A Scottish teen's mother had been nagging him for weeks to clean his bedroom. When Ryan Kitching finally cleaned his room, he found 12 old lottery tickets in a drawer; one of them was a winner for ยฃ52,981. telegraph.co.uk/news/newsโ€ฆ
Serial killer Edmund Kemper buried one of his victim's head in his mother's garden facing upward toward her bedroom. After his arrest, he stated that he did this because his mother "always wanted people to look up to her." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmโ€ฆ
A 20-pound Himalayan house cat went batshit crazy and held a family hostage in their bedroom time.com/20197/crazed-petโ€ฆ
When 117 year old Marie-Louise Meilleur became the world's oldest person, she was confined to her bedroom, and she could only hear when people shouted directly into her right ear. One of her sons was also living in the same nursing home, and her oldest living daughter was 90 grg.org/Gallery/1880Galleโ€ฆ
Johnny Carson Craved Time Alone So Much His $80 Million Home Had Only 1 Bedroom. inc.com/jeff-haden/johnnyโ€ฆ
Candice Bergen was in constant competition as a child with her father's ventriloquist doll to the opint where the doll had a bigger bedroom and in her father's will the doll got $10,000.... Candice Bergen got nothing womansday.com/life/real-wโ€ฆ
An American man spent 12 years bulding his own 'castle' in the Nevada Desert from scratch. It features 22 rooms, including 2 kitchens, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a man cave with home thater. It's now on the market for $699,900, down from $3.2 million. houseandhistory.com/hard-โ€ฆ
In 1963 the navy undertook an expensive project to create a personal bedroom and nursery for Jacqueline Kennedy if she went into labour with her son while she was in Cape Cod. President Kennedy found out and was irate about the cost and personally called to have the furniture returned youtu.be/NtLTmg2vCzY
The North Korean Embassy in London is situated within a residential area in a semi-detached seven-bedroom house wikipedia.org/wiki/Embassโ€ฆ
A 5 year old called 911 after his mother collapsed in her bedroom. The operator hung on the kid saying he was fake calling 911 after 3 hours he called again and another operator said he should not play games and hung up him, Mother of 10 was found dead shortly after. mlive.com/news/detroit/inโ€ฆ
Today I learned of the "Bedroom Tax" wherein residents of public housing (including pensioners and the disabled) are subject to a reduction in their housing benefit if it is determined that they have "spare" rooms, and they refuse to rent to a lodger. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bedโ€ฆ
63% of homeowners who live alone have a 3 bedroom or larger home jchs.harvard.edu/blog/theโ€ฆ
From 1979 to 1982, Madonna lived in an abandoned synagogue in Corona, Queens, with her boyfriend Dan and his brother. There, they made many bedroom tapes together pagesix.com/2016/08/13/doโ€ฆ
Today I learned about Stimson House, a 30 bedroom house built in 1890 in Richardsonian Romanesque fashion near downtown LA. It was once the costliest private residence in Los Angeles, and over time has been bombed, lived in by a lumber baron, a brewer, a fraternity, and served as a convent en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stiโ€ฆ
A doctor in Texas built two massive mansions on adjoining lots, one with 46 bedrooms and 55 bathrooms, then never completed either, leaving them to rot since 2001. houseandhistory.com/abandโ€ฆ
In 1982 Michael Fagan broke into Buckingham Palace and managed to make his way to the Queen's bedroom and had a conversation with her. This was his second entry as he had made his way into the Palace a month before but hadn't made it very far before security was called. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micโ€ฆ
, there was a 17th century Pope that kept his coffin in his bedroom, and a stone skull on his desk. He was so aware of his own mortality, that as he lay bedridden in his final days, he decided to bless the crowds of Rome one last time during Easter, going against medical advice. He died in May. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popโ€ฆ
In 2010 a couple purchased the town of 'Wauconda', in Washington, for just $360,000. It came with a cafรฉ, a gas station, a post office, a four-bedroom house and their own zip code. bbc.com/capital/story/201โ€ฆ
Today I learned of Swingers Tiki Palace, opened by strip club mogul Billy Hull in 1972, it was basically a knock-off Playboy Mansion. It featured a swimming pool with tunnels that led to the bedrooms. After just a year the club closed when Hull was arrested for hiring an assassin to kill his wife's lover. houseandhistory.com/swingโ€ฆ
Rent prices in Nis, Serbia, are the lowest in Europe (avg. $150/month for a typical 3-bedroom) walletwyse.com/articles/wโ€ฆ
