There is a prison in Brazil that allows inmates to pedal stationary bicycles, providing electricity in a nearby city—in exchange for reduced sentences
PB&J sandwiches were originally considered a delicacy, only enjoyed by those of the upper class.
Bernard Waldman flew on the atomic bombing of Hiroshima to record the explosion, but he forgot to open the camera shutter and therefore recorded nothing.
Kevin Smith was hired by Warner Brothers to write the script for a Superman movie. He was forced to write Superman without the power of flight and He had to fight a giant spider. The movie would’ve starred Nicolas Cage.
John Lennon once called an ‘emergency board meeting’ of the Beatles in order to inform his bandmates that he’d realized, while tripping on acid, that he was the second coming of Jesus.