World leaders facts

Joseph Stalin Ordered John Wayne’s Assassination

Reading Time: 2 minutes Why on earth would Joseph Stalin want John Wayne assassinated? After all, one was a ruthless soviet leader, while the other was a tough as old boots actor. As first appearances would have it, there is no reason at all why Stalin would want John  Wayne assassinated. But below the exterior surface of Wayne’s actor …

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China Bans Reincarnation Without Government Permission

Reading Time: 2 minutes China bans reincarnation for Buddhist monks in Tibet unless they get prior permission from the government. This surely can’t be true, can it? Well, it is true, and bizarre, but true nonetheless. It’s not exactly a new thing for governments to try to control certain aspects of peoples lives. The more totalitarian the government, the …

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The Tenth Us President, John Tyler, Has Two Living Grandsons

Reading Time: 3 minutes When you think of the early US presidents, say the first 15 or so, most people would think that the closest living descendant would at best chance be a great grandchild, or great great grandchild. But what many people may be surprised to discover is that the tenth US president, John Tyler, has two living …

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Calvin Coolidge Would Play Hide And Seek Under His Desk To Prank His Guards

Reading Time: 2 minutes This has to go down as one of the coolest things a president has done, especially considering it wasn’t during an election. It has been revealed that Calvin Coolidge played hide and seek with his security, except they didn’t know about it. He would buzz for his security guards, and then hide under his desk …

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King Tut Was Mummified With An Erect Penis

Reading Time: 2 minutes Now here is something about king Tut that you probably weren’t aware of. When he died, king Tut was mummified with an erect penis at 90 degrees. This unusual method of embalming has left experts baffled for decades, but a recent research paper attempts to shed new light on why king Tut was mummified with …

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Andrew Jackson’s Parrot Swore So Much It Was Removed From His Funeral

Reading Time: 2 minutes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTQTKFZw4CM Andrew Jackson’s parrot, Polly, swore so much during his funeral it had to be forcible removed from the proceedings. Unbelievable and shocking, but true. Andrew Jackson hardly needs an introduction, but his swearing parrot, Polly on the other hand might. For those who don’t know, Andrew Jackson was a famed US military leader who in later …

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Lyndon B Johnson Almost Shot By Secret Service

Reading Time: 2 minutes November 22, 1963, is a day that has gone down in history as the day US president John Fitzgerald Kennedy lost his life by an assassins bullet. Do you know though, that America nearly lost two presidents within a 24 hour period? Newly sworn in president, Lyndon Baines Johnson was almost shot by the Secret …

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George Washington Owes $300,000 in Overdue Library Fine

Reading Time: 2 minutes   George Washington owes one library money, a lot of money from a fine. The George Washington library fine as it is known, was a result of some long overdue books. Who doesn’t know who George Washington was? Hardly anyone. He was the leader of the Rebel army during the American War of Independence and …

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The Bald-Hairy Theory of Russian Leaders

Reading Time: 2 minutes Talk about a rare coincidence. This fact is somewhat of a joke among the people of Russia as it has been ongoing for nearly 200 years. It even has a name, the bald-hairy theory of Russian leaders. Since the reign of  Tsar Nicholas I in 1825, every Russian leader has been either bald (or in …

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