People are helping premature babies by crocheting tiny octopuses. The tentacles are thought to mimic the feel of an umbili...
There are libraries in Los Angeles that let kids read to pay off their late fees. Each hour a child spends reading at coun...
If you want to be more productive, listen to a video game soundtrack while you work. People who work in silence are slower...
Fictional characters might not be real, but our relationships with them are.
Studies show it’s difficult for our brains to...
Queen Elizabeth II is related to Vlad the Impaler, which makes Prince Charles the ‘heir to Dracula’s bloodline.’(Source, S...
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This isn’t a dinosaur fossil; it’s a mummy. Scientists think the 110 million-year-old nodosaur was swept to sea by a flood...
About 1% of the static in between the channels of an FM radio or an old analog TV is leftover radiation from the Big Bang....
A pill bug (aka roly poly) isn’t a bug
at all. Though commonly referred
to as such, pill bugs are actually land-
“Schnapsidee” is the German word
for a ridiculous idea that only
sounds good when you’re drunk. Source Source 2 Sou...
did-you-know:After a snowfall, people used to
say it ‘snew.’ Today, most people
say it ‘snowed,’ but both are
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There’s a song that’s been proven
Frequent daydreamers are likely to
be more intelligent and creative.
Studies of mental functions found that
Scottish sculptor Rob Mulholland
creates creepy mirrored sculptures
out of acrylic glas...
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‘Backpfeifengesicht’ is the
German word for ‘a face that’s
badly in need of a punch’. Source Source 2
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After the Battle of Shiloh in 1862, many Civil War soldiers’ lives were saved by a phenomenon called ‘Angel’s Glow.’ The so...
Because most of us spend the majority
of our time indoors, NASA conducted a
Clean Air Study to determine w...
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I survived the flu
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Fika is the Swedish tradition of having
coffee, cake, and a chat. It’s such an
integral part of the culture...
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Apple’s iOS 11 lets you discreetly call
for help in an emergency. If you are
feeling threatened or are incapacitated,
The world’s longest work of fiction is a
Super Smash Bros. fanfic titled “The
Subspace Emissary’s Worlds Conquest.”