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Did Coca-cola Only Sell 25 Bottles in Their First Year

Did Coca-Cola only sell 25 bottles in their first year? This is a factoid that’s often presented online as a motivational piece of history to show struggling businesses and individuals that success may be just around the corner. But how much of it is true? Did Coca-Cola only sell 25 bottles in their first year? Despite the good intentions of the factoid, Coca-Coal did considerably better, but you wouldn’t consider it a roaring success. The journey of Coca-Cola started in an Atlanta pharmacy in 1886 as a tonic. With some considerably different ingredients to the current formula, such as cocaine, we think treating the beverage as a tonic may ... Read more

Sir Isaac Newton’s Apple Tree is Still Alive and Growing Today

It may sound unbelievable, and even inconceivable, but would you believe that Sir Isaac Newton’s apple tree is still growing today? That’s some three hundred and fifty years after the now famous, and might we also say groundbreaking incident which spurned his theory on gravity. Now, if you don’t know the story about Sir Isaac Newton’s apple tree and his theory on gravity, we’ll lay it out quickly for you here. In the late summer of 1666, Newton reportedly saw an apple fall from a tree. There are a few rumors that it struck him on the head, but there’s no firm evidence ... Read more

10 Deadliest Theme Park Accidents

The ten deadliest theme park accidents in history. When it comes to theme parks and amusement rides we all know that there’s an element of risk involved. That’s part of the thrill. Even though there are plenty of safety features and procedures in place, sometimes the unthinkable happens. Here’s our list of the ten deadliest theme park accidents in history. 10 Water Slide at Waterworld USA – California, USA. June 2, 1997 – 1 Death 32 injured While there are plenty of tragedies at theme parks that claim one life, what sets this apart from those many sad events is the ... Read more

Why Does Corn Come out Whole in Our Poop

Admit it. You’ve all looked at corn in poop and wondered it yourself. Why does corn come out whole in our poop? Isn’t the body supposed to digest its food and not send it through unprocessed? Well the explanation is a fascinating, entertaining and a little disturbing and a tad bit disgusting. Well, I know it’s something that I’ve seen myself, and I can guarantee that anyone else who eats corn has seen as well. The day after a nice and satisfying meal you head off to the outhouse for a brief visit. You do your business and stare in wonder ... Read more

The First Time Vagina Was Mentioned in Film Was in a Disney Production

The first time the word vagina was mentioned in film was in a Disney production.We kid you not. But it had a purpose and makes total sense, in a way. Disney is probably better known for their family friendly movies. You know the kind, nice guy gets killed so son has to avenge his death, jealous woman seeks help from hitman to kill prettier woman, creepy old dude make toy that turns into a real boy. Those kind of family orientated movies. But let’s be realistic for a moment. Disney have also made other movies which are less family friendly, and ... Read more

William the Conquerors Stomach Exploded

You may have seen our article about the unfortunate decomposition event, if we can call it that, of Henry VIII of England. But it would appear as though he was not the only king of England to have part of his anatomy explode. In fact, William the Conqueror’s stomach exploded too. William the Conqueror is best remembered for his invasion and conquest of England in 1066. He defeated King Harold at the Battle of Hastings, after the Anglo-Saxon king had only just defeated a Viking invasion to the north before quickly marching his forces south to face William. History might not ... Read more

26 Totally Amazing Space Facts

1 If Two Pieces Of Metal Touch In Space They Stick Together Wow, I love science. It manages to throw amazing little gem up nearly every day. This just happens to be one of them. If two pieces of metal touch in space, that’s two identical pieces, such as two pieces of copper or two pieces of iron, they will stick together as if they were welded. Well, not as if they were welded, exactly the same, if not better than if they were welded. The process that causes this phenomenon is called cold welding. Cold welding was discovered in the 1940’s. ... Read more

Steve Wozniak Was Arrested for Building a Fake Bomb

Would you believe that Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak was arrested for building a fake bomb while he was in high school? For such an innocent and cheerful looking man, this would at first seem impossible, or at least improbable. But if you take the word of the man himself, and some others, this really happened. Steve Wozniak is best known as one of the co-founders of tech giant Apple. It was his personal development of the Apple I computer, and the genius of Steve Jobs in identifying that Wozniak’s homemade computer was something that had never been seen before, that launched him ... Read more

Ron Jeremy Was a Special Education Teacher Before Going into Adult Entertainment (we All Know What That Is)

Would you believe that porn star Ron Jeremy was a special education teacher before making perhaps one of the most drastic of career changes? I know, it’s weird hey? It took me a little while to wrap my head around it to begin with. To be honest, I thought it was a myth. But it’s true. Now, if I were to ask you anything about Ron Jeremy I bet that most people would think of porn. For the uninitiated among us, Ron Jeremy is perhaps the best known porn star that has ever lived, surpassing that of even the most ... Read more

Napoleon Was Attacked by Rabbits, and Lost

Napoleon Bonaparte was attacked by a pack of rabbits. No, don’t laugh, it actually happened. Not only was Napoleon attacked by rabbits, but it happened when he was the most powerful man in the world. But if you think the French president and general of the army being attacked by rabbits is funny, wait until you see how this encounter ended. The bunny rabbit. Cute, adorable, fluffy balls of cuddly fun, oh, and ever so delicious. Their reputation is more akin to a cuddly and harmless child’s teddy bear than a pack of Wild flesh-eating piranha. In fact, they are ... Read more