Sometimes you hear about people finding valuable paintings hidden inside old frames at a garage sale or pirate gold beneath a dusty old restaurant on the northern California coast. Other times you click on the news and see people who find human skeletons under their hotel mattresses and taxidermy cat heads in their Happy Meals.
The information age has been steadily providing technology that is allowing corporations to get to know their customers better than their own families.
It turns out that sometimes a vocal minority can make a world of difference, even if that minority is exactly one person and his or her complaint is completely stupid.
Here are eight of the bonkeriest idioms ever, along with some shrug-heavy speculation on how they came to pass.
More often than not, these missing details change everything we learned about the story in the first place.
Truly, art is made to enrich and be enjoyed by all. Well, except for this stuff.
What this particular demographic may lack in reason they make up for in income, and there's no shortage of products designed to prey on their irrational fears for a few extra (thousand) bucks.
These materials are often hard to get and/or incredibly dangerous, but they're worth it for the cool factor alone.
Often absurd or simplistic tools that filmmakers use to get their points across are more based in reality than you might think.