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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.

The World’s Quietest Place

What if I was to tell you that there is an actual place quieter than A Quiet Place? And that it will drive you crazy rather than zen you out? At the Orfield Laboratories in Minnesota, there is an anechoic chamber that is the quietest place in the world.

Can You Reach The End Of The Rainbow?

Sadly you’ll never taste that rainbow after running into it with your mouth open, and you’ll never get that little green-clad Irish fella’s pot of gold. Disappointed? We are too, but learn exactly why you can't reach the end of a rainbow.

Fourteen Fart-Tastic Facts About Farts

Farting is just as natural as yawning or blinking. It's a bodily function we can't control and it's something we can't avoid. From the speed of a fart, to why they smell, and just what exactly they're made of, you can read all about it here with these fourteen fart-tastic facts!

How Coca-Cola Actually Changed Santa’s Appearance

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When the “Holidays Are Coming” Coca-Cola advertisement hits your TV screen, it’s not uncommon to hear somebody say “hey did you know Coke made Santa red and that he was green before?” As well as “Coke owns the rights to Santa” and these are things many of us just take to be facts. However, they are completely mythical. But why do people believe it?

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

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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!

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.