Over 99% of Koreans lack a gene called ABCC11. The gene is what causes the body odor. Only 2% of Europeans have this same mutation.
All domesticated hamsters are descendants from a single brother sister pair that was found in Aleppo. They were bred in Jerusalem by a guy named Israel.
McDonald’s tried to sue a man legally named Ronald McDonald for running his family restaurant by the same name in 1956. The real Ronald won.
Katy Perry, whose real name is Kate Hudson attempted to sue a woman who is actually called Katie Perry who ran a fashion line in Australia.
Passengers leaving Hawaii on Alaska Airlines can travel with one “properly packaged” box of pineapples as checked baggage for free.
93% of dog owners in the U.S. say their dog has made them a better person in at least one way, a study found.
Reading fiction can help boost your empathy by practicing your ability to see the world through other people’s eyes, whether it be the author’s or a character’s.
The Dodge Brothers sued Henry Ford in 1919 on the grounds that a company should act in the interests of its shareholders and not for the good of society, its customers or its employees.
The reason lead levels in children’s blood have dropped 85% in the past thirty years is because of an unknown scientist who fought car companies to end leaded gasoline. He also removed it from paint, suggested its removal from pipes, and campaigned for the removal of lead solder from cans.
68 Chinese students paid 8,000 RMB per year ($1159) to be full time students at a university and after 4 years learned they weren’t enrolled, their teachers didn’t work for the school, and they got scammed. This happened on the school’s campus.