All of Canada has fewer people in it than Tokyo’s metropolitan area.
Soccer fans in Italy are called “tifosi”, meaning “carriers of typhus”, because their fanatism is like a fever.
A study claims that happy college graduates have a greater chance of being hired for a high quality first job.
People with sexual performance anxiety are more likely to cheat on their partners, a study found.
People with a certain genetic variant—those with short alleles of the gene 5-HTTLPR—smile and laugh more than other people.
Bruce Springsteen’s “Born In The U.S.A.” isn’t a song about American pride, but a shameful look at how America treated its Vietnam War vets.
John Lennon claimed that his song “Imagine” was basically a summation of the Communist manifesto.
The hit song “Closing Time” by Semisonic isn’t about a bartender kicking out his patrons; it’s actually about childbirth.
Nicole Kidman’s necklace in “Moulin Rouge!,” features 1,308 diamonds and is the most expensive piece of jewelry ever made for a movie.
Croft Manor, Lara Croft’s family home and the training level of “Tomb Raider,” was created in one weekend.