Ever feel a little random tickle on your foot? The “Vampire Spider” is attracted to the smell of human feet.
As it turns out, the ‘well known fact’ about how we consume about 7 spiders a year just by having them walk into our mouths whilst we sleep was completely made up. It was an experiment to prove the ease in which false information spreads.
Your brain lacks the ability to completely create ‘new faces’ when you sleep. Every person that you see in your dreams, from the background stranger to the main focus, is someone you’ve seen somewhere before.
Switzerland has enough nuclear fallout shelters to protect the entirety of its population.
1.59 gallons of water. That is the amount of water that is proven to be lethal for someone to consume in one sitting.
Octopus blood is blue.
Humans shed somewhere around 600,000 skin particles every hour. The dust that’s collecting on your shelves, floors, counter tops… a lot of that is ‘shed human skin.’
It’s weird to think about… but you’ve never actually seen your own face. You’ve seen pictures, videos, and reflections… but never your own self.
Dolphins are typically seen as a peaceful, happy-go-lucky creature. They’re actually pretty naughty. not only do they actively participate in the abuse of other dolphins, they purposefully chew on toxic pufferfish to get high.
There are those who love tomatoes and those who loathe them. In 16th century Europe, many people loathed them. However it wasn’t because of the taste- it was because many people believed that eating a tomato could turn you into a werewolf.
Human beings have been responsible for the extinction of over 300 species in the last 500 years.
The social experience has been taken ‘online’ for years now… but sadly, it’s not all good. Cyber bullying is a huge problem, and only 1 in 10 children tell their parents when they’re being bullied online.
The anus of a slug is on its head.
In 1999, over 3,000 cases were reported in the U.K. of people being hospitalized after tripping over a laundry basket.
If you’re robbing a place and you’re wearing gloves, be sure to wear a shirt too… and don’t fall over. Nipple prints are as unique as fingerprints.