TIL of a guy who made a chicken sandwich literally from scratch -- he grew a garden harvested wheat slaughtered a chicken travelled to boil ocean water for salt etc -- it took him 6 months and cost him $1500. He didn't think it tasted very good.
TIL of Mark Felt; the Watergate scandal whistleblower known as "Deep Throat." As deputy director he was the second highest ranking official in the entire FBI at the time he was leaking critical information which led to the resignation of Richard Nixon in 1974.
TIL that there is a New York City based company Same Ole Line Dudes who's service is to wait in lines for people. They have a weekly revenue of $1000 and once had a $14000 day simply waiting for iPhones.
TIL in 1997 two men inspired by movie Heat tried to rob US bank while being heavily armed and wearing custom made body armor. In deadly shootout that followed police was so outgunned that had to borrow weapons from gun store nearby. Whole shootout was captured on camera from helicopter