After 25 years of wondering about a strange dip in the floor beneath his couch, a man in Plymouth, England finally dug down into his home's foundation and found a medieval well 33 feet deep, along with an old sword hidden deep inside. aol.com/2012/08/30/colin-…
Claire Redfield from Resident Evil 2 (1998) was voiced by Alyson Court- the actress that played Loonette the Clown from The Big Comfy Couch. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aly…
On November 30, 1954, a grapefruit-sized meteorite crashed through the roof of a farm house in Oak Grove, Alabama, bounced off a large wooden console radio, and hit Ann Hodges while she napped on a couch. This was the first documented extraterrestrial object to have injured a human being. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syl…
Today I learned of Ann Hodges, the only known and confirmed meteorite victim in human history. The meteorite breaks through their ceiling one afternoon in 1954 while she was sleeping on her couch and left a large bruise in her thigh. The meteorite was eventually donated to Alabama Museum of Natural History. nationalgeographic.com/ne…
Disney cut a post-credits 'casting couch' reference scene (between the Prospector and two Barbie dolls) from Toy Story 2 when they re-released the DVD in 2019 alongside the theatrical release of Toy Story 4. variety.com/2019/film/new…
Today I learned of Gayle Grinds, who after being couch ridden for 6 years had become fused to the couch and died during surgery to remove it. ergogenics.org/480-pound-…
To demonstrate the ability of drones to accomplish work while swarming, researchers programmed flying robot quadrotors to perform the James Bond Theme by playing various instruments including the keyboard, drums and maracas, a cymbal, and the debut of an adapted guitar built from a couch frame. youtu.be/_sUeGC-8dyk
Today I learned of J.I. Rodale, an early supporter of organic eating and farming. While on the Dick Cavett show, at the age of 72, Rodale said "I've never felt better in my life" and "I'm going to live to be 100..." Minutes later Rodale died on the couch while the next guest was being interviewed by Cavett. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._…
"affluenza" teen Ethan Couch Couch used to drive himself to school at the age of thirteen. When the head of the school questioned that practice, his father threatened to buy the school. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eth…
Stalin had a cerebral haemorrhage and lay on a couch in his room. People were afraid of entering his room. It took until 22:30 for anybody to check on him. He died after three days. smithsonianmag.com/histor…
When the "affluenza teen" Ethan Couch was 13, he was allowed to drink and to drive himself to school. When the head of the school objected, Couch's father threatened to buy the school. fox4kc.com/2015/12/21/pro…
In the movie Titanic, When Jack draws Rose on the couch, the hand shown drawing is actually of James Cameron, a gifted artist who drew the picture. Cameron also drew all the sketches of the "French girls" Jack carried in his binder. The scene was also the first one filmed for the movie. titanicuniverse.com/titan…
The Couch Gag in The Simpsons intro developed into a clever way to adjust the show's runtime as needed. simpsons.wikia.com/wiki/C…
The terms β€˜sofa’ and β€˜couch’ aren’t technically the same thing.They have multiple differences, one being that a sofa has two armrests while a couch has one or none homedit.com/whats-the-dif…
"that orange couch" from The Wire was originally found in a dumpster by the set crew and used in the Pilot; a month later when the show was picked up, they spent $5,000 building a new couch from scratch because someone threw out the old one. americantelevisionblog.wo…
A woman was found dead on the couch of her London apartment 3 years after her death. The TV was still on & a mountain of mail had built up behind the front door. guardiannews.com/film/201…
A year before "affluenza" teen Ethan Couch killed 4 people while driving drunk, he was caught with alcohol and a naked, passed-out 14-yr-old in his truck. Since then, his mother was convicted of forcing another vehicle off the road and his father was arrested for impersonating a police officer. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eth…
While filming "Blues Brothers," John Belushi disappeared from the set. Dan Ackroyd went door to door looking for him. A homeowner told him, β€œOh, you mean Belushi? He came in here an hour ago and raided my fridge. He’s asleep on my couch.” vanityfair.com/hollywood/…
A 480 pound woman died after having spent her last 6 years of her life stuck in a couch and died attached to the couch as well. By the time of her death, her skin had literally became one with the fabric of the sofa. wftv.com/news/news/480-po…
John Belushi disappeared off the set of 'Blues Brothers' (1980) one night. On a hunch, Dan Aykroyd went to the nearest house with lights on; "Belushi? He came in here an hour ago and raided my fridge. He’s asleep on my couch." The confused homeowner informed him. vanityfair.com/online/osc…
ESPN had a sports-themed restaurant and entertainment chain, and featured a competitive sitting and TV watching competition called The Ultimate Couch Potato. The 2010 winner broke the Guinness World Record for uninterrupted television viewing by sitting for 3 days. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ESP…
An unsolved problem in mathematics is about moving the largest possible couch around a given corner. math.ucdavis.edu/~romik/m…
The Simpson's couch gag is frequently used by the show's writers to make the show longer or shorter, depending on the length of the episode itself. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
