Who knew that brushing your teeth and flossing would help you live longer? And if you walk faster than your friends, you'll probably outlive them. This week's News For Nerds includes a story about the strange factors that help to determine how long you'll live. I've got the info in the link down below.
Lots of people get excited about Daylight Savings Time, although a few people hate it. But why do we have it in the first place? Well, the Germans were the first to actually do it, but we finally joined the fun - well, everyone except Arizona and Hawaii. Get the full poop below.
Plus, some quickies this week: If you drop your Snickers bar on the ground, you'll want to know if the Five-Second-Rule is real or bogus, and I can tell you that answer. There's also an interesting story about childhood obesity and its effects on school grades (especially with girls). And your cool video this week spotlights an ant fight. It's crazy!
Check out all of these stories and get your nerd on right here!
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