The photo of Pope John Paul II torn to pieces by Sinead Oโ€™Connor on SNL in 1992 was not a prop: "The photo itself had been on my mother's bedroom wall since the day the fucker was enthroned in 1978.โ€ theguardian.com/music/201โ€ฆ
Thereโ€™s a traveling exhibit called the โ€œTop Secret Projectโ€ which is designed to help parents recognize hazards in a simulated teenagerโ€™s bedroom. The interactive room includes items, that when seen through an educated lens, could signal a problem. enmchamber.org/the-top-seโ€ฆ
When Mount St. Helens erupted on 18 May 1980 the volcano's lateral blast blew down "4 billion board feet of timber (enough to build about 300,000 two-bedroom homes)." Mount St. Helens, located in Washington, United States of America, "is the most active volcano in the Cascade Range." pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2000/fs0โ€ฆ
Elvis Presley was a big Monty Pythonโ€™s fan and would act out the sketches in his bedroom with his girlfriend Linda Thompson youtu.be/Qbchmshpsz0
In 1995 Andrรฉ Dallaire, armed with a knife, broke into the Prime Minister of Canada's residence. Jean & Aline Chrรฉtien locked themselves in their bedroom and brandished a soap stone sculpture for defense. It took the RCMP 7 minutes to respond because they forgot their key to 24 Sussex Drive. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andโ€ฆ
Emperor Wu of Jin (China) had so many concubines that he could not choose between them, he often rode his goat-driven carriage around the palace until the goats decided to stop. Because of this many of the women planted bamboo leaves and salt outside their bedrooms to attract the goats. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empโ€ฆ
Hugh Hefner's girlfriend Vicky was eager to bring as many girls up into his bedroom as possible. Her reasoning: the more options Hef had, the less likely sheโ€™d be called to duty and the majority of the Playmates eventually selected had found their way into Hefโ€™s bedroom people.com/celebrity/hollโ€ฆ
Buckingham Palace has 775 rooms. These include 19 State rooms, 52 Royal and guest bedrooms, 188 staff bedrooms, 92 offices and 78 bathrooms. Buckingham Palace is 108 metres long across the front, 120 metres deep (including the quadrangle) and 24 metres high. royal.gov.uk/FrequentlyAsโ€ฆ
In 2001 a cat was cleared of the smothering death of a baby. Nicola Payne had found the cat lying on her boy's face when she went into his bedroom. She tried frantically to save him, but he was dead. Pathologists found that sudden infant death syndrome --not the cat, was the cause of death. thefreelibrary.com/BABY+Dโ€ฆ
Hugh Hefner paid each of his girlfriends, out of a safe in his bedroom, $1,000 a week in cash for their services celebrity.nine.com.au/201โ€ฆ
A closed bedroom door increases your chances of surviving a house fire by an extreme amount. youtube.com/watch?v=Nu5ICโ€ฆ
Billionaire Howard Hughes bought a casino for the sole purpose of moving its trademark neon silver slipper. Visible from Hughes' bedroom, it had apparently kept him awake at night. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howโ€ฆ
When Michael Jackson died, his family believed they found black tar heroin in his bedroom which turned out to be moldy weed. articles.latimes.com/2009โ€ฆ
A man in Florida ran to his brothers bedroom after hearing him scream only to find the entire room and his brother swallowed by a sinkhole. They were never able to find the body. cnn.com/2013/03/01/us/floโ€ฆ
A parking space in Hong Kong sold for a record $664,300.00. Car park cost more than some two-bedroom homes in the city. bloomberg.com/news/articlโ€ฆ
Joseph Jackson tried to teach his kids a lesson about leaving their bedroom windows open, so one night while his son Michael was asleep, Joseph wore a mask, climbed through the window, and shouted at him. Michael Jackson would later have recurring nightmares of being kidnapped from his bedroom. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micโ€ฆ
H.H. Holmes, a 19th century serial killer in the US, opened a hotel which he had designed and built for himself specifically with murder in mind. It included soundproofed bedrooms, trap doors, walls lined with blowtorches and two incinerators. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._โ€ฆ
After selling Minecraft to Microsoft for $2.5 billion, game creator Markus 'Notch' Persson bought a $70 million 8-bedroom, 15-bath mansion in Beverly Hills, the most expensive house in the city's history. He also outbid Jay-Z and Beyoncรฉ, who were also looking to buy the house. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marโ€ฆ
A 17-year old kid murdered his parents and hid their bodies in a locked bedroom so he could throw a huge house party. rollingstone.com/culture/โ€ฆ
Today I learned about Michael Fagan, a British man who broke into Buckingham Palace and entered Queen Elizabeth II's bedroom in 1982. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micโ€ฆ
