5) They are a pro at sports
Lefties are a pro at sports, be it golf, tennis or boxing they excel everywhere.
Golf champ Phil Mickelson, Tennis rockstar Rafael Nadal, boxing legend Oscar de la Hoya are all lefties.
In fact, almost 40% of the top tennis players are lefties.
According to MSNBC review of an interesting book The puzzle of left-handedness by Rik Smits, left-handers may have an advantage in games involving two opponents facing each other like boxing or tennis because they get more opportunities to practice against right-handed opponents than vice versa since righties are so much more in number.
6) Seeing Underwaters:
They can adjust to seeing underwater better than right-handers
7) During Puberty:
They tend to reach puberty 4-5 months later than right-handers
They are more likely to suffer from insomnia
9) Research studies say:
Research says left-handedness is seen in animals as well
10) Statistical data:
Statistical data show that there are more than 30 million left-handers in the U.S.
11) August 13 is celebrated as Left Handers Day internationally
The UK based Left-Handers Club launched 13th August as the International Left-Handers Day in 1992 to increase awareness about the left-handed lifestyle.
Their website marks this as a day “when left-handers everywhere can celebrate their sinistrality and increase public awareness of the advantages and disadvantages of being left-handed.”
12) They shine in politics
Out of the last seven US presidents, 4 have been left-handed. President Obama, Bill Clinton, George Bush, and Gerald Ford, as well as few Presidents in the past like James Garfield and Harry Truman, are also left-handed.