20 Outstanding Facts That Really Beggared Our Belief
We all know Texas is filled to the brim with weird characters, but one man took his love of danger a step too far. In 2015, a 28-year-old was killed by an alligator “almost immediately” after being warned not to swim in the water. His last words? “Fuck that alligator.” London has always been known as a city of vice, and from 1757 until 1795 there was no better way to find out where to get your hands dirty than Harris's List of Covent Garden Ladies. This annual directory detailed everything from prostitutes' specialties to the size of their breasts. It sold like hotcakes every single year. Last but not least, we have a story about Martha Gellhorn - third wife of Ernest Hemingway and bad ass war correspondent extraordinaire. She was actually the only woman on Omaha beach during D-Day; she stowed away on a hospital ship so she could be among the thousands of men landing that day.