Science

Why Do Woodpeckers Peck Wood?

Woodpeckers, like any other birds, have unique traits. Their pecking behavior is definitely one of them. Have you ever wondered why woodpeckers peck? Their pecking behavior is based on logical reasons. In fact, that behavior is crucial for their lifestyle. Here are 6 reasons why woodpeckers peck wood!

24 Terrific Facts About The Telescope

Have you ever looked up and wondered what that shimmering ball of light in the sky actually is, or how it looks? The telescope has been around for centuries. But how much do you actually know about it? Here we look at 24 facts about the gateway to the stars!

How The Chernobyl Disaster Effected The UK

Most people have heard about the horrible disaster of the Chernobyl factory meltdown. We know it effected many surrounding Ukrainian cities, but did you know it's aftermath expanded across the world? Here we look at the Chernobyl ramifications on the UK.

Lizzie the Elephant, Sheffield’s WWI Industrial Mascot

During the First World War, the sheer number of steel produced in Sheffield was crucial to the military industrial machine. As such, scrap metal collecting was commonplace in Sheffield. One wartime icon of Sheffield would come from the steel industry named Lizzie the Indian Elephant!

5 Fantastic Facts About Froot Loops

As a kid, your favorite cereals were no doubt the ones with the highest sugar content! And with the colorful aspect of Froot Loops, that makes them even more fun to eat. So how about a little throwback of information about our favorite childhood cereal? These will blow your mind!

20 Fascinating Facts About Rhinos That You Should Know

The word rhinoceros means “horned nose” and they once roamed and made their homes in North America and Europe. Now rhinos can only be found in Asia and Africa. Find out more about these ancient one horned beasts with this extensive list of rhino facts!

The Bizarre Salem Tomato Trials

We all know the Salem Witch Trials. But did you know they also held a trial for tomatoes? Back then, tomatoes were thought to be poisonous, so no one ate them! But one person set out to prove that they weren't so bad after all - read his success story!

10 Interesting Facts About Komodo Dragons

Komodo dragons are the largest living lizards on the planet. They are fearsome creatures with a reputation for being strong, aggressive and deadly hunters. But they're not all bad - they love swimming and playing... Here are the top 10 facts about Komodo dragons!

What Is The World’s Most Expensive Fruit?

Fruit is meant to be a good part of a balanced diet, so even if you do end up spending a few bucks more on your favorite fruit, at least it’s for a worthy cause. But what if I told you there was a fruit worth thousands of dollars?

7 Flaws of the Human Body

Don’t get me wrong, the human body is endlessly, staggeringly, wonderfully amazing. It has astounding intricate systems, perfectly adapted organs and genius functional design. Or… maybe not so genius. Evolution favors functionality, not perfection. Check out these seven times this couldn't be more evident.

10 Surprising Foods That Help Eliminate Anxiety

There are countless people in the world living with various forms of mental illness. With anxiety quite common, people turn to numerous drugs, herbal remedies, and foods to try to soothe their discomfort. Let's look at some of the best foods you can eat that will help you with anxiety!

The Drunken Elephant Rampage That Killed 3 People

There are a fair few animals in the animal kingdom who love a good tipple, and elephants are no exception to this. Usually, drunken animals tend to get a little leery – just like their human counterparts. However, this particular animal binge sesh ended with a bit of a darker twist.