German internet users have a 23-year-old meme where they pretend the town of Bielefeld (336,000) does not exist.
A Ugandan mother gave birth to a girl on a flight from Amsterdam to Boston, but the newborn was considered and processed as a Canadian citizen by customs as she happened to be born in Canadian airspace.
2838 Kim Hughes-In 2009 a bomb disposal officer Kim Hughes saved a group of maimed soldiers after they became trapped in a field littered with IED’s. Against a backdrop of insurgent fire, the sergeant shunned protective clothing to save time and dismantled 7 consecutive bombs, clearing a safe path for the wounded.
The Queen of Britain technically owns all whales and dolphins in UK waters, due to a law dating from 1324, and all swans in the Thames.
3473 Bugatti Owners-The average Bugatti customer has about 84 cars, 3 jets and one yacht.
1735 Indoor Vegetable Factory Japan
4338-internet-purchase-exchange-locations-Some police departments in the U.S. are starting to create Internet Purchase Exchange Locations so that Craigslist or similar transactions can be conducted in an area with video surveillance and police presence to keep participating parties safe.
The average dog can count to 5 and understands about 165 words, including signs, signals and gestures. The smartest dogs understand up to 250 words, putting them on par intellectually with 2-and-a-half-year-old humans.
3158 Miracle Max-Billy Crystal’s character, Miracle Max, in the Princess Bride was so funny that it nearly stopped the production of the movie. One actor bruised a rib from clenching to try not to laugh.
After the release of 'The Hunger Games' and 'Brave' in 2012, women's participation in archery rose by 105%.