Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960s thriller Psycho was the first film to display a flushing toilet. Before then, flushing toilets were viewed as filthy.
The word “hipster” goes all the way back to the 1930s.
Cats once delivered mail in Belgium.
Trees weren’t always biodegradable.
It is illegal to sell a “bounceless” pickle to somebody in Connecticut.
Napoleon was once attacked by thousands of rabbits.
Sandy Island, a land mass about the size of Manhattan, has been on world maps for over 100 years. In 2012, scientists set out to explore the land mass but couldn’t find it. An Australian later published an obituary for the island.
The Comic Sans font came from an actual comic book.
The legend of the Loch Ness Monster goes back nearly 1,500 years.
Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan named the Pacific Ocean