In 2013, 9 lost episodes of Doctor Who from 1968 were found in the storeroom of a TV station in Nigeria cbsnews.com/news/lost-doc…
In 2014 the CDC once found a smallpox sample that they had lost and didn’t even know it. It was just laying around in some random storeroom. npr.org/2014/07/08/329884…
When the USS West Virgina was finally raised after being sunk during the bombing of Pearl Harbor, deceased men were found in an airtight storeroom. On the calendar, 16 days were crossed off in red pencil. community.seattletimes.nw…
After Pearl Harbor three men were trapped deep in the USS West Virginia for 16 days which they marked on the wall of the storeroom they had found shelter in. Soldiers were unable to reach them and no one wanted guard duty near the ship due to the incessant banging of the trapped survivors. warhistoryonline.com/feat…
Mama Cass Elliot lived in a "secret" storeroom in the basement of a corner store in Laurel Canyon before she made it big totally-la.com/the-la-hom…
Today I learned of Joseph Konopka, known as his self-given nickname "Dr. [email protected]," who, with his group known as "The Realm of [email protected]," went on a rampant vandalism spree. He also hoarded cyanide in unused storerooms in a subway station by picking the locks. When asked why, he said "I don't have a real good reason." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos…
Today I learned of a clandestine group of French artists called 'UX', who in 2006 infiltrated the famous Pantheon Mausoleum in Paris and spent several months secretly restoring the buildings' 19th Century clock, all while operating out of a lavish workshop they'd built in a forgotten storeroom. wired.com/2012/01/ff_ux/
When 2 Ancient Egyptian mummies were placed in a storeroom by a New Orleans university and forgotten over time, they ended up "attending" 3 Super Bowls in the 1970s, as the storeroom was located under the university's football stadium. sports.yahoo.com/news/nfl…
3 men survived for 16 days in a storeroom on the sunk USS West Virgina following the attack on Pearl Harbor, incapable of rescue. open.salon.com/blog/matt_…

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