Whoo, another late post. At least it was it was not completely forgotten (as Whimsical Wednesday was). Enjoy!
The American Humane Society monitored the filming of scenes involving Brooks’ crow. During the scene where he fed it a maggot, the AHS objected on the grounds that it was cruel to the maggot, and required that they use a maggot that had died from natural causes. One was found, and the scene was filmed. Source.
The city of Dallas, Texas has lost every single one of 82 court cases against the same man, Robert Groden, over several decades. Source.
Earnest Hemingway was a failed KGB spy. Source.
Jalapeños, cayennes, and habaneros can lower high cholesterol, protect from heart disease and cancers, relieve pain, and encourage weight loss because of a chemical called capsaicin. Source.
There was an FBI agent who went undercover in the Gambino crime family for three years. He was almost family when the investigation came to an end. His name was Joaquin “Jack” Garcia. Source.
There are Tetris world championships and they play on the original Nintendo system.