Category Archives: Scientific Facts

You Think This Is A Weasel? Check Again – It’s The Adorable Stoat!

stoat

The Stoat is a mammal that can change its fur from yellow to the color of snow. Chances are you’ve seen it many times before and weren’t aware of what it actually was. Some also call it the short-tailed weasel. The easiest

If You Had To, Would You Operate On Yourself Like Dr. Leonid Rogozov Did In 1961?!

Leonid Rogozov

Between 1960 and 1962, Dr. Leonid Ivanovich Rogozov was on a research mission in Antarctica as the only physician. On April 29, 1961, Dr. Rogozov began to feel weak, nauseated, and feverish. Later, pain also developed in the lower right abdomen.

Did You Know There’s A Stunning Geological Wonder In Peru Called “Rainbow Mountain”?

rainbow mountain

The fact that the Earth can sometimes be insanely colorful is not something unheard of. Surely during elementary school you’ve had two or three of those trips into nature and discovered that the Earth does not actually come in all brown.

Have You Ever Tested Yourself With This Quick Visual Effect Trick?

Visual effect

Look at the picture: There are 12 black dots on the grid, but no matter how hard you try, you will not be able to see them all at once. The effect, frustrating to say, stems from the fact that

Have You Heard of Cryonic Freezing? 200 People Already Permanently Frozen Worldwide!

To date, there are about 200 people frozen all over the world. All of them are waiting to wake up one day, when technology is sufficiently advanced to thaw them and bring them back to life. The process is called

Man Eliminates OCD Symptoms By Shooting Himself In The Head. He Survived And It Actually Worked

MRI GSW

Back in 1988, a mentally ill person known in medical reports and media only as “George,” shot himself in the head in a suicide attempt. Prior to attempting suicide, he had suffered from a severe case of OCD that apparently

Trouble Waking Up In The Morning? The “High Voltage Ejector Bed” Is Here To Help

Colin Furze Ejector bed

You probably know the old saying, “the early bird catches the worm.” After all, how could you not, when it’s the motto of parents around the world who are struggling to get their children to get up for school in

This College Drop-Out Became Math Genius After Mugging

Jason Padgett

In 2002, Jason Padgett, then a 31-year-old salesman, went for a night out in his neighborhood pub. After leaving the pub, two robbers came up to him from behind and assaulted him. The robbers struck him in the head over

Do You Feel The Urge To Clean Your Notifications 24/7? It’s Not OCD-You’re Just Addicted To Dopamine

dopamine

Can’t stand looking at notifications on new updates, messages or emails? Feel the need to “clean” them up all the time and have a clear screen? Here’s the thing: it’s not your fault – you’re just addicted to dopamine. The

How Much Do You Think A Kidney Fetches Up On The Black Market? You’d Be Surprised

Donor kidney

Surely you’ve heard of the famous sentence “It’s so expensive that you’d have to sell a kidney for it.” Not only is this is a well-known way to point out something is ridiculously costly, but it also works both ways. What