Why Are There Righties and Lefties?
An overwhelming 90% of people are right-handed. And yet, 5 of the last 7 U.S. presidents have been left-handed. What's up with that? And why do we have handedness anyhow? SciShow explains.
Time’s List of Top 10 Left-Handed People
Find more details in the complete list from Time
7 Terrible Realities of a Right-Handed World
Buzzfeed listed their "18 Worst Things For Left-Handed People"
Here's our 7 favorite:
1. Spiral Notebooks (Ouch!)
2. Only 1 gross lefty glove in gym class
3. Only 2 pairs of the green lefty scissors in class, 3 lefty kids.
4. Ballpoint pens don’t work as well -- you’re pushing, not pulling the ball
5. Ink all over the side of your hand
6. Bonking elbows with a righty at the dinner table
7. Cord on the credit card machine pen never long enoug
#LeftHandedProblems from Twitter
Feeling like I'm learning basic motor skills all over again everytime I try to use scissors. #lefthandedproblems— Jefferson Bethke (@JeffersonBethke) May 1, 2012
More than 2,500 left-handed people are killed every year from using products made for right-handed people.— UnusualFacts™ (@UnusualFactPage) June 1, 2013
Right-handed people tend to chew their food on the right side of their mouths; left-handed people, on the left side.— Fact (@Fact) June 3, 2013
There are actually 4 types of hand orientations: right-handed, left-handed, ambidextrous and mixed-handed.— World Facts (@Factsionary) June 3, 2013