An elephant named Osama Bin Laden

In 2006, the state of Assam in northeastern India was being terrorized by an elephant. The 10ft (3m) tall animal would frequently appear out of nowhere, and attack anything in its path. What made the problem even worse is that it was not scared of noise, firecrackers or even fire itself. 

The 2000 year old flawless sword

In 1965, a group of archeologists found over 2000 very old artifacts in Jiangling County, China. Among them was a Bronze sword that looked to be almost new. Much unlike any other artifact. One archeologist touched the blade and drew blood!

Sakoku – When Japan locked its borders for 200 years

Before the early 1600s, many nations were present on the main land of Japan. Traders, missionaries and others from Spain, the Netherlands, Portugal and several other nations were starting to influence Japanese culture. So much in fact, that the ruling upper class became anxious. Tokugawa Iemitsu (1604-1651) was the ruling shogun and eventually banned virtually all foreigners.

Robbing the wrong restaurant

France, 2016: Two young robbers thought it was a good idea to rob a McDonalds. They entered the fast food restaurant, threatened the cashier and promptly got their money. However, when they tried to leave the store they were quickly apprehended by more than a dozen of French commandos. As bad luck would have it for the robbers, a squad …