Saturday , 17 February 2018

Interesting

NASA Releases Halloween ‘Spooky Space Sounds’ Playlist

We’re no stranger to seeing the surreal and gorgeous images that NASA captures of the universe around us. So far we’ve gotten a good look at a lot of our neighbouring planets as well as what some nearby stars and other celestial wonders look like. But did you know that NASA can also tell you what these places sound like? …

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The Most Painful Things People Can Physically Experience

Road Rash I promise you that the fella in this picture is either playing it cool for the camera or is still in shock. The top layer of your skin is completely shredded and your nerve endings are on fire. The first shower after having some road rash? Complete hell. Tetanus Tetanus is unimaginably painful. When your muscles start to …

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Some Of The Oldest Objects Ever Discovered

Birch Bark Tar Gum It turns out that ‘gum’ existed over 5,000 years ago. However, it wasn’t chewed to freshen breath, or to blow bubbles, it was chewed in an attempt to treat and prevent mouth infections. The gum fossil was discovered by a 23-year-old British archaeology student while she was on a dig in Finland. The gum was found …

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Last Words From Famous People

– Bob Hope, after his wife asked him where he wanted to be buried. – Del Close, Comedian. – Dominique Bouhours, French priest and grammarian, stays technically correct to the end. Donald O’Connor, American dancer and actor. Donald O’Connor, American dancer and actor. – General John Sedgwick, Union Army, shot mid-sentence at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. – H.G …

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Symbol Meanings On Old Gravestones

Hopefully you never have to learn this fact for a long, long time, but there’s a whole catalogue of symbols and carvings that you can place on a headstone, to commemorate the life of a loved one. As sad and depressing as that can be, it’s also pretty fascinating. When it comes to older gravestones, in those hidden and overgrown …

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It’s time for a little perspective

It’s easy to lose perspective nowadays. Technology has provided us unparalleled access to the wonders of our world. Every once in a while, however, it’s nice to step back and look at things from the outside. To remember where we came from. There are a lot of people on this little slice of heaven we call Earth. For example, you’re …

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Young People 100 Years Ago

Algeria Germany Nepal and China England Scotland and Ireland Romania and Albania Japan Argentina and Mexico Spain Poland and Estonia Greece and Cyprus Hungary Austria and Luxembourg India Australia and New Zealand The USA Belgium The Netherlands Sweden and Finland Russia France The Philippines Italy

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Incredible Facts About Your Brain

If you took a piece of your brain tissue that was the size of a grain of sand, it would contain 100,000 neurons and 1,000,000,000 synapses, all working with each other. There are approximately 10,000 different types of neurons in the brain. Information travels through your brain at a stunning 268 miles an hour- faster than the fasted Formula 1 …

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Under The Microscope

A snail’s tongue Tapeworm LCD screen Snow Ball pen Silicone dioxide Spider eyes Espresso Vanilla Mouse embryo Laptop screen Sugar Tequilla Gold Polyester Pen Sand Bonus: human lice

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Russian Soldiers Make Interesting WWII Discovery

While digging in the woods for whatever reason (presumably blitzed off their ass on vodka), some Russian soldiers came across an interesting find. Their shovels hit something metallic that wasn’t a rock. Upon further digging, they saw it was an old metal box. After prying the old rusted box open, it revealed a trove of personal items from a German …

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There’s Certain Things You Just Shouldn’t See

There’s always something in your past that you wish you hadn’t accidentally seen, that’s scarred you moving forward. Man, if you could only take it back, you could save yourself a lifetime of therapy. Feel bad for these guys though. There’s some things that shouldn’t be witnessed by outside eyes. “I used to do a little work after school at …

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Reasons We Respond

Every day, first responders display true strength and courage by putting their lives on the line to protect and save others. Nobody makes them do it; they choose to do it. In anticipation of the upcoming film Only The Brave, in theaters Friday, based on the inspiring true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, we asked first responders in our …

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Amazing Secrets of Ordinary Things That Can Change Your Life

Billions of dollars each year goes Coca-Cola thanks to their secret formula. They say only two execs know the formula with the original document with the formula written on it is kept in a vault in a permanent interactive exhibit at Coca-Cola HQ. Colonel Sanders created his “Original Recipe” in July of 1940 consisting of 11 herbs and spices, and …

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