former U.S. president lyndon b. johnson nicknamed his penis “jumbo” and he would often pee in public. if anyone confronted him while doing so, he would turn around and say “have you ever seen anything as big as this?”
the show ‘house’ was based on sherlock holmes, and the inspiration for sherlock holmes was joseph bell, a doctor in the 19th century with uncanny observational skills. IT’S ALL COMING AROUND FULL CIRCLE!!
the ancient babylonians took their beer so seriously, if a brewer was found to be watering down his beer, he’d either be drowned in the barrel or forced to keep drinking it till he died. sounds fair to me…
in 1974 jane goodall observed a social rift in a community of chimpanzees turn into a violent 4 year civil war for territory involving kidnapping, rape and murder, changing her perception of chimpanzees. it is known as the “gombe chimpanzee war”.
there’s something called the ‘popsicle index’–a quality of life measurement based on the percentage of parents who feel that their child can safely walk to the nearest store and buy a popsicle by themselves. I like this.
in france and belgium, there is a folk character called “the whipping father” who accompanies st. nicholas. he beats naughty children with sticks and carries them away in a bag. way to ruin christmas, guys.
the rhinoceros party of canada, a satirical, federally registered political party in canada, received 1.01% of the popular vote in the 1980 federal election campaigning to repeal the law of gravity and provide higher education by building taller schools, among other promises. that’s hilarious.
a charging elephant broke down the door and a wall of a home in India, but immediately stopped when it heard a baby crying. it then cleaned up the debris from the child using its trunk and then “peacefully” returned to the forest. wow.
“porn judge” is an official chinese government job title. judges are paid $32,000 per year to view porn all day and have the sacred task of “returning the internet to a clean and safe state”. on a related note, one porn judge’s name is “wang dong”. mmm that’s some good reality right there.