Today I learned of a man, Michael Fagan, who at least once in 1982 broke into Buckingham Palace by climbing a drain pipe. He entered the Queen's bedroom and asked for cigarettes, which a maid bought him, before finally being arrested. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micโ€ฆ
Tippi Hedren was traumatized while filming Hitchcockโ€™s The Birds. He told her mechanical birds were to be used during the famous bedroom scene. Instead she endured 5 days of prop men flinging dozens of live gulls, ravens and crows at her. One of the birds gouged her cheek and just missed her eye en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tipโ€ฆ
Today I learned of the Versailles House, a home being built in Florida that will have 11 kitchens, 14 bedrooms, 32 bathrooms, a 30-car garage, a bowling alley, an indoor roller rink, five total pools, a video arcade, a two-story movie theater, a fitness center, a 20,000-bottle wine cellar, and 2 tennis courts. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verโ€ฆ
When Peter the Great found his wife had a lover he had the man beheaded, then forced her to keep her loverโ€™s head in a jar of alcohol in her bedroom which stood in Catherine's bedroom till Peter's death. tristarmedia.com/bestofruโ€ฆ
In 2010 the mummified corpse of Sogen Kato, thought to be Tokyo's oldest man, was found in his bedroom by government officials. He had actually died in 1978. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sogโ€ฆ
Johnny Carson went to a party in Malibu and bought the house. When he lived there it only had one bedroom so no one could stay, it was now on the market for $81million. cnbc.com/2017/11/30/johnnโ€ฆ
Today I learned about Michael Shen Fu-Tsung, a 17th-century Chinese visitor to Europe, who met with King Louis XIV of France and King James II of Britain who was so delighted by this visit that he had a portrait made and had it hung in his bedroom. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micโ€ฆ
Candace Bergenโ€™s ventriloquist father left $10,000 to his dummy, Charlie McCarthy, and $0 to her. Charlie also had his own bedroom, which was bigger than hers. She also recalls "A gentle squeeze on the back of my neck was my cue to open and shut my mouth so he could ventriloquize me.โ€ womansday.com/life/real-wโ€ฆ
Calvin Harris' 2007 debut album, 'I Created Disco' was entirely recorded and produced on a Commodore Amiga 1200 computer, using a piece of audio software called OctaMED, in his childhood bedroom. Despite the primitive technology used, the album was a top-10 hit in the UK. musicradar.com/news/tech/โ€ฆ
Most Boeing 777's and 787's have a secret stairway that leads to a set of windowless bedrooms for the crew. In the Boeing 777, pilots have their own overhead sleeping compartments which feature two roomy sleeping areas, two business-class seats, and enough room for a closet, sink, or lavatory. businessinsider.com/secreโ€ฆ
The original meaning of the phrase "knocked up" was simply to be woken up. Back in Victorian Britain, especially in northern industrial towns, a man was employed to go to people's houses and wake them up by knocking on their bedroom window. If you were so wakened, you were 'knocked up' phrases.org.uk/bulletin_bโ€ฆ
Studies show that inside air is more polluted than outside air, and many people crack their windows open, even in winter, to let fresh air in. A cooler bedroom, at around 67 degrees, results in better sleep, but you donโ€™t want to open your window too far in winter or you risk getting sick nwherald.com/sponsored/arโ€ฆ
The entire 52nd floor of Four Seasons Hotel New York was demolished to create the Ty Warner Penthouse suite, a seven-year, 4,300-square-foot, USD 50 million investment. Each precious element of the master bedroom is a singular work of art and the rate is USD 50,000 per night press.fourseasons.com/newโ€ฆ
MythBusters once fired a cannonball at a bomb disposal range...and missed. Instead, it flew over 700 yards and through a bedroom in which a family was sleeping, eventually coming to a stop in a minivan. cnet.com/news/mythbustersโ€ฆ
A family's home was burned to the ground on Christmas Eve 1945. The parents and four children escaped unharmed. Five other children of theirs were trapped in upstairs bedrooms and presumably perished, but no remains were ever found and the search for the missing children continued for decades. smithsonianmag.com/historโ€ฆ
Howard Hughes bought an entire casino just so he could tear down their neon sign. Visible from Hughes' bedroom, it apparently had kept him up at night. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howโ€ฆ
William Shakespeare is credited with inventing several hundred words, among them "bedroom", "elbow", "monumental" and "assasination" shakespeare-online.com/biโ€ฆ
