In 2008, Microsoft had offered to buy Yahoo for US$44.6 billion. Yahoo rejected the offer. In 2016, it was sold for just US$4.8 billion.
According to recent research, there is a correlation between a poorer sense of smell and psychopathic personality traits.
In Japan, the odds of being killed by a gun is about the same as an American’s chance of being killed by lightning.
A California man who made a personalized license plate that said ‘No Plate’ and received more than 2500 parking tickets.
The first animals in space were fruit flies, launched in a V-2 rocket by the US in 1947. The fruit flies were recovered alive.
While reading, people are prone to subconsciously take on attributes to that of fictional characters as if they were their own. This phenomenon is ‘experience-taking’.
Swans form monogamous pair bonds that last for many years. If one swan dies, its partner may mourn or at least remain celibate for several seasons.
While children of identical twins are legally first cousins, genetically, they are actually half siblings.
Sunglasses make people look more attractive because they give the illusion of a chiseled bone structure on top of a soft-featured face.
The human brain remember more negative memories than positive ones. This is due to the negativity bias the brain sets up as a defense mechanism.