19 Fascinating Facts About Our Planet, Earth
Over 7 billion people live on our planet, yet the majority of them know so little about it. This is a sad fact as we are the only creatures on earth, and possibly in the universe, that can know something about the planet we live on.
4 Mind-Blowing Facts About the English Language
For one, English is pretty unique in terms of pronunciation, but on the other hand, it has a pretty ordinary set of sounds, unlike many fascinating African languages that have so-called click sounds. 4 Mind-Blowing Facts about the English Language video, informative, languages, foreign language, interesting
16 Facts About Consumerism That'll Blow Your Mind
Here are some other mind blowing facts about the USA’s consumer habits. But don't think Americans are alone in this, as they are just an example of how we've all become consumers instead of citizens. 1. In 1930, the average American woman owned 9 outfits.
7 Mind-Blowing Facts About Rome’s Pantheon
Here are 7 fascinating facts you probably don't know about this one-of-a-kind landmark. 1. The present-day Pantheon is not the original one For a long time, scholars were unsure about the exact origins of the Pantheon. It is now known that the iconic structure was dedicated at around 126 AD.
16 Fascinating Facts About the Red Planet
Mars is our nearest planetary neighbor, and the only planet outside Earth that we have actually had robots walk (or rather, roll) on, sending us videos and photos of this desert-like planet that, ironically, is incredibly cold. We hope to visit Mars with human feet in the coming decades.
Learn Something New Today With These Mind-Blowing Facts
They certainly provided me with much knowledge and gave me something to ponder about. Today I learned where the expression 'put a sock in it' came from. I was surprised to discover what the swastika, an originally ancient symbol, represented.
10 Facts About the Power of Trees That Will Blow Your Mind
The following facts will make you ponder the curious power of these magnificent living giants. 1. Trees can explode Source: Tatters / Flickr Trees may look quiet and harmless, but certain trees have some vicious abilities.
These 20 Animal Facts will Blow Your Mind
What is it about animals that we love so much? Perhaps it's their cute looks, or maybe their natural innocence, or the emotional reactions that they elicit from us. Either way, these 20 animal facts will surely put a smile on your face. 1. There have been studies that show that goats have accents.
A Year On Planet Earth...
This short montage shows the cycle of all four seasons on earth, and how our year comes full circle every year, since the beginning of history.
Sit Back and Let These Earth Facts Boggle Your Mind!
Planet Earth has fascinated humanity since we first began to walk on its surface. And why shouldn’t it? In addition to being our home, it’s the only planet we know of where life thrives. Over the last few centuries, we have learned so much about Earth.
7 Mind Blowing Science Facts School Left Out
We rounded up 7 unusual scientific facts that will remind you just how incredible our universe is. 1. Water can be supercooled below freezing point We all learned about water’s boiling and freezing points at school. We know that water stays liquid between 32 and 212°F (or 0 and 100°C).
Here Are 18 Facts That Are Bound to Blow Your Mind!
Have a little think about all the strange thoughts that enter your mind when you're trying to fall asleep. At moments like these, particularly when you want to fall asleep quickly, your brain starts bringing up weird questions, such as 'How much does a cloud weigh?'
Planet Earth's Beauty: The Desert
It is a part of the amazing magnificence that is our planet. Planet Earth's Beauty: The Desert nature, video, beautiful Those who have been to the desert will tell you - The desert seems desolate, but it has its own beauty, its own cycle of life and death, it's own breathtaking views.
10 Fascinating Facts About the Subconscious Mind
These 10 facts might give you some insight into the mysterious ways of the subconscious brain. 1. Controls 95% of Our Memories The average brain has about 10,000 synapses per cell. Each synapse passes electrical signals around your brain, which basically tells your body when to do stuff.
10 Fun and Mind Boggling Facts About the Internet
And while we all use it on an everyday basis, most of us don’t know a lot about the Internet.
12 Mind-Blowing History Facts You Never Knew Were True!
History is pretty addictive - the more about it you know, the more you keep wanting to learn. Unlike many other addictions, though, this one is actually good for you, as it activates the brain and makes us expand our horizons even when you think it’s impossible.
These Theories On Reality Will Blow Your Mind
The thing is that several things we take for granted as true about it are actually false. Over the ages, many scientists and philosophers have tried to override “common sense” theories about reality with their own. Here are 10 mind-blowing theories about the universe and reality: 10.
This Yacht Will Blow Your Mind!
The maximum speed of the boat is of about 21 knots. The Maltese Falcon is able to cross the Atlantic in just 10 days! But as beautiful as it is on the outside, its insides are just as brilliant.
26 Incredible Facts About the Human Mind
Both the conscious and subconscious mind have a significant influence on our behavior, but most us have only a minimal understanding of how they work. What follows are 26 interesting facts about human psychology, starting off with a summary of the first 15: 1.
10 Mind-Blowing History Facts You Never Knew Were True
The fun part about ancient history is that it’s an ever-evolving science, where new amazing discoveries are made every year.
This Mind-Blowing Talk Explores the Nature of Reality
How can we be sure that we see reality for what it really is, and not something of our mind's own construction? Cognitive scientist, Donald Hoffman, does his best to try and answer this question in this mind-blowing TED talk.
These Gigantic Comparisons Will Blow Your Mind!
In fact, if it was to be placed within Central Park's main lake, there would only be 350 feet (106m) of extra space left in front and behind it. 2. Russia's Mir Mine Russia's Mir Mine is by far one of the world's deepest open pit mines, going down to a depth of 1,722 feet (525m).
10 Surprising Facts About Earth's Biggest Bird!
Here are 10 things you might not have known about this fascinating bird. Behold! The Ostrich in all of its flightless glory! The Ostrich is the largest living species of bird in the world, typically weighing 140 – 290 lbs (63.5-131.5 kg) and measuring 6 – 9 ft (1.8-2.7 meters) in height.
What is the Most Dangerous Place On Planet Earth?
How about HUMAN involvement? We're no slouches either, and have some terribly polluted places to stay away from. So lets discover the most dangerous place in the world. What is the Most Dangerous Place On Planet Earth?