Jack Leith-De Graaf

About Jack Leith-De Graaf

Jack Leith-De Graaf is a BA English Studies graduate and a part-time writer. In his spare time he likes to read and do circus skills. He enjoys writing about video games, television and general knowledge.

3 Biggest Snow Myths That Will Surprise You

Snow can make any city look like a wonderland! Not to mention, it can provide easy hydration on the go if it's clean. But there's a lot of misconceptions about snow that you probably don't know. Which one of these surprise you the most?

5 Fast Facts About Kero Kero Bonito

Kero Kero Bonito (also known as KKB) are a British three-piece band made up of vocalist Sarah Midori Perry and producers Gus Lobban & Jamie Bulled. They’re an Indie Pop and Electropop band who use a delightfully crazy mix of snyth, English and Japanese lyrics. Check out the facts!

Pokémon: 15 Spooky Facts About Haunter

Haunter is among the more impressive Pokémon from the first-generation. With his fascinating ability to slip through walls and hurt his enemies with just his tongue, it's no doubt he should be a staple to every Trainers deck! Check out these facts about this ghostly Pokémon.

A Spoon of Oil Can Calm A Lake

What happens when you put a spoon full of oil into a choppy lake? You got it, the lake calms. You might be thinking "fake news", but know that science may just surprize you yet again!

The Incredible Phenomenon of Ball Lightning

Certainly you've heard of lightning - but ball lightning? This is a fascinating occurrence that scientists are still learning about, which definitely makes it a mysterious piece of nature. Even so, find out what little we know about this crazy event and what we have left to discover about ball lightning!

The Surprising History of Schadenfreude

Schadenfreude - it's a mouthful, but it's one German word that many people are familiar with. But do you know what it means? Once you find out, it might become a word you use more often because it definitely is useful! Find out what this complicated but functional word means.

Tulip Mania – When Flowers Would Buy You A House In Holland

The Netherlands is certainly known for their tulips. These beautiful bulbs can get pricey, but you'll be thankful they aren't as expensive as they used to be! Find out how these flowers became so popular in the Netherlands, and what caused their worth to drop back down to a reasonable price!

Three Times The World Almost Entered A Nuclear War

Nuclear war has been a threat hanging over the world for decades now. Luckily, we've managed to avoid it - so far. But there are a more than a few times where we certainly came close! Here are three of which that you may not have heard about until now!

Why Are There So Many Midges In Scotland?

Nobody likes midges - they're called pests for a reason! They seem to serve no purpose other than bothering you and leaving you covered in oh so attractive bite marks, especially during the summer. They're especially abundant in Scotland - but did you know there's a reason? Check it out here!

Why Did Pirates Wear Eye-patches?

There's a lot of classic staples to pirates - a peg leg, the funny hat, a hook for a hand, and eye-patches! While many people think eye-patches were to cover up a lost eye, the use is actually for a very different reason. Find out here why pirates REALLY wore eye-patches!