You had a rough week at work and it’s finally the weekend. But what will you do with your free time. You don’t really feel like hitting the town for a night out with the girls. And you really don’t feel like doing the shopping you’ve been putting off. How about staying in for the weekend and relaxing.
You could put on some music, grab your favorite blanket, and start reading some articles online. And there’s no better way to start that than with this fun-fact article!While Tonya Illman was walking along the beach dunes when she found a bottle floating along the shore. Inside was a note from June 12, 1886. It was confirmed that the note was from the German ship Paula. They sent out the note to experiment with ocean and shipping routes.
So if you’re planning on having your wedding in either Portland, Oregon or Vancouver, Washington, you can rent any of the Mtn Peaks’ llamas.
You can choose from Rojo, Smokey, Diego and Jean-Pierre, and they’ll even dress up for your big day.
The donor gets a text message whenever the blood they donated gets used.
The program also has a “nag me until I become a blood donor” option. It sends you text messages like “We won’t give up until you bleed.” That’s one way to get people to donate.
“With a decline of almost 40 percent in the last three decades alone, the world’s tallest animal is under severe pressure in some of its core ranges across East, Central and West Africa.
As one of the world’s most iconic animals, it is timely that we stick our neck out for the giraffe before it is too late,” said Julian Fennessy, the co-chair of the IUCN’s Species Survival Commission’s Giraffe and Okapi Specialist Group.
That means that at any given moment in time, there are millions of pounds of water just floating above your head.
Luckily, all that weight doesn’t drop at the same time. It would be like 100 elephants falling on your head.
Don’t ever touch this tree, which is found in Florida. Just touching it will leave you with chemical burns on your skin.
Not only that, but the fruit is toxic, and when the bark is burned, it can cause blindness. Best just stay away from this tree altogether.
Research shows that when couples who are in love stare into each other’s eyes their heart rates synchronize after three minutes of staring.
When you click a hyperlink, it opens a new window for you.
The patent expires in 2021. Bet you didn’t know that.
One of Charles Darwin’s favorite things to do was to find out how every animal he found tasted. He spent his life taste-testing exotic animals all over the world.
Darwin even started his very own foodie club. He called it The Glutton Club, and they spent their time trying out different animals. He remembers the worst being the brown owl, which he called “indescribable.”.
Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia is your body’s way of telling you to slow down your eating.
Brain freeze is caused by the cooling of the capillaries of the sinuses by eating or drinking something cold.
If you look close enough, you can see that the colors in the second rainbow actually appear in reverse order.
Light is so cool.
Former employee, Sanmay Ved, owned Google.com for approximately one minute.
“Our initial financial reward to Sanmay — $6,006.13 — spelled-out Google, numerically (squint a little and you’ll see it!). We then doubled this amount when Sanmay donated his reward to charity,” wrote Google.
It’s 100% possible for cats to be allergic to humans. Their symptoms present themselves as miliary dermatitis.
This causes little scabs to appear, or missing hair. It usually shows itself around the head and neck area, but it can be found anywhere on the cat.
Mr. Ureta planted 7,000 trees in a guitar shape for his wive, the love of his life.
Unfortunately, due to a fear of flying, Mr. Ureta has only ever seen his hard work in pictures.
They then walked to where their regiments had fought against one another, and literally “buried the hatchet.”
Déjà vu is when you get the feeling that you’ve experienced a real-life event before.
But déjà rêvé is when you’ve experienced the same dream.
25% of the total amount of cholesterol in the body can be found in the brain.
It’s absolutely essential to the health of the brain cells.