Interesting Facts

Does Your Cat Come When You Call?

September 19, 2017

You’ve called “Here, kitty, kitty,” but your feline friend is nowhere to be found. You may think it’s impossible to train a cat, but that’s not true. However, they do things because they want to, not just to please you, so he’ll be tougher to train than his canine counterpart. Feline hearing is better than […]

Cuddling can help heal physical wounds

September 17, 2017

Cuddling can heal both emotional and, as it turns out, physical wounds. Positive social interactions (such as hugging, kissing, cuddling, etc.) result in the increase of oxytocin. It was already known that oxytocin evokes feelings of contentment, reduction of anxiety, and feelings of calmness and security. Many studies have shown a correlation of oxytocin with […]

Island Life….Not For The Faint Of Heart

September 16, 2017

Volcanos are dangerous…but living in the shadow of a volcano and some islands are just well….”Forbidden”….all these remote and forgotten islands are amazing: If you think residing in a landlocked location near one of these explosive wonders is a bit risky though, spare a though for the Japanese residents of Aogashima island in the Philippine […]

Who Painted All Those Barns?

September 15, 2017

Since 1935, Rock City barns have stood as genuine highway Americana, their bold white-on-black signs compelling both snowbirds and Sunday drivers to a spot near Chattanooga, Tennessee, where they could “See Rock City.” Rock City officially opened as a public attraction on May 21, 1932. It got off to a slow start because advertising in […]

Time capsule satellite estimated to crash in 8 million years: Interesting Facts!

September 14, 2017

LAGEOS 1 (the time capsule) contains a message plaque addressed to human and other beings of the far distant future with maps of the Earth from 3 different eras – 268 million years in the past, present day, and 8 million years in the future (the satellite’s estimated decay date). The satellites has a spherical […]


September 13, 2017

Ghost tales abound throughout the South—but did you ever wonder why? Some theorize it’s due to the high frequency of thunderstorms across the region, charging the atmosphere with the electrical energy of lightning and the dampness of rain that allows spirits to manifest as apparitions. Others claim that haunted locations must carry some “bad karma” […]

Actually, they had never been to a ball game…

September 12, 2017

“Take Me Out to the Ball Game” was written in 1908 by Jack Norworth and Albert Von Tilzer, which has basically become the second national anthem for the United States of America. Despite the song’s incredibly popularity, neither writers of the song had attended a baseball game before they initially wrote the jingle. The idea […]

Autumn Leaves…And More…Fall Facts

September 11, 2017

Fall, Autumn, Harvest Season…whatever you call it this time of year has several truly amazing facts:   In addition to the brilliant colors of fall leaves, the autumn equinox signals another colorful spectacle — the aurora borealis, also called the Northern Lights. Besides the lengthening of nights and cool evening weather, which are great for […]

Just what does Autumn mean…when does it start?

September 9, 2017

The time of year that Keats called the ‘Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’, Autumn is a season famous for its harvest time, turning leaves, cooling temperatures and darkening nights. In Greek mythology, Autumn began when Persephone was abducted by Hades to be the Queen of the Underworld. In distress Persephone’s mother, Demeter (the goddess […]

Eat Chocolate And Improve Your Memory…Really

September 8, 2017

Increase your chance of being nominated for a Noble Peace Prize by eating chocolate…A joint study conducted by researchers from the University of L’Aquila in Italy and Mars, Incorporated says that the regular consumption of dietary cocoa flavanols may improve cognitive function in elderly subjects with early memory decline. The study shows the impact of […]

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