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At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, first prize is the wife’s weight in beer.
About one-third of designated drivers have at least one drink while carrying the title.
Dogs were used as messengers in WW1, carrying orders to the front lines in capsules attached to their bodies.
During WW2, Allied forces sunk 3 ships carrying concentration camp survivors by accident, killing almost 10,000 survivors.
Police in Chile arrested in 2009 a woman bound for Spain who was carrying suitcases made from (rather than filled with) 20 kilos (44lb) of cocaine.
International flights carrying the Pope use the callsign “Shepherd One.”
There was only one plane allowed to take off after flights were grounded on September 11, 2001. It was a plane carrying antivenin to a man bitten by a highly venomous snake.
Over 90% of women who learn that they are carrying a baby with Down Syndrome, will choose abortion over keeping their baby.
J.D. Salinger arrived in Normandy on D-Day carrying with him a work in progress: “Catcher in the Rye”.
Wolves feed their young by carrying chewed-up food in their stomachs and throwing up, or “regurgitating”, the food for the pups when they come back to the den.