Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service once hacked an Al-Qaeda website and replaced the bomb instructions with a cupcake recipe.
There actually aren’t “57 varieties” of Heinz ketchup, and never were. Company founder H.J. Heinz thought his product should have a number, and he liked 57.
The world’s oldest operating library is in Morocco.
Tree seeds were taken into orbit and planted as “Moon Trees.”
The first breakfast cereal had to be soaked overnight before it could be eaten.
The word “jaywalker” first appeared in Kansas and had nothing to do with people crossing the street.
Irish bars used to be closed on St. Patrick’s Day.
The inventor of the microwave appliance only received $2 for his discovery.
Theodore Roosevelt had a pet hyena.
Kleenex tissues were originally intended for gas masks.