Nothing like a decorated tree to get you into the holiday spirit.
in Japan, people who hold their liquor well are also known as “left handed” - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maneki-neko#Common_features
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Some Paralympic athletes gain an unfair advantage by purposely injuring themselves on areas of their body with no feeling. It’s called “boosting” and the goal is to trick the body into triggering a kind of fight-or-flight response, and in doing so, increase performance. - http://www.abc.net.au/news/2008-08-29/cheating-threatens-joyful-paralympics/493322
between 1909 and 1964, more than 20,000 people California were declared “unfit to propagate” and were forced to be sterilized against their will for “race betterment”. - http://articles.latimes.com/2003/feb/16/opinion/oe-irons16