There has only been one confirmed case of a person being hit by a meteor. Ann Hodges was napping on the couch when the rock broke through her ceiling, bounced off her radio and bruised her upper thigh. news.nationalgeographic.c…
After Ed Sheeran's finished his London college music course, he couch surfed for 2 and half years, slept rough outside Buckingham Palace and caught up on sleep on the London Underground between gigs in order to break his way into the music industry smh.com.au/entertainment/…
La Peregrina was one of the largest pearls in the world. The slave who found it was granted freedom. It passed hands from Phillip II of Spain; Napoleon; and others. It was later lost in a couch in Windsor Castle. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_…
The actress who played Loonette on The Big Comfy Couch was also the voice of Lydia in Beetlejuice, the voice of Claire Redfield in the Resident Evil game franchise, and is a successful voice actress and voice director for 'Numb Chucks' aol.com/article/2016/05/0…
Even though the government has minted 300 billion since 1787, only 140 to 200 billion pennies are actually in circulation today. 100 to 160 billion pennies are thrown into fountains, lost in couch cushions, dropped down subway grates, etc. mentalfloss.com/article/6…
John Couch Adams calculated the existence of Neptune, using mathematics, before the planet was ever observed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
A clinic in Cape Cod once offered a coupon for a free pizza as part of their March Madness Vasectomy promotion, so men can watch the basketball games while on couch rest and get a free pizza newsfeed.time.com/2012/03…
In 1965 Charles Linster broke the world record for the most nonstop pushups w/ 6,006. He only stopped at 6,006 because his couch didn't want him to harm himself unknowingly. 69 days later he broke his neck, paralyzing him permanently. recordholders.org/en/list…
In Seinfeld S6 E5 "The Couch" Jerry and Elaine's conversation about being pro choice was portrayed in Kramer and Poppie's argument over whether or not a pizza becomes a pizza when it is out of the oven or when it is made en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Thomas Jefferson had a Mockingbird named Dick that he would sing duets with, play violin with while the bird would sing, and even have the bird sing him to sleep on the couch en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dic…
Semantic satiation/saturation is a psychological phenomenon in which repetition causes a word or phrase to temporarily lose meaning for the listener, who then perceives the speech as repeated meaningless sounds. Couch couch couch couch couch couch couch couch couch couch couch couch couch. mentalfloss.com/article/7…
In the Tarantino Universe, Lt. Aldo Raine is Floyd's (the stoner on the couch from True Romance) great grandfather. Both were played by Brad Pitt. inglouriousbasterds.wikia…
The Finnish have a word that refers to "drinking on the couch in your underwear". That word is "kalsarikannit". Pronounced "KAL-sar-ee-can-it". mic.com/articles/169140/t…
You're more likely to get killed by your couch then your average terrorist. snallabolaget.com/?p=2213
Ethan Couch KILLED 4 people and Paralyzed one, but due to his families wealth and privileges and irresponsibility, he was sentenced to ten years PROBATION by Judge Jean Boyd. cnn.com/2013/12/11/us/tex…
A woman was found dead on the couch of her London apartment with the TV still on more than 2 years after her death. news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_ne…
Jenny Craig was unable to speak for five years due to a freak accident brought on by being woken by a loud commercial while sleeping on the couch edition.cnn.com/TRANSCRIP…
The British Potato Council led a campaign to get rid of the phrase "couch potato" and replace it with "couch slouch". This included protests outside Parliament and the offices of the Oxford English Dictionary. news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/41…
In The Simpsons, couch gag at the beginning of each episode makes it easier for production to extend the length of the episode if needed. The typical couch gag lasts about 5 seconds while the longest one on record lasts 46 seconds. miscfacts.com/simpsons-fa…
Eric Whitaker, star of popular amateur series Backroom Casting Couch, has herpes and once posted his positive test results publicly on twitter. phoenixnewtimes.com/news/…
There's a website for people that will let you crash on their couch while you're traveling. couchsurfing.org/index.ht…
Google street view is available INSIDE the Grand Canyon! visit the grand canyon from your couch! maps.google.com/?ll=36.06…
There is only one verified person in modern history to have been hit by a meteorite; Ann Hodges was struck in 1954 in Sylacauga, Alabama while taking a nap on her couch. curiosity.com/memes/ann-h…
A 480 pound woman, bedridden for nearly six years, died after her skin grew into the couch fabric ergogenics.org/480-pound-…
Eric Whittacker, the owner/star of 'Backroom Casting Couch' could be arrested for knowingly spreading am STD after he tweeted an STD test showing he has herpes. Unfortunately, that is not illegal in Arizona, where they film. ulsterrambler.wordpress.c…
Freud's famous couch was a gift from a patient, Madame Benvenisti. This couch is now on display at the Freud Museum in London and continues to be covered in Persian rugs, just as it was when Freud used it for years of psychoanalysis. slate.com/blogs/the_eye/2…
There is a reality show called The People's Couch where you watch people as they watch TV. It is now on season four. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…

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