There is a bar in Brooklyn where the allowed drinking age is 25 years old, because “Young people are annoying”.
There are still 5 people living who were born in the 1800s.
Koreans reckon the pregnancy period as one year of life for infants, and age increments increase on New Year’s Day rather than on the anniversary of birthdays. Thus, one born immediately before New Year’s Day may only be a few days old in western reckoning, but two years old in Korea.
Jeanne Calment met van Gogh at the age of ten, started fencing at the age of 85, was bicycling at the age of 100 and died 122 years old. She also smoked for 96 years and is quoted saying: “I’ve never had but one wrinkle, and I’m sitting on it.”
The oldest dog in history is alive today and will turn 30 on August 10 2013.
Frequent sex can make you look up to ten years younger.
People who are famous and successful have shorter lives. The average age at death of performers and athletes, 77.2 years, wasn’t exactly young, but it was younger than those who had achieved success in other fields. Businesspeople and their ilk lived longest. In fact, their average age at death, 83 years, was higher than the national average for 2010 of 78.7 years.
Philanthropists, academics, and doctors were more likely than others to die of “old age,” a diagnosis that occurred least often for performers, athletes, and creatives.
Japan has over 50,000 people that are over 100 years old.
India is the youngest country in the world.
On average, happiness drops from around the age of 21 and doesn’t pick back up until the age of retirement.
The world’s oldest person attributed her ripe old age (122) to a diet of olive oil, port wine and 1kg of chocolate per week.
A man claimed to be 196 years old, only to be told that he is actually 256 years old and over 7 feet tall.
Scientists at Harvard have not only slowed down aging in mice before, but have been able to completely reverse it.
50% of the population of Uganda is under the age of 15.