50 things we now know

December 23, 2008

The Tampa Tribune put together this list of things we know now that we didn’t know a year ago. Here are a few factoids on the list:

After a decade of increases, the number of mobile phones being shipped to market is shrinking. Consumers are sticking with their phones longer.

People in a position to hire are biased against applicants with limp or wet handshakes, and interviewers often rate women who don’t shake hands as firmly as men lower than their qualifications warrant.

Excessive flip-flop wearing leads to a much higher risk of developing skin cancer on the feet. Only half of patients with foot melanomas survive.

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