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Picasso burned most of his early work to keep his apartment warm because he was poor.
Amsterdam pays alcoholics in beer to clean streets: 5 cans of beer for a day’s work, plus €10 and tobacco.
The first cloned dogs, six Canadian Labradors, started to work for South Korea’s customs service as sniffers in 2009.
There is no Left Brain/Right Brain Divide. It’s a myth. They work together.
Looking at cute animal pictures at work can make you more productive, a study claims.
In medieval times, European teenagers would be sent away to live and work in someone else’s home.
Alaska is the state with the highest percentage of people walking to work.
Pope Francis used to work as a bar bouncer in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Human birth control pills work on gorillas.
Nearly 10% of Americans have gone to work high on weed at least once.
You cannot work in Antarctica unless your wisdom teeth and appendix are removed.
Panda researchers have to wear panda costumes to work with cubs.
To earn enough to buy a Big Mac, the average person in India has to work almost 6 hours.
Taking a break from work or class helps you retain the information you learned.
You are 3 times more likely to die at work than you are at war, a UN report found.
North Korea is outsourcing its forced labor camps to work in Siberia.
A secretary once told Steve Jobs she was late for work because her car wouldn’t start. That afternoon, Jobs threw her a set of keys for a brand new Jaguar, saying: “Here, don’t be late anymore.”
It takes 64 seconds to get back to work after checking a new email, one researcher estimated.
In Ancient Egypt, men could take time off of work to care for menstruating wives and daughters.
People who work 11 hours or more a day are 67% more likely to have a heart attack than those with an 8-hour work day, according to a study.