Try as hard as you might, you cannot hum while holding your nose. Read about a substance that will want you to hold your nose to keep from smelling it. Find out […]
The phrase “busy as a bee” denotes someone who seemingly has an inexhaustible supply of energy. Before you compare the biggest workaholic you know to a bee, you should probably take a […]
Have you ever fished a single spaghetti noodle out of your plate of pasta and wondered about its proper name? Ponder no more. That single strand of pasta is classified as a […]
The English language is extraordinarily rich, complicated, and interesting. Its nonsensical rules have perplexed the most diligent of students, but its use as a global language only continues to increase. Consider the […]
Paraguay’s flag is different from the flags of other nations in a very special way: its two sides are different from each other. The flag design dates back to 1842. The red, […]
While the vast majority of your body is fully grown by the age of twenty years, there are parts of your body that have only just begun.
Say what you will about Michel Lotito, but one thing is for certain: he never suffered from iron deficiency in his diet. For that matter, he didn’t want for glass, plastic, aluminum, […]
Armadillos are among the most curious-looking creatures in the animal kingdom. Beyond appearance, they also have another unusual characteristic: they always give birth to identical quadruplets.
If you want to write the words “upside down” upside down, the words “umop apisdn” will give you an upside-down mirror image. Just to avoid confusion, the upside down “e” resembles a […]
If you are looking for a place to fill your water bottle, look no further than Lake Superior. With 3,000,000,000,000,000 (3 quadrillion) gallons of water, the contents of Lake Superior could cover […]
Many of us had a teacher whom we suspected was a witch. In the case of Jim Backus, it was very nearly true.
If you suffer from pteronophobia, you have an irrational fear of being tickled by feathers. Learn about more strange phobias. Read more fun facts about psychology.
The Little Mermaid has been one of Disney’s most successful and beloved movies. The story of Ariel overcoming obstacles and winning the love of a prince (not to mention some of the […]
If the thought of being around a dead person gives you goosebumps, you will find your time in your coffin to be more than a little unsettling. Goosebumps continue to form on […]
Although the blue whale holds the record for the largest heart of any creature on the planet, its heart consists of a mere 0.12 percent of its entire body mass. Most animals […]