The X-Files episode "Home" (S4, Ep2), is widely considered the most disturbing episode, and was inspired by a story from Charlie Chaplin's autobiography in which he was unexpectedly introduced to a legless man who slept in a cupboard and performed strange tricks and dances mentalfloss.com/article/6…
A French woman, Marie Belmont-Gobert, hid a British soldier in a cramped cupboard in her house from Jan 1915 to the end of WWI in 1918, despite German officers living in her home and socialising in the room the cupboard was in. She received an OBE post-war. Cupboard is in museum in U.K. lookandlearn.com/history-…
During prohibition, grape farmers would make semi-solid grape concentrates called wine bricks, which were then sold with the warning "After dissolving the brick in a gallon of water, do not place the liquid in a jug away in the cupboard for twenty days, because then it would turn into wine" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro…
Today I learned of a table called "the cupboard" in Middle Temple Hall in London, reputedly made from timbers of The Golden Hind, the famous galleon and privateer used by Sir Francis Drake to circumnavigate the globe in the 1570s en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gol…
During prohibition, solid grape concentrate was sold with the warning message, "After dissolving the brick in a gallon of water, do not place the liquid in a jug away in the cupboard for twenty days, because then it would turn into wine." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Win…
Roger Taylor was so fond of his song "I'm in Love with My Car" that he urged Freddie Mercury to allow it to be the B-side to "Bohemian Rhapsody", to the point where he locked himself in a cupboard until Mercury agreed. The song ended up generating equal royalties just because it was the B-side. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I'm…
Prohibition era grape juice mix came with a warning: "After dissolving the brick in a gallon of water, do not place the liquid in a jug away in the cupboard for twenty days, because then it would turn into wine" drinks.seriouseats.com/20…
A homeless woman in Tokyo stowed away in the cupboard of a stranger's apartment, where she lived undetected for a year. She came out to eat food from the fridge and use the bathroom when the owner went out. gizmodo.com/394396/securi…
Charles Manson, leader of the Manson Family who went on a murder spree in the late 1960', was arrested by police after being found in a tiny bathroom cupboard due to his hair sticking out of the door. edition.cnn.com/2008/CRIM…
Vintners sold wine bricks during the prohibition with the explicit warning not to leave the juice from them in a jug in the cool cupboard for 21 days, or it would turn into wine. smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
Singapore Airlines has a corpse cupboard to store people who die mid-flight. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air…
During prohibition, grape farmers sold grape concentrates with a warning label that read: "After dissolving the brick in a gallon of water, do not place the liquid in a jug away in the cupboard for twenty days, because then it would turn into wine" en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/P…
"The Indian in the Cupboard" is book one of five part series involving time travel and arming Iroquois warriors with modern weaponry. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
In the UK version of "Lilo and Stitch", the scene of Lilo hiding in a clothes dryer was redrawn so that way Lilo's hiding in a cupboard with a pizza box for a door to prevent little kids from imitating the act of hiding in a dryer. movie-censorship.com/repo…
The Scottish used to keep porridge in a cupboard drawer, and when it went hard, cut out slices and fry them thespruce.com/brief-histo…
That, after writing "I'm In Love with my Car," Roger Taylor was so fond of the song that he locked himself in a cupboard until Freddie Mercury agreed to release it on the B-side of Bohemian Rhapsody's single. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%2…
Singapore Airlines have corpse cupboards in the inconvenient case of someone dying mid flight theguardian.com/business/…
Some Singapore Airlines aircraft have a corpse cupboard to store people who die mid-flight. theguardian.com/business/…
The last time the Monty Python team ever appeared together on camera was in the 1989 TV special 'Parrot Sketch Not Included' hosted by Steve Martin, appearing in a cupboard right at the end of the show. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Par…
The space under the stairs, such as the "cupboard under the stairs" is called a "spandrel". J.K. Rowling is not to be faulted for opting for the former phrase - "spandrel" can also refer to nearly a half-dozen other architectural items. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spa…
Queen drummer Roger Taylor locked himself in a cupboard until Freddy Mercury agreed to put Taylor's song "I'm in Love With My Car" as the B-side to Bohemian Rhapsody en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%2…
The first Neanderthal skull was found in Gibraltar its discovery predates that of the "original" Neanderthal discovery but no one realised its importance at the time and it lay forgotten in a cupboard for years. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/G…
A woman lived in a man's cupboard for a whole year without his knowledge. dailymail.co.uk/news/arti…
During Prohibition, winemakers would sell bricks of dried grape concentrate, with a warning that read, "After dissolving the brick in a gallon of water, do not place the liquid in a jug away in the cupboard for twenty days, because then it would turn into wine." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro…
A woman lived undetected for a year in a bedroom cupboard independent.co.uk/news/wo…
Singapore Airlines introduced a special cupboard on their A340 aircraft to store the bodies of anyone who happened to die on the flight. ft.com/cms/s/2/689a1618-8…
There are microscopic weevil eggs in ALL grain products (pasta, rice, etc,) and that if you leave them in your cupboard for too long they will hatch. barryfarm.com/How_tos/how…
Emily Davison, a suffragette in England, hide in a cupboard in chapel of The Palace of Westminster on the night of the 1911 census so that she could legitimately record her address as being "The House of Commons" and make the claim to the same political rights as men. blog.findmypast.co.uk/201…
The man who played the Native American in "The Indian in the Cupboard" is now a rapper and an indigenous rights activist. litefoot.com
The suffragette Emily Davidson hid in a cupboard in the crypt of the Palace of Westminster on the night of the 1911 census so that she could legitimately give her place of residence that night as the House of Commons. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emi…
Litefoot, the man who plays "Little Bear," from "The Indian in the Cupboard," is a rapper. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/L…
On the longest non-stop flight from Newark to Singapore, Singapore Airlines equips the plane with cupboards big enough to store corpses of passengers that die en route. guardian.co.uk/business/2…
Singapore Airlines new fleet of A340's features a "corpse cupboard" guardian.co.uk/business/2…
The actor who played the Indian in Indian and The Cupboard is the same actor who played Nightwolf in Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. m.imdb.com/name/nm0514342…
The Ancient Egyptians did not have cupboards but stored things in reed baskets. historyonthenet.com/Egypt…

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