The real former leader of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev starred in a Pizza Hut commercial. What more can I say?

If potatoes consisting of 99% water dry so that they are 98% water, they lose 50% of their weight.

A Christian chapel decorated by the bones of approximately 40,000 people.

The true story of how a Weird Al Yankovic parody caused the article for Atlantic Records to be regularly vandalized

A low-budget film created by a fertilizer salesman from Texas, which is largely considered to be the worst film of all time.

A Humboldt penguin who gained worldwide fame after apparently falling in love with a cutout of an anime character.

Briefly ceded to the ACT to give it access to the sea despite not bordering the ACT.

In the depth of Eastern Siberia there's a place with street names in Yiddish, even though 99% of its population is not Jewish.

An audience favorite from Beethoven's oeuvre. It's gleefully angry, but the maestro left it unfinished.

An African jazz band from the 1970s whose membership included two future Burkinabé leaders, Thomas Sankara and Blaise Compaoré, with the latter overthrowing the other in a 1987 coup. Unbelievably, the band's name was purely coincidental.

A Hitler-themed Indian restaurant, formerly known as "Hitlers' Cross" [sic].

A festive music challenge where you have to avoid listening to a certain Christmas song throughout the Christmas period. Perfect if you're not a fan of George Michael.

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