Once upon a time CIA agents communicated through a series of hidden messages based only on the way they tied their shoelaces!
Did you know that Ancient Egyptians used to make jewelry pieces out of meteorites?
in 1907 a Mexican railroad worker named Jesus Garcia saved an entire mining town by jumping onto a burning train loaded with dynamite. Realizing the fire was spreading, he drove the train in reverse downhill at full-steam for 6km before the dynamite exploded, killing him but sparing the town.
in the ancient Persian Empire, an idea was debated twice: sober and drunk. The idea first had to sound good in both states of mind before being considered a good idea.
R. Norris Williams not only survived the sinking of Titanic, but he also refused the doctor’s decision to amputate his legs, recovered from his injuries and won the US Tennis Championship the same year!