About 50% of Asians have trouble metabolizing alcohol due to a missing liver enzyme needed to process it.
Christianity began as a Second Temple Judaic sect in the mid-1st century in Judea. It quickly spread to Europe, Mesopotamia, Asia and by the 4th century had become the official state church of the Roman Empire.
In half of Asia and Africa and two-thirds of Europe, households pay a "TV licence" every year.
In 1912, as a young man, former president of Vietnam Ho Chi Minh worked as the cook's helper on a ship bound for the U.S.