A man broke into Buckingham Palace in 1982. He entered Queen's bedroom, chatted with the queen for 10 minutes and then asked her for some cigarettes. theguardian.com/uk/1982/jโ€ฆ
Actress Candace Bergen's father left $10,000 to his ventriloquist dummy and zero to her. His will said the dummy had "been my constant companion...from whom I have never been separated even for a day." (The dummy had his own bedroom which was larger than Candace's). closerweekly.com/posts/caโ€ฆ
There are castles for sale in France cheaper than old two bedroom apartments in Australia. news.com.au/finance/real-โ€ฆ
Firefighters recommend closing your bedroom door at night in case of fire. Closed doors have been shown to strongly limit heat and carbon monoxide in the bedroom. It could save your life. youtu.be/k_L8tW5xWnk
A 3-bedroom house in Flint, Michigan can be bought for $420 homes.com/listing/1615445โ€ฆ
America's First Shopping Mall is Now Stuffed With Micro Homes: Inspired by ship construction, each of the 38 rental unitsโ€”which measure from 225 to 300 square feetโ€”includes a bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, and built-in storage. curbed.com/2014/8/29/1005โ€ฆ
Where flight attendants and pilots sleep during long haul flights. Some large planes have a secret stairway and tiny bedrooms above the main cabin. The bedrooms typically have 6-10 beds, depending on the plane, a storage area and some are equipped with entertainment systems. thisisinsider.com/secret-โ€ฆ
Billionaire Howard Hughes bought the small Silver Slipper casino only to re-position the hotel's trademark neon sign, which was visible from his bedroom and had been keeping him up at night. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howโ€ฆ
Warren Buffett (ranked world's wealthiest person in 2008) still lives in a 5 bedroom house he bought for $31,500 in 1957. realestate.aol.com/blog/2โ€ฆ
A local Chinese man has prevented over 300 suicides from the Yangtze River Bridge. Chen Si visits the bridge every day and offers help to anyone in distress, including followup phone calls and even occasionally offering his spare bedroom. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanโ€ฆ
The shortest will in the world was two words: "Vลกe ลพenฤ›" (Czech, "everything to wife"), scrawled on the bedroom wall of a man realizing his imminent death en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holโ€ฆ
Today I learned of Yobai; an ancient Japanese custom where young men would creep into young women's bedrooms to seek sexual intercourse. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yobโ€ฆ
Napoleon Bonaparte ordered the Mona Lisa removed from the Louvre in 1800 and directed that she be hung on the wall in the bedroom of his Tuileries Palace suite. She was later sent back to the Louvre after Napoleon crowned himself the Emperor of France in 1804. nytimes.com/2005/04/06/arโ€ฆ
In July 2010 Sogen Kato was thought to be the oldest living Japanese man until his remains were discovered in his bedroom where he died 32 years before en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sogโ€ฆ
In 1920, J. R. R. Tolkien wrote letters to his children as Father Christmas, along with illustrations of his home near the North Pole, and planted it in the youngster's bedroom. He wrote them until 1943, and with each passing year, his stories became more elaborate and character-filled. lettersofnote.com/2011/06โ€ฆ
A blind cat named Homer risked his own life to save his owner. As the owner put it, one terrifying Miami night, Homer flung himself at a man whoโ€™d broken into her apartment while she slept, chasing the intruder out of her bedroom and all the way out the front door. huffingtonpost.com/gwen-cโ€ฆ
A particle called neutrino can pass through matter (including our bodies) undetected. Plus, we can compare it to sun rays passing through your bedroom window. Similarly matter is transparent to nutrinos. These particles with almost no mass (some claim 0 mass) were not discovered until 1956! scientificamerican.com/arโ€ฆ
While at the University of Pennsylvania, Elon Musk bought a 10-bedroom fraternity house and converted it to a nightclub en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eloโ€ฆ
September 16th is the most common birthday in the United States. It's hypothesized that dropping temperatures in autumn draw people indoors and into their bedrooms. sanluisobispo.com/living/โ€ฆ
Carlos Boozer once rented his house out to Prince. While he was living there, Prince replaced the gate with the Prince symbol, dyed the fountain purple, and turned a bedroom into a hair salon. After he left, Prince gave Boozer a check to cover all the damages. sportsgrid.com/nba/carlosโ€ฆ
There is a 31 year old, unsolved, brutal quadruple murder. Men, women and children were murdered and kidnapped. But 3 young boys were found, uninjured, in the bedroom the next morning. Authorities don't know who did it, or why. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kedโ€ฆ
