Studies show that reading a book before bedtime can improve a child’s brain function, mental imagery, imagination and make a child more empathetic.
Sleeping on the job is acceptable in Japan, as it is seen as exhaustion from working too hard.
Believing you’ve slept well, even if you haven’t, improves performance.
Facebook changed their ‘feeling fat’ emoji to ‘feeling stuffed’ after thousands of people signed an online petition to protest.
In the U.S., the apples sold at stores can be up to a year old.
In Japan, it is common for companies to hire people to hand out small packages of tissues which include a small advertisement printed on it.
The first ever selfie dates back to 1839 when a photography enthusiast named Robert Cornelius tried to take a photograph. He had to stay still for 3 minutes!
Toe wrestling is a national sport in Britain. It involves 2 opponents who lock feet and attempt to pin the other’s foot down.
Mobile phone throwing is an international sport that started in Finland in 2000. Participants throw mobile phones and are judged on distance or technique.
Morphine is named after ‘Morpheus’, the Greek god of dreams.