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Forrest Gump Novel
In the “Forrest Gump” novel that the movie is based on, Forrest goes into space with NASA. Upon return, he crash lands on an island full of cannibals. He only survives because he beats the head cannibal at chess everyday.
MI6 Al-Qaeda Hack
In June, 2010, MI6 hacked an Al-Qaeda website and replaced instructions on how to make a bomb with a cupcake recipe.
Roman Farting Edict
After hearing of a man who almost died from holding in farts whilst dining, Emperor Claudius is said to have proclaimed an edict that allowed Romans to fart at the dinner table.
Voltaire's Last Words
When Voltaire was asked to renounce Satan on his deathbed, his last words were: "This is no time for making new enemies."
Blocking Mark Zuckerberg
You can't block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook.
In 2012, Animal Planet aired a two-hour mockumentary called "Mermaid: The Body Found" that many viewers found so convincing, they overwhelmed the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration with phone calls demanding the truth about the existence of mermaids.
When flatworms mate, two "males" use their bifurcated penises to fence one another. The winner, or the flatworm who stabs the other with its penis, remains a male while the loser becomes female.
Women-Only Parking Spaces
In South Korea, 'women-only' parking spaces are being introduced which are bigger and marked by pink skirts.