Scientists were long baffled by the appearance of beautiful, intricate underwater artwork that resembled crop circles. These phenomena appeared up to 80 feet below sea level and can be up to six […]
If you are looking to own your own tropical island, you can expect to pay a lot of money, or your can do what Richard Sowa did: build your own.
There is more to Kansas City, Missouri than what you see on the surface. In fact, 10% of its industrial real estate is underground.
There is more to the world’s largest cashew tree than what you see on first glance. That’s because it takes way more than one glance to see it. This one, single tree, […]
Regicide is the term used to describe to killing of a monarch. History records kings and queens who have been poisoned, stabbed, shot, beheaded, and blown up. The animal kingdom boasts a […]
As improbable as it may sound, a gathering of puffins is known as an “improbability.” Check out this article by our friends at Science Alcove for more improbable-but-true fun facts about this […]
If you are visiting Lake Hillier, at first glance you may think you have stumbled across a dumping site for a bubble gum factory. At second glance, you may think it is […]
Some people like to keep tarantulas as pets. Others might prefer to keep frogs. What would you say about a tarantula that keeps a frog as its pet? As strange as that […]
Has anyone ever asked you if you have a frog in your throat? If you lived in Russia or Finland you might literally have had that affliction, simply from drinking a cup […]
When it comes to seeds, there is no standard size. Seeds are widely varied in shape and size. Consider the contenders for the extremes of seed size. The world’s smallest seeds are […]
The tuatara, a New Zealand reptile, stands out in several different ways: They have a third eye on the top center of their heads. They have two rows of teeth on the top […]
If you are stranded in the Arctic and happen to have access to a polar bear for your lunch, think twice about eating the liver. Polar bear livers are extremely high in […]
One of the most expensive substances on the planet comes from one of it’s unlikeliest — and ugliest — sources: the horseshoe crab. The bright blue blood of the of these inhabitants […]
The record for the most snow to fall in one day occurred on April 14, 1921 in Silver Lake, Colorado. The storm began at 2:30 pm, and by the same time the […]
Parents routinely tell their children to dress appropriately for the weather. How should a child dress to be properly prepared for an onslaught of amphibians? On July 12, 1873 residents of Kansas […]