1. Kellogg’s was anti-sex and corn flakes were invented as part of an anti-masturbation crusade – Source

2. There was a documented experiment where someone survived an acceleration of over 46 g. John Stapp actually lived on to the age of 89, but did suffer vision damage from the experiments. – Source

3. From the 8th century up until 1978 the Pope wore an ornate bejeweled three tiered crown solemnly placed on his head during his coronation. Modern popes have done away with the tradition – Source

4. Doctors don’t know how anesthesia works or what exactly it does to render someone unconscious and pain-free. – Source

5. In the 1791 Battle of the Wabash, 920 US Army soldiers faced about 1,100 Native American warriors. At the end of the battle, only 21 Indians were killed whereas nearly the entire US force was wiped out, (623 killed, 258 wounded). This was 1/4 of the entire army’s strength at the time. – Source