The oldest known dictionary is on a series of cuneiform tablets from the Akkadian Empire with bilingual word lists in Sumerian and Akkadian. It was discovered in Ebla in modern Syria and dates from the early millennium BC.
Located in one of the flattest places on the face of this planet are the unexplained Sailing Stones of Racetrack Playa, Death Valley, California. The rocks move leaving clearly visible tracks behind them.
The Codex Gigas. The largest medieval manuscript in existence. Written by a single scribe in the century. Sometimes called The Devil's Bible because of the large, unexplained picture of Satan in the middle of the book.
Vogelherd Cave, Vogelherdhöhlen - Year-Old Mammoth Figurine -- Length: 37 mm; Weight: grams -- Carved from mammoth ivory, this figurine is one of the oldest know pieces of individual artwork in the archaeological record.
Nicolae Minovici - The Doctor Who Hanged Himself for Science - Minovici undertook a comprehensive study of death by hanging. Inspired by his research, he decided to find out, first-hand, what it would feel like to die in this way.
'Tom Thumb' -- Charles Sherwood Stratton was born 4 January and his growth virtually stopped at six months, reaching only one meter at adulthood. He was picked up by P. Barnum and became a huge circus success as "General Tom Thumb.