Here are some heart shaped facts, from a newly discovered heart problem to humming birds, playing cards to swimming pools and the night sky's heart nebula.
While a sneeze is merely a spasmodic involuntary action caused by irritation due to foreign particles in the nasal mucosa causing expulsion of air from lungs and mouth, the beliefs, legends and superstitions associated with sneezing are diverse and baffle the mind.
Flamingos are fabulous—they are so beautiful and they have some very interesting behaviors, for example, their elaborate courtship dance.
Alien Big Cats, or ABCs, are commonly sighted throughout the world, but especially in the United Kingdom. The Beast of Bodmin Moor and the Beast of Buchan are two of the more well known ABCs said to roam throughout the UK.
The North Carolina Cemetery Survey is working to find all the unmarked graves in the state. North Carolina has more unmarked graves than almost all of the remainder of our nation.
What would happen if every human being on Earth disappeared? How long would it take nature to recover from centuries of human activity? How much civilisation will able to stand the test of time?
Just in case 200+ odd facts weren't enough for you the first time, I have compiled another list, some possibly even stranger than before, but still true.
Through the eyes of world-famous big cat trainer and animal lover Alexander Lacey, here is a look at what it's like to work with lions and tigers.
A jack o'lantern is a carved and lighted Halloween pumpkin. It's also a name for the mysterious light that reportedly appears near the surface of a wetland.
Carl Sagan (1934-1996) envisioned a cosmic aim for humanity. Though humanity will not be the final species to go extinct, according to Sagan, the Earth is ours in the meantime.
Dragons are found in the myths of cultures all over the world. What is the origin of the myths about these terrifying creatures? What is the reason for our current fascination with dragons?
The health risks of meat production today can no longer be brushed under the carpet. Find out exactly what you put into your mouth.
Are there atheists in the pulpit? More than you think. Some stay, some leave, some try to change what it means to believe, some start atheist churches. How will this affect religion?
Don't call them dumb (or tasty or juicy either). Get acquainted with the lessons that turkeys have to teach us about defining yourself, listening to your mother, and confidently strutting your stuff.
John Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo unleashed a horrifying series of attacks on residents of the DC area and beyond. During their 3-week reign of terror, 10 people were killed and 3 critically injured.
The earliest artifacts or fossils often hold surprising information that close gaps in science and history. Enjoy reading about ten cases that are as interesting as they are informative.
While spending a week vacationing in Indianapolis I found that between swimming in the hotel pool, visiting the Indy zoo and playing haunted laser tag I barely had time to search for local urban legends and haunted places. So being the OCD type person that I am, I put a halt to the leisure time fun and buckled down on some hardcore research my last three days in Indiana. With any luck, you the reader will find my discoveries as interesting as I have.
Placer gold hunters usually follow the age old gold prospecting rules by digging in waterways. Here, I share places that have yielded me gold that may not be so well known. Enjoy and good hunting!!
Bomber aircraft are the slower cousins of the fighter aircraft, but by speed standards they are still super-fast. Want to know how fast they are? Read on.
Laughter is a fairly common occurrence with humans. But this doesn't make understanding it any easier. We love to laugh so much there are entire industries built around it.
Love 'em or not, squirrels can teach us eight important lessons about relationships, decision-making, finances, self-confidence, and more. What can we learn from these pesky, bushy-tailed rodents?