In 1986, the Rutan Voyager became the first plane to fly around the world without stopping or refueling. The trip took 9 days and still holds the record for the longest crewed flight without refueling.
In 1958–59, two men kept a Cessna 172 airplane aloft for 64 days. Twice a day they would descend to 20 feet to refuel from a ground-based truck.
"Flip This House" and "Flip That House" both premiered on different cable TV networks within 10 days of each other in July 2005.
In 1631, the royal printers in London missed a word when they were printing the Bible. As as result, one of the Ten Commandments reads "thou shalt commit adultery". Most copies of this edition were immediately destroyed, but 15 survive to this day and are quite valuable. It is known as the "Wicked Bible".
The Bayer company, inventors of Aspirin, might be the most scandal-plagued company of all time. During the Holocaust, they provided the Nazi government with Zyklon B for use in the gas chambers. In the 1980s, they sold AIDS tainted blood. Later, they were responsible for the deaths of 24 children in Peru who consumed pesticide which resembled powdered milk. In 2018, Bayer acquired Monsanto.