These Ocean-Dwelling People Suffer From “Dry Land Sickness”

You’ve heard of sea sickness or motion sickness, right? That nasty feeling some people get whenever they go on a boat that makes them want to throw their guts out? Well, believe More »

Why Do Dogs Get Stuck Together When Mating?

Have you ever seen a pair of dogs “glued” to each other and not understand why or how it happened? During mating, the male climbs the female and they engage in copulation. But, after More »

Would You Pour Hydrochloric Acid On Someone You Dislike? That’s What Happened To Black Protesters In 1964 At A St. Augustine Motel

53 years ago, black and white protesters arrived at a motel in the city of St. Augustine, Florida. The reason for their arrival was that earlier, Martin Luther King and his colleagues, More »

This Doctor Claimed He Had Found “Evidence” For Black People’s Diseases Like “Drapetomania” That Caused Slaves To Escape Their Owners

Did you know there was a doctor whose hobby was to invent diseases for black slaves? Dr. Samuel A. Cartwright was born in 1793 and completed his medical studies at the University More »

Zoo Racism? Qizai Is The Only Brown Panda In The World; He’s Suffered A Lot, But Is Today A Celebrity

We all like pandas, right? They are an endangered species and, therefore, must be protected. However, that’s easier said than done. In addition to being rare and endangered, they other qualities that More »

 

Would You Pour Hydrochloric Acid On Someone You Dislike? That’s What Happened To Black Protesters In 1964 At A St. Augustine Motel

Hydrochloric acid

53 years ago, black and white protesters arrived at a motel in the city of St. Augustine, Florida. The reason for their arrival was that earlier, Martin Luther King and his colleagues, in the struggle for the rights of blacks,

Robert Downey Jr. Would Have Overdosed If It Hadn’t Been For Burger King

Robert Downey Jr.

Have you ever heard the story about Robert Downey Jr. and how Burger King is responsible for helping him get cleaned up? If not, you’re about to. And if you don’t know who Robert Downey Jr. is, which is highly

Did You Know You Can Rent Your Very Own Tropical Island In Belize For Under $500 A Night?

Belize

In Belize, you can rent your own isolated island in less than $500 a night ($495). The island is called “Island of the Bird” and is, as you’ve probably guessed by now, ultra cool.  The only condition is that you must

Genius? In 1914, Einstein Demanded His Wife Sign An Agreement Not To Speak To Him

Einstein

Albert Einstein, the man who changed the face of history and physics in particular, had a strange approach to marriage. In 1914 (after 11 years of marriage), Einstein presented his first wife, Mileva Maric, with a list of conditions she

This Doctor Claimed He Had Found “Evidence” For Black People’s Diseases Like “Drapetomania” That Caused Slaves To Escape Their Owners

drapetomania

Did you know there was a doctor whose hobby was to invent diseases for black slaves? Dr. Samuel A. Cartwright was born in 1793 and completed his medical studies at the University of Pennsylvania. His breakthrough in the field of

In 18th-century Europe, They Used To Blow Tobacco Air Up The A*ses Of Drowning People To Save Their Life. Strangely, It Didn’t Work

tobacco smoke enema

Have you ever heard about medical treatments that involved  tobacco smoke enema? Apparently, it was a real hoot back in the day. In fact, it was a widespread method used to try to help people in near-drowning situations throughout Europe.

Zoo Racism? Qizai Is The Only Brown Panda In The World; He’s Suffered A Lot, But Is Today A Celebrity

Qizai

We all like pandas, right? They are an endangered species and, therefore, must be protected. However, that’s easier said than done. In addition to being rare and endangered, they other qualities that separate them from all other bears. Their black

Did You Know? Back In 1993, A Young Writer Named Matthew Perry Offered NBC A Show About Six Friends In NYC And Was Rejected

Matthew Perry

In 1993, a promising young actor named Matthew Perry decided to work on his own idea for a television sitcom. After a year of hard work and spent savings, he sold the idea to Universal Studios. Perry’s sitcom was called

Love Horses? The Icelandic Flying Horse Has Something No Other Breed Has

Icelandic flying horse

The Icelandic flying horse is a breed of horses that originates in (you’ve guessed it) Iceland. It is a well-known breed, notable for its appearance, which often mistakenly resembles a pony rather than a horse. However, most registries classify the

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