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10 Bizarre Facts- Part 2

10 Bizarre Facts- Part 2

Noreen November 8, 2012 3

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15 Bizarre World Records

15 Bizarre World Records

List25 August 10, 2012 0

Note: This is a guest post contributed by List25.com. If the Olympics reminds us of anything, it’s that it’s incredibly enjoyable to watch human beings who’ve dedicated their lives to achieve what are essentially

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Daylight Saving Time Once Got a Guy Out of Having to Go Fight in the Vietnam War

Daylight Saving Time Once Got a Guy Out of Having to Go Fight in the Vietnam War

Daven Hiskey June 27, 2012 0

Daylight saving time once got a man out of being drafted for the Vietnam War.  When drafted, he argued that standard time, not daylight saving time, was the official time for recording births in

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10 Bizarre Facts

10 Bizarre Facts

Noreen June 26, 2012 2

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10 Totally Random Interesting Facts

10 Totally Random Interesting Facts

Noreen June 6, 2012 6

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Canadians Store Milk in Bags, Rather than Cartons

Canadians Store Milk in Bags, Rather than Cartons

Daven Hiskey November 29, 2011 33

Canadians store milk in bags, rather than cartons.  Surprisingly, they aren’t alone. You can also find bagged milk in India, Scandinavia, Poland, Israel, Hungary, Argentina, and Uruguay. Source

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There Once was a Man Hit on the Head By A Falling Baby, Twice!

There Once was a Man Hit on the Head By A Falling Baby, Twice!

Scott September 27, 2011 1

Today I found out there once was a man was hit on the head by a falling baby… twice! According to Time Magazine (Miscellany, Oct. 17, 1938), the year of the first event was

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Daylight Saving Time Almost Got an Innocent Student Arrested for Supposedly Making a Bomb Threat

Daylight Saving Time Almost Got an Innocent Student Arrested for Supposedly Making a Bomb Threat

Daven Hiskey June 28, 2011 0

##EMBED## In March 2007, an honor student in Pennsylvania was accused of threatening his school with a bomb.  It was later found he had actually called an automated school phone line to get information

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It is Possible to Mummify Yourself

It is Possible to Mummify Yourself

Daven Hiskey June 28, 2011 5

Today I found out it is possible to mummify yourself. One such method of self-mummification was practiced by Japanese Shugendō monks as the ultimate act of self denial. Shugendō is a form of Buddhism

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Hall of Famer Richie Ashburn Once Struck a Spectator with Foul Balls Twice in the Same At Bat, the Second Time as She was Being Carried Off on a Stretcher

Hall of Famer Richie Ashburn Once Struck a Spectator with Foul Balls Twice in the Same At Bat, the Second Time as She was Being Carried Off on a Stretcher

Daven Hiskey June 22, 2011 4

Today I found out Hall of Famer Richie Ashburn once struck a spectator twice in the same at bat with foul balls, the second time as she was being carried off on a stretcher.

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The Founder of FedEx Once Saved the Company by Taking Its Last $5,000 and Turning It Into $32,000 by Gambling in Vegas

The Founder of FedEx Once Saved the Company by Taking Its Last $5,000 and Turning It Into $32,000 by Gambling in Vegas

Daven Hiskey June 2, 2011 14

Today I found out the founder of FedEx once saved the company by taking its last $5,000 and turning it into $32,000 by gambling in Las Vegas. The man is Frederick W. Smith who

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Carl Sagan Once Was Involved in a Plan to Nuke the Moon

Carl Sagan Once Was Involved in a Plan to Nuke the Moon

Daven Hiskey February 19, 2011 2

##EMBED## Click Here for Source and to Learn More About the United States’ Plan to Nuke the Moon Text Version A young Carl Sagan was one of the scientists hired in the U.S.’s Cold

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Johnny Carson Once Caused a Month Long Toilet Paper Shortage

Johnny Carson Once Caused a Month Long Toilet Paper Shortage

Daven Hiskey January 5, 2011 18

##EMBED## Click Here to Read More Toilet Paper Facts Text Version Johnny Carson once caused a near month long toilet paper shortage in the U.S. in December of 1973.  In his show, he said,

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Pre-Sliced Bread Was Once Banned in the United States

Pre-Sliced Bread Was Once Banned in the United States

Daven Hiskey November 30, 2010 16

Today I found out pre-sliced bread was once banned in the United States. In 1943, Claude R. Wickard, the head of the War Foods Administration as well as the Secretary of Agriculture, got the

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50% of the Ownership of Domino’s Pizza Was Once Traded for a Used Volkswagen Beetle

50% of the Ownership of Domino’s Pizza Was Once Traded for a Used Volkswagen Beetle

Daven Hiskey November 9, 2010 3

Today I found out fifty percent of the ownership of Domino’s Pizza was once traded for a used Volkswagen Beetle. The year was 1961, just a little under one year after brothers Tom and

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