we […]
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Martin Luther King Jr’s assassin, James Earl Ray was once erroneously honored during a parade which intended to praise the actor James Earl Jones. Lauderdale, Florida accidentally created a plaque in January 2002 which read ‘Thanks James Earl Ray for keeping the dream alive’.
There is a 550 foot skyscraper in New York City with no windows. It was built to withstand the fallout of a nuclear blast for up to 2 weeks.
An Ottawa shooter attempted to rob a McDonald’s with pointed stick. He wanted to be in jail because he believed it was the only way to overcome his crack cocaine addiction.
In 1894 a priest saved a 4 year old boy from drowning. The child’s name was Adolf Hitler.
There are 5 enormous cylindrical shafts underneath of Tokyo, Japan which fill with water in case of a flood so it does not to destroy the city.
After 18+ years marooned on an island, the real-life heroine the novel The Island of the Blue Dolphins died just 7 weeks after being rescued.
It only took 70 years for the lizards in parts of the USA to adapt to fire ants – they now have longer legs and new behaviors that aid them in escaping from the danger.
When Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier, he did so using technology provided by the British to America as part of an agreed exchange of technology. After receiving the research, America subsequently reneged on the agreement and no data was forthcoming in return.
California uses inmates to fight forest fires. Prisoners take the jobs because it reduces their sentence, gets them outside, and pays better than typical prison jobs.