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A man secretly outsourced his programming job to China. He filled his work day watching cat videos, surfing Reddit and Facebook. Before being caught and fired, he made hundreds of thousands.
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.
In 1933, a biologist created a "unicorn bull".
Porn in Ukraine
Porn is illegal in Ukraine, unless it’s prescribed for medical use.
Ancient Fart Battles
There are scrolls from the Edo period of Japan that suggest fart battles took place. The drawings show men blasting farts at other men, women, and even a cat.
Capt. Robert Campbell
Capt. Robert Campbell, a British officer captured during World War I, was granted leave to visit his dying mother on one condition - that he return to captivity. He kept his word and returned, only to try escaping as soon as he returned.
Before it was repressed during World War I, German was the second most widely spoken language in the United States and many local governments, schools, and newspapers operated in German.
Sloth Poop Dance
Sloths only poop once a week. The event is called 'the poo dance' because they wiggle their butts.