- In ancient Egypt, couples were considered married whenever they moved in together- wedding ceremonies were reserved for the upper classes.
- Ikea uses 1% of the Earth’s wood supply.
- The person who holds the record for most Oscars is Walt Disney. He has 22.
- Highlighters are typically yellow because it is the color that doesn’t leave a shadow on the page when photocopied
- Stalin’s guards were so afraid of him that no one called a doctor until 12 hours after he had a stroke. They feared he might recover and execute anyone who had acted outside of his orders.
- 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.
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