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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Do Penguins Have Knees?

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People have been frequently asking if penguins have knees, especially as their entire body is covered with feathers. Looking at them waddling about with plump bellies and very short legs makes you doubt if they have knees. Do Penguins have knees? The answer is yes. Penguins have knees. Their legs have a short femur, tibia, fibula and of course knees. Their...

Funny Graphs Show Correlation Between Completely Unrelated Stats

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Spurious correlation is a high correlation between two random, unrelated statistics. Harvard law student Tyler Vigen made a hilarious collection of spurious correlations to emphasize the fact that correlation does not imply causation. Divorce and Margarine Bedsheet Deaths and Ski Profits Norwegian Oil and Train Accidents Miss America and Murder Uranium and Arcade Revenue North Carolinian Marriage and Executions Sour Cream and Motorcycle Accidents Power Line Accidents and...

Weird-looking Animals You Didn’t Know Existed

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1. Giant Isopod Is this even real? It looks like something that came out from an alien versus predator movie. 2. Umbonia Spinosa 3. Galapagos Batfish 4. Hummingbird Hawk-Moth This little insect is just plain cool. Strange... but cool.  5. Atretochoana A class of amphibian that resembles worms or snakes. And something else? 6. Goblin Shark Yikes! More like a shreik fest. But believe it or not, this...

Daylight Saving 2017

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Daylight Saving Time (DST) is frequently incorrectly referred to as "daylight savings time". In some countries, it is also called "summer time". It is called standard time, typical time or winter season time when DST is not observed. Clock Changes in New York, USA in 2017 12 Mar 2017 - Daylight Saving Time Starts When regional standard time is about to reach ...

Science Facts You Didn’t Know

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Science Facts that you may never heard of.

14 Types of noses, apparently not all noses are equal

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Not all noses are equal.  This is a sad truth for many people.  In the vast array of noses in the world, there are obvious favourites.  But what is the ideal nose? To figure this out we need to know how many different types of noses there are.  While guesses may range anywhere from 5 to 500, an Israeli scientist...

The story(s) behind A113 Hidden In Pixar Movies

The story(s) behind A113 Hidden In Pixar Movies
A seemingly meaningless set of letters and numbers, A113 keeps appearing in various Disney and Pixar movies.  Though it comes up in different formats (A1-13 and A-113), it has been subtly added to many movies.  You’ve probably seen it yourself and just haven’t noticed. Many people have come up with theories about why this sequence is added.  Some claim that...

19 Restroom Views That Will Leave You Breathless

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We go to the restroom everyday. It's a pretty mundane routine. So how do you make an ordinary experience memorable? Make it stand out! Here is a list of extraordinary views from simple restrooms around the world. 1. Melbourne Cricket Ground Stadium, Australia 2. Skyhouse Roof - Austin, Texas 3. UC Santa Barbara 4. Moon Nightclub at the Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada 5. Hotel Pulheim,...

18 Eye-Catching Nightmare Before Christmas Inspired DIYs

Eye-Catching Nightmare Before Christmas Inspired DIYs
1. Character Egg Cartons 2. Mayor Lamp 3. Oogie Boogie Squash 4. Zero Ornament 5. Jack Skellington Hat and Scarf 6. Sally Patch Doll 7. Jack Skellington-Inspired Bow Tie 8. Scary Duck Toy 9. Jack Skellington Halloween String Garland 10. Jack Skellington Mug Cozy 11. The Nightmare Before Christmas Cross-Stich 12. Jack Skellington Cupcakes 13. Jack Skellington Candy Apples 14. Sally Painted Pumpkin 15. Oogie Boogie Monster 16. Monster Wreath 17. Jack Skellington Nail Art 18....

You Won’t Believe What Magnified Sand Looks Like.

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Amazing magnified photographs of sand.

Weirdest Fruit and Veg

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Alien looking fruit and vegetables that you won't believe really exist.

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