Scientists found that men wearing white t-shirts with a large black letter “T” printed on the front were 12% more attractive to women. The t-shirt creates the illusion of broadened shoulders and a slim waist, a male body shape women typically find attractive.
As much as 7% of the population has experienced waking from sleep and being totally paralyzed but aware as mind and body become out of sync in REM cycles.
The Pentagon is 6.5M square ft (2X the Empire State Building) and is occupied by 23,000 people, making it the biggest office building in the world. Also, it was designed so that no point in the building is more than a 10 minutes walk from another point. Construction took just 16 months.
A dog that chased away a suicide bomber in Afghanistan and saved the lives of 50 US soldiers was accidentally euthanized in a dog shelter in Arizona.
From the late 18th to mid-19th century, it was considered bad for women to read novels based on the belief that women were not “able to differentiate between fiction and life.”
Google Trends is now showing that there have been more searches for the keyword ‘memes’ than ‘Jesus’.
Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker is a trained opera singer who can sing opera in seven different languages.
Abraham Lincoln patented a mechanism to lift boats over shoals and obstructions, making him the only US president to hold a patent.
One man is largely responsible for the complete ban on advertising billboards in the US state of Vermont.
During the Cold War, so little information was available about the USSR’s government that Kremlinologists studied the order Soviet leaders appeared (or didn’t appear) during parades, and the timing and spacing between them, to see who was powerful and who had lost influence.