Category Archives: Scientific Facts

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

John Harrison Donated Blood More Than 1,000 Times And Saved 2M Lives!

James Harrison

Being human certainly has its perks. One might feel content with the fact that we are the most intelligent beings on the planet at the moment. That’s not all – because of our evolutionary heritage, we have also developed a

Solving A Rubik’s Cube Is Frustrating? You Must Be Happy To Hear About The Easier 1x1x1 Cube

Rubik's Cube

The thing about puzzles is, they can be as tricky to solve as they are interesting. Luck would have it that many puzzles are designed to not only occupy one’s attention, but also develop their brain skills. Perhaps one of

Why Do UPS Drivers Avoid Turning Left At Junctions?

UPS

How would you react if someone were to tell you that UPS trucks do not turn left, just right? Although, this only applies in countries where they drive on the right and vice versa. As a matter of fact, the

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