Antarctic Shrink People’s Brains
Researchers found that living in Antarctica for months on end caused brain shrinkage, especially in the hippocampus.
Prison Forced to Feed Inmates McDonald’s
Police in the German town of Bergisch Gladbach have been ordering takeaway McDonalds for inmates after a food supply contract fell through.
Deepest Underwater Mailbox
Postcards sent from the underwater mailbox are sealed in waterproof plastic bags and have a special postmark.
Beer No Longer Considered a Soft Drink in Russia
Russia didn't consider beer to be an alcoholic beverage until 2011. Before then it was classified as a soft drink.
Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel Giveback Contest
In 2019, New Orleans' The Roosevelt Hotel offered a $15,000 stay to whoever returned the 'most outrageous' stolen item from them.
The Louvre Fortress
Paris's Musée du Louvre was originally a fortress, built in 1190, to protect Parisians against Viking attacks.
Has San Marino Ever Won a Game?
The nation's only victory so far has come against Liechtenstein in a friendly match on 28 April 2004, where San Marino won 1–0.
The World’s Biggest Wine Drinkers
More wine is drunk per person in the Vatican City than in any other country in the world.
Man Wins $315.3m Returning Orange Juice to Shop
New Jersey man wins $315.3 million jackpot during trip to return orange juice that wasn't on sale.
Why Disney World Seems to Have No Mosquitoes
The park has something called the Mosquito Surveillance Program to manage it all.
Why One McDonald’s Location Has Turquoise Arches
In Sedona, Arizona, the only arches you'll see are turquoise!
Kansas Capitol City Renamed Topikachu
Topeka renamed 'ToPikachu' for second time in 20 years.