• Medieval Japanese samurai would burn incense in their helmets, so if they were decapitated in battle, their head would smell good.
  • Richard James Verone, of North Carolina (USA), allegedly tried to rob a bank for just $1 so he could get free healthcare in jail.
  • High heels were originally made for men. Egyptian butchers also wore heels, to help them walk above the blood of dead beasts.
  • UPS gets 15,000 parking tickets in New York a month.
  • During Prohibition from 1920 to 1933, the U.S. government poisoned alcohol and killed as many as 10,000 people.
  • In ancient Egypt, Priests plucked every hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.
  • Studies show that children who are better liars tend to become more successful as adults.
  • Cleopatra VII of Egypt used to bathe daily with donkey's milk. Almost 700 donkeys were milked every day just for her bath.
  • After 2 years of use, 1/3rd of your pillow's weight comes from dead skin, bugs, dead dust mites and their droppings.
  • Cleopatra married, not one, but two of her brothers.
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT