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School Janitors in Japan
Most Japanese schools don't have dedicated janitors. Instead, children do the daily cleaning, which originated from the Buddhist traditions that associate cleaning with morality.
Hemlock Water Dropwort
There is a poisonous plant that leaves the victim with a smile on their face at the time of death.
Penguin Poop Seen From Space
Researchers find new emperor penguin colonies by looking for their poop from a satellite in space.
Research has found that you're more likely to have a creative epiphany when you're doing something monotonous, like fishing, exercising, or showering.
The Reason Dogs Turn in Circles
Dogs turn in circles before lying down because in the wild this turns long grass into a bed.
Women better at parking than men
According to a U.K. study, women are better at parking a car than men.
Money Can Buy Happiness
Money can buy happiness, but researchers have found that its emotional well-being benefits max out at a salary of about 75K a year.
The TomTato is a plant that produces both potatoes and tomatoes!