Sarah Winchester, the widow of gun magnate William Wirt Winchester, believed that she was haunted by the ghosts of the victims who got killed by Winchester rifles. Thus, she built a massive mansion to these ghosts in order to please them. This mansion has 40 bedrooms and 47 fireplaces. winchestermysteryhouse.coโ€ฆ
Anna Williams received a bizarre poem lamenting her absence from her home on the night of April 28th, 1979. The author of the letter? The serial killer, BTK, who had been waiting in her bedroom closet that night. cracked.com/article_19764โ€ฆ
Playboy Hugh Hefner in his last years was a shrunken elderly figure, fragile, lonely and slightly sad, and perhaps incapable of achieving real intimacy. His bedroom was littered with old magazines and papers because he hoarded everything hollywoodreporter.com/newโ€ฆ
A living room is not a family room and the two are often confused. A family room often flows into a kitchen (sometimes without visual wall breaks) meant for socializing and recreation/activity. A living room often borders a bedroom and is for socializing, lounging, and relaxing. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Famโ€ฆ
Once Prince rented a 12 million dollar mansion from basketball player Carlos Boozer, and proceeded to paint the house with purple stripes, his album title, and install purple monogrammed carpeting in the master bedroom. people.com/celebrity/prinโ€ฆ
One third of married couples in Canada have separate bedrooms. canadian-health.ca/1_6/55โ€ฆ
A successful real estate investment in Nigeria can earn an returns as high as 30-35 percent, while rental income yields in cities such as Lagos and Abuja can easily reach 10 percent. Property in Lagos is among the most expensive in the world with two-bedroom flats costing more than $1 million reuters.com/article/us-niโ€ฆ
A group of Mennonite men sprayed anaesthetic through bedroom windows at night, sedating entire families so they could rape the women. time.com/time/world/articโ€ฆ
In 1881, Navy engineers invented the first ever air conditioner with a lot of ice and a series of fans in order to cool President Garfield's bedroom during the summer months after he was confined to his bed after being shot. historyreplaystoday.com/2โ€ฆ
It's been 125 years(Aug. 4, 1892) since Lizzie Borden may have given her father and stepmother wacks with a hatchet and been charged, then acquitted of their murders. You can spend a night at the Lizzie Borden B&B, tour the murder scene and stay overnight in Lizzie's bedroom history.com/news/9-thingsโ€ฆ
The Murphy bed is named after William L Murphy who needed a way to hide his bed in order to have a girl over to his one bedroom apartment b/c of the moral codes of the times. mentalfloss.com/article/3โ€ฆ
Robert Downey Jr. once blacked out and was found asleep in the bedroom of his neighbor's 11 year old child vanityfair.com/hollywood/โ€ฆ
As od 2010, Joseph Stalin's daughter, Svetlana, lived in a one bedroom apartment in Richland Center, Wisconsin. archive.jsonline.com/newsโ€ฆ
Gerald Ford's 24 year old son, Jack, moved into a bedroom in the White House after he became president. During elections, he used to say, "I'm here to reelect my father. I'm not just saying that because I want to stay in the White House" rollingstone.com/politicsโ€ฆ
Popcorn ceiling which was popular from the late 1950s to the 1980s was the standard for bedroom and residential hallway ceilings for its bright, white appearance, noise reduction qualities and ability to hide imperfections. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popโ€ฆ
Someone tried to blow up the Eiffel Tower because its light was shining through his bedroom keeping him awake at night. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Letโ€ฆ
H.H. Holmes, a 19th century serial killer, opened a hotel which he had designed and built for himself specifically with murder in mind. It included soundproofed bedrooms, trap doors, walls lined with blow torches, and two incinerators. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._โ€ฆ
Norwegian oil company Statoil is selling one of their oil platforms. "Well kept 20 bedroom platform for sale. Panorama sea view and plenty of room for a helicopter." statoil.com/en/NewsAndMedโ€ฆ
The Kingdom of Talossa is one of the earliest known micronations, established in 1979 in its 14-year-old Milwaukee founder's bedroom. It claims 493 registered citizens and "Manos: The Hands of Fate" to be its national motion picture. kingdomoftalossa.net/indeโ€ฆ
Hugh Hefner has said in interviews that he would like the Playboy Mansion to be purchased by the Playboy Foundation and used as a Graceland-type attraction after his death. As the house is owned by the company rather than him, Hefner pays $25,000/month for his bedroom books.google.ca/books?id=โ€ฆ

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