Japan is known for its abundance of centenarians and can now lay claim to having the world's oldest living married couple, with a combined age of 208 — a feat the wife credits to her patience during 80 years of marriage.
Children who start school at an older age do better than their younger classmates and have better odds of attending college and graduating from an elite institution. That's according to a new study from the National Bureau of Economic Affairs, according to npr.org.
Researchers have discovered ancient dental fillings in northern Italy, the world's oldest. The fillings were found inside a pair of 13,000-year-old front teeth. They were made of bitumen, a semi-solid form of petroleum.