Read this and you'll look smart. You don't have to be intelligent to impress people -- you just have to fake it. Here's a daily list of fascinating articles that will wow your friends, surprise your co-workers and make you seem sharp at a cocktail party or over the lunch counter....
- It takes an average of 7 minutes to fall asleep. A rabbit's teeth would grow to 10 feet in length if they weren't worn down by eating. About 16 percent of the population is left-handed. For a list of truly bizarre numbers and stats click here.
- Artist Terry Frost learned to paint in a German prison camp and was known for abstract art. Now, his family is continuing what he started.
- A new book released today claims that cigarette warning labels make consumers want to smoke more -- not less. Brain scans taken when a test group was shown warning labels on cigarettes showed the ads activated "craving spots."
- The rich cheat more on their taxes, a new study found. Those who make between $500,000 and $1 million annually understate their adjusted gross incomes by 21 percent compared to 8 percent for those earning between $50,000 and $100,000.