Fact Snacks!


When 7-year-old Chloe Bridgewater wrote the ‘Google boss’ asking for a job, he sent her a personalized reply. Though it was only the second letter she’d ever written, it worked- CEO Sundar Pichai replied within days telling her to follow her dreams, learn about technology, and send him an application when she’s done with school. It gave her a big confidence boost, and she’s now ‘even more eager to do well at school and work for Google.’
Your birth year can help predict your odds of surviving a flu pandemic. Studies show that flu virus types fall into 2 groups, and you develop a resistance to whichever type you first encounter. Entire age groups have fared better or worse during past flu outbreaks, which explains why young adults died in much greater numbers than older generations during the extremely deadly 1918 flu pandemic.