The closet border between the US and Russia is Big Diomede and Little Diomede, which are 2.4 miles apart, but are separated by 21 hours due to the International Date Line apimagesblog.com/new-arct…
The first openly gay doll, Gay Bob, came out of the closet in 1977 kqed.org/arts/13880161/me…
Today I learned of a woman who gave her neighbor a β€˜box of sex toys’ to hold on to. 6 months later the neighbor noticed a stench coming from her closet where the box was stored. She finally opened it and found a decomposing severed head inside. It was the original woman’s husband. nypost.com/2019/10/04/wom…
In January 2018, a disturbed gunman broke into the home of youtubers Gavin Free (of Slow-Mo Guys / Achievement Hunter Fame) and Meg Turney, intending to murder Free and kidnap Turney. The couple survived by hiding in a closet until police arrived, at which point the gunman killed himself. variety.com/2018/digital/…
A Navajo blanket was appraised on PBS’s β€œAntiques Roadshow” for $500,000. After seeing the broadcast, a disabled man realized he had a similar blanket which had been sitting in his closet for 7 years. He took it to an auctioneer and its final bid was $1.5 million. cnbc.com/2017/11/20/krytz…
The original prints of The Passion of Joan of Arc, one of the most famous silent films of all time, were destroyed in a fire in 1927, and for decades it was thought they had been lost for ever, until they were rediscovered in 1981... lying in a janitor's closet in a Norwegian mental hospital. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Journalist Michael Musto takes credit for 'outing' Rosie O'Donnell and Ellen DeGeneres. Musto said "you have to educate the new people and say, 'Guess what, they were in the closet at one point'." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Out…
Once Mr. Rogers opened the door of his closet on set to hang up his jacket, only to find a blow-up sex doll. Michael Keaton β€” then a young stagehand β€” had put it in there. jsonline.com/story/entert…
Jay Leno had nowhere to live when he first got to LA and would hide in the closets at open houses until the realtor left; allowing him to illegally have a place to stay for up to 3 days sometimes. time.com/money/5277270/ja…
Don Simpson, producer of such films as Top Gun and Beverly Hills Cop, and partner of Jerry Bruckheimer died with 21 different drugs in his system. He had 15 doctors prescribing him pills and had 2,200 pills lined up in alphabetical order in his closet. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don…
Referring to a bathroom or water closet as a Crapper, stems from Thomas Crapper. Thomas was an English businessman and plumber that made significant improvements to toilet design. He held 3 toilet patents and we still use most of them today. courses.washington.edu/ce…
Michael Keaton pranked Mister Rogers by putting a sex doll in his set closet. Rogers responded humorously to the prank by waltzing the doll around the set. jsonline.com/story/entert…
The real Cheyenne Mountain Complex contains a location called Stargate Command. It is a broom closet. atlasobscura.com/places/c…
Charlotte Rae (Mrs. Garrett from Facts of Life) divorced her husband when he came out of the closet after 25-yrs of marriage. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
David Bowie considered himself a "closet heterosexual," having declared himself gay in 1972 then bisexual in 1976, but ultimately admitted that those declarations were a mistake. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dav…
In 1957 Tulsa Oklahoma buried a Plymouth Belvedere to commemorate Oklahoma’s 50th anniversary. In addition, citizens entered guesses as to what Tulsa’s population would be in 2007, closets person would win the car. When the vault was opened it was filled with water and the car was ruined. blog.amsoil.com/story-of-…
The first openly gay doll, Gay Bob, was launched in 1977. He had a pierced ear and his box was shaped like a closet. thechive.com/2009/01/08/g…
To protect the secrecy of their new armored "Landship" program, the British initially codenamed the vehicles "Water Carriers." Because of the association between the initials W.C. and water closets (bathrooms), they were quickly renamed "Tanks." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tan…
At the end of the South Park episode β€œTrapped in the Closet” All the names on the credits read either β€œJohn Smith” or β€œJane Smith” due to Tom Cruise’s and Scientologists’ reputation of suing people. southpark.wikia.com/wiki/…
In 1977, the first gay action figure was released and the packaging looked like a closet flashbak.com/gay-bob-the-…
During WWII the American military built a replica German village in the Utah desert as a testing ground for the bombing of civilian targets. The village was authentic down to the smallest details, including authentic German heavy furnishings, clothes hanging in closets and children's toys. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ger…
Bram Stoker, author of Dracula, was a closet homosexual. He even so far to write gay subtexts in Dracula and various other writings. thenewinquiry.com/coming-…
In 2004 after the airing of South Park's "Trapped in the Closet" Matt Stone and Trey Parker were followed and investigated by the Church of Scientology. hollywoodreporter.com/new…
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/secre…
The only reason Tom Cruise was literally in a closet in South Park, was Trey Parker getting around the legal repercussions of calling him gay directly. The Lawyers wouldn't allow it, so he rewrote the scene to have him trapped in a closet. youtube.com/watch?v=RaA3-…
