Remember how China built dozens of empty "ghost cities" with huge apartment buildings that nobody lives in? Not so fast. Many of these "ghost" cities, such as Kangbashi, now have large and growing populations.
Obesity rates in developed countries may soon peak. Two new drugs, semaglutide and tirzepatide, have proven to be effective at helping patients safely and effortlessly lose weight. But it's not a free lunch. Two major downsides are the cost (≈$1000/month) and the fact that the drugs must be injected.
Eddie Eagan is the only person to ever win a gold medal at both the Summer and Winter Olympics. He won as a boxer in 1920 and a bobsledder in 1932.
The Constitution of Alabama was, at one point, the longest and most amended constitution in the world. At 51 times the length of the U.S. Constitution, it included 977 separate amendments. It had amendments related to the promotion of catfish, the exhumation of dead bodies, and two for bingo. Sadly, it was replaced with a much more concise version in 2022.
Ghana has six witch camps, housing about 1000 women. The camps exist so that women accused of witchcraft can have a safe place to live without fear of being killed by their neighbors.