Sitting for around 11 hours per day can increase the risk of early death by 40 per cent compared to those who sit four hours per day or less.
The roundest object in the world was handcrafted by one man because no machine in the world could match his precision.
Scatman John suffered from a severe stutter from the time he learned to speak, which led to an emotionally traumatic childhood. He then made the song, “Scatman,” in which he intended to inspire children who stuttered to overcome adversity.
Every second of every day, the sun converts 700 million tons of hydrogen into 695 million tons of helium. The other 5 million tons becomes energy. Every second.
Matthias “Hellboy“ Schlitte, one of the worlds best arm wrestlers, has a genetic condition that makes his right arm abnormally large and strong.
Mythbusters tested breast size and its correlation with cash tips received by a restaurant server – they found men tipped their large-boobed server 30% more, but women tipped her 40% more.
Istanbul has a vending machine that releases food and water for the city’s stray dogs in exchange for recycled plastic bottles.
There is a group of Pacific Islanders that have adapted to override their body’s pupil dilation in low light. It gives them immense clarity of sight underwater and the children develop it at a very early age.
The entire town of Whittier, Alaska lives in a single condo. The 200 residents never need to leave home to go to school, the grocery store, or the Post Office.