Joe Arridy, a man with an IQ of 46 and the “happiest prisoner on death row.” He spent his time on death row playing with a toy train, and he went into the gas chamber with a smile.
Joe Arridy was a mentally disabled 23-year-old who was falsely accused of rape and murder of a 15-year-old schoolgirl in Pueblo, Colorado. Evidence provided by then Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, a former district attorney, after research had shown that Arridy was likely not in Pueblo when the crime happened and had been coerced into confessing.
Comcast sent bills and eventually collection notices to customers that lost their cable, phone, and internet equipment due to Hurricane Ike. The largest reported charge was $1000, but that bill was reduced to $931 to make up for the interruption of her phone service during the storm.
Comcast responses differed after the storm, with some Customer Care agents telling customers to file with their insurance providers, and other agents advising customers to return their equipment, even if it was ruined or moldy.
Highway hypnosis is a mental state where a person can drive a vehicle great distances responding to external events in the expected safe & correct manner with no recollection of having consciously done so. Partial or complete amnesia related to the time spent driving can develop for the driver
The 5th oldest tree in the world was destroyed when a 26 year old model set a fire to see better while she was smoking meth inside the hollow trunk. She was turned in by friends after showing them pictures of the fire and telling them “I can’t believe I burned down a tree older than Jesus.” The tree was 3500 years old.
For the Apollo 11 moon landing conspiracy theory to be true, over 400,000 people would need to be part of the secret
Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women.
There are more lifeforms living on your skin than there are people on the planet.
You are 2 times more likely to be killed by a vending machine than a shark.
And 15 times more likely to be killed by a falling coconut than a shark.
There are more possible iterations of a game of chess than there are atoms in the known universe.