Interesting Facts

Galeophobia…..this Word Describes MOST Of Us

April 24, 2017

Sharks are the only animals that almost never get sick: they are immune to almost every known disease. Their body frames are not made up of bones – they are made of cartilage, the tough, fibrous tissue that shapes our noses and ears. Instead of scales shark skins have small tooth-like spikes that are so […]

More To This Bark …..Or Maybe Less

April 23, 2017

The Antpitta avis canis Ridgley is a bird that looks like a stuffed duck on stilts and barks like a dog. The bird was discovered by ornithologist Robert S. Ridgley in the Andes in Ecuador in June 1998. Thirty of these long-legged, black-and-white barking birds were found. It apparently had gone undetected because it lives […]

Earth Day…Did You Know…The Ice Melting in Antarctica Can Destroy Our World

April 22, 2017

Earth Day….Global Warming….Climate Change…but did you know? Antarctica is the largest desert in the world and it is the only continent that is covered with ice. Antarctica has great importance for humans as about 90 percent of the total ice of the world is found here and more importantly it is also the largest fresh […]

What Is A Hexagram?

April 21, 2017

Hexagram is a geometrical figure that looks like a star and has 6 edges and vertices. It is also refereed to as a six-pointed star. The way the hexagram can be formed is with the help of two overlapping triangles which are both equilateral. The unique thing about a hexagram is that one side points […]

Fork Facts

April 20, 2017

Kitchen forks have been endlessly evolving for the past millennium or so. But a historical background check will put its origins somewhere in Greek. Initially used for the carving of meat, the fork comes to the dining table pretty late. It was around the 7th century that royal courts in the Middle Eastern Muslim world […]

Who Are The Bella Coola?

April 19, 2017

The Bella Coola Tribe, which is also known as the Bellacoola, Belhoola or Bilqula tribe, is a small Indian tribe that resides at a reservation around Bella Coola in British Columbia. The Bella Coola tribe consists of about six hundred people at this time. The tribe had featured about fourteen hundred member at its peak […]

To Breathe Or Not To Breathe..Now That Is The Question

April 18, 2017

Some of your more pretentious wine-loving friends may have waxed poetic to you before about always letting red wine breathe before you drink it…but is this good advice? Red wine was first invented in Armenia, in the Stone Age.  As far as we can tell, people weren’t worried about letting their wine breathe back then. […]

Devil’s Breath….Colombian Zombie Drug

April 17, 2017

Devil’s Breath is the drug that goes by the name of Scopolamine. It is an extremely dangerous drug and in fact, one of the most dangerous drugs in this world. The way it works is by erasing person’s memory completely and they can’t remember anything that happened after they consumed it. On the streets of […]

It’s The Full Moon that Determines Easter

April 16, 2017

Likely you have already heard this from a friend, or perhaps you’ve even made this observation yourself: “Easter is coming late this year.” Have you ever wondered how the date of Easter is actually set? It is all based on the moon. The day to be observed as Easter was fixed by a great council […]

Spiders….Big As Your Fist…New Species Found In Mexico

April 15, 2017

A new species of large cave-dwelling spider, the Sierra Cacachilas wandering spider, has been discovered in Mexico. (Now hurry up build that wall!) The Sierra Cacachilas, related to the notoriously venomous Brazilian wandering spider, was found in a small mountain range outside of La Paz in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Researchers first found the unusual […]

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