A Taiwanese man named Ben Hsu swallowed an AirPod while asleep. When Hsu awoke, he hit Apple’s tracking and heard beeps coming from inside his body. Kaohsiung Hospital confirmed that the earbud was in his stomach, and he then passed it from his body naturally. After a wash/dry, his AirPod worked as usual with the battery at 41%.
In 2015, two Buddhists who bought £5,000 of live Crustacea and released them into the sea for good karma, were fined £15,000 for ‘untold damage’ to the environment by introducing non-native species.
Their ritual was performed in the belief that returning animals to the wild is good karma. But because the crustaceans were not native species, they threatened other marine life and government agencies had to spend thousands of pounds in an attempt to recapture the shellfish, offering fishermen a bounty to reel them in.
A woman in northern India, who was armed with only basic farm tools, managed to fight off and kill a leopard that pounced on her when she was carrying water. Kamla Devi, 56, said she fought with the animal for more than half an hour using a sickle.
In 2012, a burger king employee anonymously posted an image on 4-chan of him putting his feet in lettuce, with the caption: “This is the lettuce you eat at Burger King.” It took 20 minutes for people to track down the branch of the employee. He was promptly fired.
In 2013, a homeless man named Billy Ray Harris found a $4,000 engagement ring in his beggar’s cup. A woman had accidentally dropped it while giving him some change. She returned two days later, and he gave the ring back. In thanks, she set up a fund with the goal of raising $4,000 for him. It ended up making over $185,000.
Terrified neighbors called the police over a domestic dispute in Australia. When the police arrived, they only found a man and a spider.
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Devin Gaines earned 5 bachelor degrees with honors simultaneously at the University of Connecticut, averaging 24 credits a semester and 3 hours of sleep a night. He drowned in 2007 because he didn’t know how to swim.
While competing in a marathon in Thailand, runner Khemjira Klongsanun found an abandoned puppy on the side of the road and rather than leaving it behind, she carried it for the next 19-miles, crossing the finish line with the pup in her arms. She adopted it afterwards.
In 2010, a man in England was arrested for recording his neighbor’s noisy dogs and replaying the noise at full volume over the neighbor’s fence.