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The most successful Pirate Captain was a Chinese prostitute with 80,000 sailors working for her.
The woman who underwent the world’s first successful womb transplant became pregnant in 2013.
An Iraqi man moved to Australia and used the Welfare System as income. Years later, he became successful and wrote a check to the government for every cent they gave him.
George Foreman has made more money by selling his grills than for his successful boxing career.
Rudolf Diesel, who invented the Diesel engine, committed suicide in 1913 because he didn’t think his invention would be successful.
Warren Buffett, the most successful investor of the 20th century, doesn’t carry a mobile phone or have a computer on his desk, and drives his own car.
In 2003, Leonardo Da Vinci’s machines were built and tested according to his original designs for a documentary. Some were successful and others proved to be impractical.
The Hindenburg made 17 successful transatlantic trips before catching fire.
Lyudmila Pavlichenko, the most successful female sniper in history, was credited with 309 kills during WW2, including 36 snipers.
The 1962 escape from Alcatraz, the only successful one, is still under investigation by the U.S. Marshals Service.
Dragonflies can get fat. They become less successful at finding a mate.
People in the most successful marriages spend an average of 5 more hours a week being together and talking, marriage researcher John Gottman found.
When Nintendo had a fall in revenue from the less successful Wii U, its CEO cut his pay in half for 5 months.
Deliveries by pigeon post during the Second World War were 95% successful.
When they are successful, wolves do not eat in moderation. A single animal can consume 9 kg of meat at a sitting. The highest ranking wolf will eat first and what cannot be consumed is left for the scavengers, even although the wolf may have to wait another three days for its next meal.