Woman’s Bizarre Talent Helps Doctors Diagnose Neurological Disorder

Persistent Odor

Joy badgered Les to keep up with his personal hygiene. After all, what else could it be? Despite his efforts, the smell lingered, and Joy learned to deal with her husband's unpleasant scent avoid hurting his feelings. A decade after Joy first detected the "woodsy" smell, Les began exhibiting symptoms...


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The More You Know

  • The 442nd Infantry Regiment, a largely Japanese American unit that served during WWII, did so while their families were held in internment camps. Their motto was "Go for Broke" and they were the most decorated unit in U.S. military history.
  • Honey is essentially bee vomit.
  • A German and British aeroplane shot each other down in Norway during WWII. The crew met and helped each other survive. Two of them later visited each other many years after the war was over as friends.
  • The majority of polar bears live in Canada—not in the Arctic.
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