Fact of the Week: December 23, 2014

On this day in 1888 artist Vincent Van Gogh cut of his own ear in a depressed state. Shortly after he checked himself in to a mental institution.

Cite: http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history


Fact of the Week: December 17, 2014

Charles Dickens' classic story "A Christmas Carol" was published 171 years ago today.

Cite: History.com


Fact of the Week: December 1, 2014

On average you share your birthday with more than 16 million people. Happy birthday to all those 16 million people!

Cite: http://skepdic.com/lawofnumbers.html