In 1985, a policeman in Chesapeake, Virginia, who was almost run off the road by a weaving car stopped the vehicle expecting to find a drunken driver. He was right, except that the driver was also blind. He was aged 24 and had lost his sight at the age of 12.
On Saturday May 3, 2008, Dale Davis of Alta, Iowa, made a perfect score of... MORE
According to an old Bulgarian peasant custom, coins are placed over eyes of a corpse... MORE
Eighteen thousand mummified cats were sold at one auction in Liverpool in March 1890.
They went... MORE
Sir George Everest, after whom the world's tallest mountain was named, pronounced his surname with... MORE
The Polish-born film director Sam Goldwyn was originally called Schmuel Gelbfisz. He anglicised his name... MORE
Noteworthy events in the history of mountaineering include the following: 1950: A four-month-old kitten followed... MORE