I get Harper's magazine every month and though I totally admit that some of the stories go over my head, I am in weird, nerd love with the Harper's Index.
Index facts from the May issue:
The Ku Klux Klan released a statement on February 25 denying it had endorsed Obama for President.
23% of Britons believe that Winston Churchill is a mythical figure.
The government of Iran pays for 1/3 of all sex change costs for its poor citizens.
The ratio of fake doctors to real doctors in Delhi, India is 1:1.
A cosmetics company in Japan allows its employees 3 days off each year for "heartache leave."
Rats who ate saccharin gained 25% more weight than rats who ate sugar, according to one study.
Don't you feel smarter now?
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