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Bubble Wrap

Bubble wrap can be used for simple lab tests.

  Researchers at Harvard have found another use for bubble wrap - running simple diagnostic tests at the lab. According to them, not only is bubble wrap cheap and readily...
Mourning Gecko

All mourning geckos are females.

  Scientists believe all of the remaining mourning geckos in the world are females and yet, they can still reproduce. Female mourning geckos can still lay eggs without males around,...
Mickey and Minnie

One of Mickey Mouse’s voice actors married the voice actress of Minnie Mouse.

  Wayne Allwine voiced Mickey Mouse from 1977 to 2009. In 1991, he married Russi Taylor who was the voice actress of Minnie Mouse since 1986.  
Sense of Smell

Women smell better than men – in two ways.

  One study shows that men have a stronger smell that cannot be easily disguised by fragrances. Another shows that women have more sensitive noses and are able to pick...
Discobolus

In the past, the Olympics was played in the nude.

  In 720 BC, the Greek athletes who competed in the Olympic games did so without any clothes on or just a small strip of cloth. The Greek word for...
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...
Six toed Cat

Ernest Hemingway loved six-toed cats.

  Normally, cats have five front toes but some have six and apparently, these were the ones Ernest Hemingway loved ever since he was give one by a ship's captain....
Diamond

Diamonds can be made from peanut butter.

  But only under very high pressure and temperature so not everyone can do it. Also, the resulting diamond isn't shiny. It looks muddy because of the impurities in peanut...

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