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15 Favourite Facts that are False

Relax: it turns out we don't swallow eight spiders a year in our sleep after all.

Anders Wenngren

1. Bagpipes Are Scottish
Sorry, Braveheart fans, they were prevalent in the Middle East centuries before Western Europe.

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2. Your Hair and Nails Keep Growing After Death
2. Your Hair and Nails Keep Growing After Death
Anders Wenngren

Skin dries and recedes after death, making hair and nails appear longer.



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Words to Live By

Words to Live By

It’s not about adding years to your life but adding life to your years. So how can you feel – and look – younger at any age? Often it starts with a single word…
6 Amazingly Colourful Travel Destinations

6 Amazingly Colourful Travel Destinations

There are towns so hooked on colour and its appeal that entire areas are daubed to reflect a universal devotion
A Crash Course on Cryptocurrency

A Crash Course on Cryptocurrency

Want to know more about cryptocurrency? Here’s the Reader’s Digest version.
How much do you need to fork out to host the World Cup?
5 Funniest Tweets About Animals

5 Funniest Tweets About Animals

Our relationship with the animals we share the planet with is complex. We love them. We fear them. And we are not above mocking them on Twitter.

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