50% OF THE ASIAN POPULATION LACK A LIVER ENZYME TO METABOLIZE ALCOHOL
There are some rumors that Asian people can’t handle alcohol very well, and to some extent, it has some scientific backup. According to research, up to 50% of the Asian population lack a specific enzyme found in the liver to metabolize alcohol. Scientists also believe that this is the reason why many Asians feel a facial flushing reaction after consuming alcohol.
THE TALLEST BUILDINGS IN THE WORLD CAN BE FOUND IN ASIA
While some people think that the Middle East is a separate continent, it belongs to the Asian continent. In Dubai, you can find Burj Khalifa, which is the tallest building in the world. But there are many other tall buildings on the continent such as the Shanghai Tower, Lotte World Tower, Taipei 101, Tokyo skytree, and the Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower.