Six weird facts about seahorses

Six Weird Facts About Seahorses The beautiful seahorse is instantly recognizable with its long snout and fast-fanning pectoral fins. You might have even found one dried out and washed up...
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6 amazing facts about koalas

6 Amazing Facts About 'Cute' Koalas Most people know koalas as being cute and cuddly, but there’s a lot more to them than this. They only live in Australia, making...
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Top 10 Weirdest Phobias

Freaky Fears: The Top 10 Weirdest Phobias We all have things that we fear and our fears are often ones that seem irrational to other people. When those fears reach...

The Neanderthals’ large eyes may have caused their extinction.

  Why did the Homo sapiens survive and the Neanderthals didn't? Scientists now believe the Neanderthals' large eyes may be to blame. Indeed, analysis of Neanderthal skulls shows that they...

Tuataras cannot replace their teeth.

  A tuatara's teeth are connected to its jawbone and when lost, cannot be replaced. As a tuatara gets older, it has to eat softer food like earthworms and slugs.  
Aztec Slave

Aztec slaves could have their own slaves.

  In the Aztec empire, slaves were treated well. They could have their own possessions and their own slaves. They could also marry their masters or buy their freedom. Their...

A substance from fish bladder is used to make wine and beer.

  Isinglass is a substance found in the swim bladders of fish and once dried, it is used in the processing of wine and beer, particularly to make these beverages...
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Throughout your life, you will produce enough saliva to fill two swimming pools.

  Each day, you make up to 2 liters of saliva. Saliva is important, after all. It not only helps in digestion and protects you teeth but without saliva, you...

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