Did the Black Death Kill 200 Million?
The Black Death, which hit Europe in 1347, claimed an astonishing 200 million lives in just four years.
Social Media Censorship in China
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and The New York Times have been blocked in China since 2009.
Paying for College Then vs. Now
College tuition priced at $20,000 in 1977 → $303,336.44 in 2021.
Which Countries Eat Cockroaches?
Cockroaches are served fried in China, Thailand and other Asian countries.
Does Sleep Affect Weight Loss?
We lose over a pound of weight during sleep by exhaling.
Are Fortune Cookies a Chinese Tradition?
Fortune cookies are not a traditional Chinese custom. They were invented in early 1900 in San Francisco.
What is Western European Ancestry?
Half of all Western European men are descendants of a Bronze Age 'king' who lived 4,000 years ago.
Suicide is a Crime in Islam
Suicide attempts may lead to prosecution.
Female Blanket Octopus is 40,000 Times Heavier Than Her Mate
Female blanket octopuses can be 40,000 times more massive than the male, it's the largest sex size discrepancy in the animal kingdom.
George Lucas Hasn’t Looked at the Internet in 20 Years
George Lucas, creator of Star Wars, claims he has not used the internet since the year 2000.
Jack Daniel’s Last Words: “One Last Drink, Please.”
Jack Daniel was an American distiller and the founder of Jack Daniel's Tennessee whiskey distillery.
What Happens If You Try To Dig To China?
If you want to dig to China, you'd actually need to start your journey in Argentina or Chile.
Highest Mountain in the World
Mount Everest is the tallest mountain above sea level, but if we're talking sheer height here, base to summit, then the tallest mountain is Mauna Kea on the island of Hawaii.
Julian Lennon Had to Buy the Letters He Wrote to His Father
Because Yoko Ono wouldn't give them to him.
Can Dogs Tell if a Person is Bad?
Science confirms that dogs can recognize a bad person.
The World’s Least Religious Countries
Just 7% of people in China are religious, making it the least religious country in world.