What did we learn this week?

More Mexican homes have television than running water.

The exclusion zone around Chernobyl, in 1986 the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, officially opened to tourists last year. Tours around the "zone of alienation", as the area is known, start at around $170 and include the "ghost city" of Pripyat where visitors nose through the homes and belongings of those who fled the tragedy.

RealNetworks still exists, as do One Hour Photos.

After The Untouchables, Robert De Niro was looking to do a lighter project. He wanted to play the lead in Big, but the studio wasn't interested.

20% of books sold in the United States are of the 50 Shades of Grey series.

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