On Thursday the US Congress passed the financial reform bill, aimed at further regulating the financial industry to prevent a repeat of 2008's Lehman Brothers' collapse. Early on Friday morning Washington DC was hit by an earthquake. Sure, it was mild, measuring only 3.6 on the richter scale, but it's the biggest earthquake ever recorded in Washington. Coincidence? We think not. Read more: MSNBC
The filming of The Beach permanently damaged the ecosystem on the Thai island it was located on.