A jobless Irish lady who won a lotto jackpot of $46m, now plans to donate all but $2m to her town and to give local people a chance. She said “I know what it’s like to have nothing …that’s why I’m giving it away – I can’t miss what I never had.”
Mariya Oktyabrskaya, who’s husband died in WW2 so she sold all of her belongings and built a tank “The Angry Girlfriend” for revenge. Mariya, often disregarding orders not to, would leap out of her tank and repair the tank, amidst heavy fire. She became the first female tanker to ever win the Hero of the Soviet Union award.
Africa’s true size isn’t shown on standard maps and it’s larger than China, West Europe, and the US combined.
King Tut was mummified with an erection.
There was a death metal band whose lead vocalist was a parrot.
No organ in your body works as hard as your heart – physically speaking, that is. When you think about the fact that your heart is beating at least once per second, and in most cases, a bit more than that, for your entire lifetime, it gives you somewhat of an idea just how much […]
In 1995 the Church of Scientology imprisoned, dehydrated and starved a mentally ill woman for 17 days until she died.
When faced with belligerence in bars, James Joyce would hide behind Ernest Hemingway, his drinking buddy, and shout, “Deal with him, Hemingway! Deal with him!”
One of the top things people regret when they are dying is that they worked too hard.
A pair of soft drinks were sold in Singapore called Anything and Whatever. While each offered six flavors, the cans were identical, so you didn’t know what flavor you were going to get.