Feet

Link #128: 25% Of Bones In The Body Are In Your Feet!

  Link #128: 25% Of Bones In The Body Are In Your Feet! Broken bones can be a very painful and inconvenient experience. Not only does it hurt but you also...

Giant panda cubs eat their mother’s feces.

  Giant pandas eat mostly bamboo but bamboo isn't so easy to digest. Before they can eat bamboo, giant panda cubs, which are born with sterile intestines, need to eat...
The original computer mouse

The first computer mouse was made of wood.

The computer mouse was invented by Douglas Engelbart in 1963. The first prototype was made of wood with two wheels at the bottom. Not very comfortable probably.
Benitoite

Only in San Benito, California can benitoite be found in gemstone quality.

  Benitoite is a rare mineral which has also been called the blue diamond. While it can be found in various sites, only in San Benito, California can it be...
Jose Mestre portrait

Link #63: Jose Mestre: The Man with Tumours for a Face

Link #63: Jose Mestre: The Man with Tumours for a Face In the last article, we spoke about how crows can remember the faces of people who threaten them. However,...
A croc from Crocodile bank, Kovalam - Chennai by s_pixels

Crocodiles Can Climb Trees!

You didn't read that wrongly - crocodiles can climb trees! In fact alligators and crocodiles in North America, Africa and Australia have been spotted by researchers climbing trees and...
tomatoes

The world’s most popular fruit is… the tomato!

  Yes, the tomato is a fruit just like the pepper and the pumpkin. After all, it is a part of a flowering plant. It is not just any fruit,...
Hookworms

Link #10: Why Would Someone Put 50 Hookworms Inside His Skin?

Link #10: Why Would Someone Put 50 Hookworms Inside His Skin? To other people, biologists can seem a little crazy. After all, if you’re an individual who gets squeamish around...

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