The supposed number of steps to take in a day… is an arbitrary number made up in a 1960s Japanese study?
Denoting or relating to people who identify as non-human. One of 300 words that has just been added to the English Dictionary!
The gene editing technique that could help eradicate health conditions and bring back the woolly mammoth!
Seafood eaters ingest up to 11,000 tiny pieces of plastic every year. Yuk!
Described as “coziness of the soul,” and for the Danes—who are considered the happiest people on the planet—it’s a way of life. Here’s how to get it.
The average patient now takes antidepressants for 50 per cent longer than they did in the 1990s.
Japanese lovers of the exquisite bento lunchboxes sold at train stations. Trainspotting taken to a whole new level!
Merriam-Webster’s “word of the year.” Never before have so many people felt compelled to look it up on their dictionary as they did in 2016.
Oxford Dictionaries 2016 “word of the year” is an adjective meaning when “objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief”.
The number of websites in North Korea.
In Qaddafi’s compound, Libyan rebels found a photo album filled with pictures of Condoleezza Rice.
The worth of gold flushed down British sewers every year, just by washing your gold rings!
Your chances of being killed by a vending machine are actually twice as large as your chance of being bitten by a shark.
The amount of money Buzz Aldrin had to expense for his ‘business trip’ to the Moon!
A surefire breathing technique to make you sleep!
The new attention span of humans, down from 12 seconds, and 1 second less than a goldfish!
Harbour more bacteria than clean-shaven faces. Hipsters beware!
The value of Jessica Simpson’s fashion empire.
The amount of money Micheal Jordan still makes every year!
The rights to the song are owned by Warner Music. You technically owe them royalties every time you sing it.
The stress hormone. Responsible for all the fat in your body too?
Your central nervous system has two branches, the parasympathetic (think: peace) nervous system and the sympathetic (think: stress) nervous system. The two work like a switch — when one is turned on, the other is off.
How long it takes to decide if a person is hot.
The selling price of Ebola.com. Any takers?
Your sense of smell is linked to your lifespan. Researchers say older adults who suffer an impaired olfactory sense are more likely to die within 5 years.