Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe stands at his 2008 inauguration ceremony at the statehouse in Harare. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi /AP hide caption

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In 1992, 28,800 rubber ducks were lost at sea. What happened to them is the subject of Donovan Hohn's book Moby-Duck. Jose Gil/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Exercise is important, but it doesn't have to mean logging long hours at the gym. Longevity Project researchers found that intense fitness regimens could backfire — long-term, you're better off finding a physical activity that you love. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Italian food, once considered cheap peasant food, now appears at three-star Michelin restaurants and on menus around the world. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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