A bag retained by astronaut Neil Armstrong after his historic Apollo 11 mission to the Moon in 1969 was found in Armstrong's closet by his wife shortly after his death in 2012 and is now in a museum airandspace.si.edu/exhibi…
The creators of South Park mocked Tom Cruise and Scientology at the end of their episode 'Trapped In The Closet' by changing all the credits at the end to John/Jane Smith. They did this because they knew of their reputation for suing people. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tra…
Most people outside Finland don't know about dish draining closet en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dis…
Between camera setups during filming for Star Trek TNG episode 'Descent,' Stephen Hawking "was placed in a closet-sized room at his request, because such solitude allowed him to think without distractions." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Des…
When Dr Seuss was stuck writing his books, he and his editor would go to a secret closet filled with hundreds of hats and wear them till the words came... collectorsweekly.com/arti…
White House Farms murderer Jeremy Bamber convicted after two female cousins of a victim refused to believe murder-suicide by his sister as he claimed. They searched the house themselves for clues and found the incriminating blood splattered silencer used to murder his entire family in a closet. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jer…
There is a broom closet inside Cheyenne Mountain Complex called "Stargate Command" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
A homeless woman secretly lived in a Japanese man's closet for a year without his knowledge. He began to suspect someone was eating his food and finally set up security cameras in his house. japantoday.com/category/c…
In the Olympics, the gun used to signal the beginning of a race gave an advantage to the athlete in the lane closet to the gun. They now have use speakers in each lane. elitefeet.com/olympic-sta…
After having the re-run episode of their Scientology episode of South Park "Trapped in the Closet" pulled from the air, Trey Parker and Matt Stone were quoted as saying, "So, Scientology, you may have won this battle, but the million-year war for earth has just begun." m.youtube.com/watch?v=kbG…
Jenna Miscavige Hill, the niece of the Chairman of Scientology, David Miscavige, first learned about the story of Xenu from watching the "Trapped in the Closet" episode of South Park. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tra…
$100,000,000 lawsuit claiming the film Sister Act was plagiarized from a book A Nun in the Closet. Disney offered $1,000,000 to settle of out court the but the plaintiffs declined. Eventually the judge found in favor of Disney and the other defendants, the plaintiffs got nothing. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sis…
There are 33 chapters of Trapped in the Closet en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tra…
Legendary drag mother Dorian Corey of Paris is Burning fame had a mummified body hidden in her closet for around 20 years that was only discovered upon her death atlasobscura.com/articles…
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_19764…
Motivational speaker born without arms or legs Nick Vujicic keeps a pair of shoes in his closet because of his belief in miracles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nic…
At the end of the South Park episode "Trapped in the Closet" All the names on the credits read either "John Smith" or "Jane Smith" due to Tom Cruises and Scientologists reputation for suing people en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tra…
Steve Jobs almost caused the indefinite delay of the original Apple Macintosh because he wanted to develop its floppy drive in-house. Engineer George Crow and others worked secretly with Sony to utilize their new 3.5" drive, even hiding a Sony engineer in a closet so Jobs wouldn't see him. folklore.org/StoryView.py…
The Mona Lisa was stolen in 1911. The thief hid in a closet overnight, took the painting off the wall when the museum was closed, and walked out with it under his cloak in the morning. historytoday.com/richard-…
The first openly gay doll, Gay Bob, was launched in 1977. He had a pierced ear, was anatomically correct, and his box was shaped like a closet. thechive.com/2009/01/08/g…
Inside the Cheyenne Mountain complex, there is a broom closet labeled "Stargate Command" to honor the TV show "Stargate SG-1". atlasobscura.com/places/c…
Geffen wanted to remove the baby's penis from the cover of Nirvana's "Nevermind" but Cobain said the only way he would agree is if they put a sticker on the penis that said "If you're offended by this, you must be a closet pedophile." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nev…
A man noticed that his food was going missing from his home and decided to set up a security camera. He discovered that a homeless woman had been secretly living in his closet for an entire year. metro.co.uk/2008/05/30/wo…
Robert Reed, the actor who played Mike Brady from the Brady Brunch, was in the closet most of his life and died HIV positive. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob…
Today I learned of Vincenzo Peruggia who 100 years ago hid in a closet until the coast was clear, pulled the Mona Lisa off the wall of the Louvre and simply walked out with it under his shirt. It took a full day for someone to notice!!! cnn.com/2013/11/18/world/…

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