Millions Likely to Ditch Work Day After Super Bowl
A new survey estimates 13.9 million Americans will call in sick on Monday after Super Bowl.
Animals React to Social Pressure Much As Humans Do
Animals react to social pressure much as humans do, a study concluded.
The Art of Changing a City
The Mayor of Bogotá, Colombia, once hired 420 mimes artists to make fun of traffic violators because he believes Colombians fear ridicule more than being fined.
Nurse Kills 38 Patients for Being ‘Annoying’
A nurse in Italy was accused in 2014 of killing 38 patients because she thought they were 'annoying.'
Was the First Porsche Electric?
Porsche's first car, in 1898, was electric.
Toto Motorcycle Runs On Poop
Japanese manufacture Toto built a motorcycle that runs on poop.
Teen Can Buy an AR-15 but Not Beer
Most Americans can buy an AR-15 rifle before they can legally buy a beer.
Did the Dutch Have Tanks in WWII?
The Dutch army had only one tank during WWII.
Who Turned Down the Role in Matrix?
Russell Crowe turned down the role of Morpheus in The Matrix.
Who Turned Down the Role of Han Solo?
Al Pacino turned down the role of Han Solo.
Eating Meat Was Banned in Japan for Centuries
Prior to 1868, eating meat from four legged animals had been prohibited in Japan for more than a thousand years.
The Difference Between Fog and Mist Explained
The only difference between fog and mist is visibility: if you can't see more than 100 metres ahead, it's fog, not mist.
Warren Buffett Beat the Hedge Funds
Warren Buffet won a ten-year bet about index funds outperforming hedge funds.
What Percentage of Women Have Been Sexually Harassed?
94% of the women surveyed who work in the U.S. entertainment industry say they've experienced some form of sexual harassment or assault.
A Party Boat Capsized in Texas
A party boat carrying sixty men and women capsized in Texas in 2012 after all the passengers rushed to one side as the boat passed a nude beach.
How Foul Weather Can Ruin the Mood
Potato aphids will not have sex if they detect a drop in air pressure.