posted on Nov, 16 2006 @ 04:24 AM
Housewives spent most of the 70s asleep due to tranquilisers being prescribed by doctors.
During the Cod Wars, an Icelandic gunboat attempted to cut the lines of a British trawler in the presence of a British frigate, which retaliated by
ramming the gunboat - even after this the gunboat crew attempted to man the guns, so the frigate rammed it again, almost sinking it, which ended the
war. (conclusion: the icelandic have a wussy navy)
Coal often contains some interesting fossils - have a look next time you're stoking the fire.
Mobile phones do not cause petrol station fires - the real cause of the incident that this myth originated from, was static electricity caused by
wearing a nylon tracksuit.