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August 13 is International Left Handers Day. Though left-handers make up just 10% of the world, many of them have very important jobs.
The answer to why some people are left handed could lie in your spinal cord, according to some research.
Lefties have to endure lots of little struggles in a world designed for the right-handed, from swiping credit cards to cutting with scissors.
Left-handed people face daily challenges that their right-handed counterparts never have to worry about, like hand smudges while writing and using scissors made for righties. Though left-handed people may seem at a disadvantage, their handedness may lead them to be more creative and better athletes.
Only a small number of United States presidents have been left-handed since the founding of the country, including Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.
About 10% of the human population is left-handed, yet no one knows for sure why lefties are so rare.
What could you do with a pole and a tin can?