Did You Know Swans Can Die Of A Broken Heart If Their Partner Dies?

We humans often think we are the most evolved creatures on the face of the planet. In fact, we think that because we’re the most intelligent, we’re also at the top of More »

You Think This Is A Weasel? Check Again – It’s The Adorable 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 More »

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

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, More »

Did You Know Centipedes Breed Without Having Sex? Imagine If Humans Did The Same

The thing about centipedes is, not everyone likes them. As a matter of fact, a lot of people get the urge to vomit at the mere thought of them. There’s just something More »

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 »

 

A Vending Machine For Luxury Cars? They Exist, Believe It Or Not

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Singapore is one of those countries that has an astonishing economy and forward-thinking residents. It is famous for its transition from a rural, agricultural and fishing nation to an economic global superpower. It should come as no surprise, then, that

Have You Seen “The Lion King”? How Bizarre Is It That A Famous Quote Everybody Seems To Remember From It Doesn’t Even Exist?!

Lion King

Did you know that one of the most quoted sentences from the animated children’s movie “The Lion King” is not said at all? The famous phrase “One day, all of this will be yours” is not said by any character

If You Ever Feel Like Complaining About Difficult Tests In School, Thank God You’re Not A 17-Year-Old South Korean. What They Go Through Is Pure Hell During National Examination Day

National Examination Day

You think your tests are difficult and stressful? Wait till you hear about South Korea’s National Examination Day. This is a test that every Korean citizen takes at the age of 17. It basically more or less  determines whether or not

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

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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