Wonders of the Week

The margarita pizza was born out of an Italian queen’s hatred of French food.

Snails have more neurons in their tentacles than in their brains.

In Iceland, a bachelorette party is not known as a hen party but a ‘goose party’.

Before learning Native American agricultural methods, European farmers could feed 1.9 people per hectare. Afterwards, they could feed 4.3.

In Kerala, during lockdown, a man crossed state lines hidden in a vegetable truck in order to move between his two wives.

During the Renaissance, life expectancy in Italian city states dropped as low as 18.

60% of our lifetime incomes is determined by our country of citizenship.