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The world’s smallest magnetic data storage unit is made of just 12 atoms.
A”moment” was a medieval unit of time. One hour had 40 moments.
A “butt” was a Medieval unit of measure for wine.
During WW1, a lone Portuguese soldier convinced the Germans that they were fighting against an entire unit.
A ‘batman’ was a unit of weight in the Ottoman Empire.
The special forces unit that rescued Captain Phillips was the same unit that killed Osama Bin Laden two years later.
Despite being incarcerated in internment camps, thousands of Japanese-Americans fought for America in WWII— they had their own fighting unit.
Espresso has more caffeine per unit volume than most coffee beverages, but because the usual serving size is much smaller, the total caffeine content is less than a mug of standard brewed coffee.
Unit 684 was a South Korean black-ops team of 31 convicted criminals whose mission was to kill North Korea’s premier Kim Il-sung. They mutinied, hijacked a bus, and were shot by the army or committed suicide.
Wolves develop close relationships and strong social bonds. They often demonstrate deep affection for their family and may even sacrifice themselves to protect the family unit.