Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Random factoids for your next dinner party convo.

  • Cultural background can effect one's perception of time. For example, Americans tend to think about time in 5-minute increments, while Middle Easterners do so in 15-minute increments. This means that an American's five minute siesta and a Middle Easterner's fifteen minute siesta are actually experienced as the same amount of 'quality' rest time.
  • The world's deepest postbox is in Susami Bay in Japan. It's located 10 metres underwater.
  •  Experiments show that male rhesus macaque monkeys will pay to look at pictures of female rhesus macaques' bottoms.
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