Body & health facts

Napoleon’s Penis is in New Jersey

Reading Time: 2 minutes Well, this is awkward. Where to go from here with a title like that. Maybe we should recap with a bit of history and work our way to why and how Napoleon’s Penis is in New Jersey. After Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo he was exiled to the British island of St. Helena. …

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10 Percent Of All Marriages Are Between Cousins

Reading Time: 2 minutes When you read the fact about the Icelandic incest app you may have thought it was a joke, or you may have even had a chuckle at the idea. You probably even initially thought to yourself how many people really marry a cousin? Well it would appear that quite a few people do. To be …

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Paul Kern, the Man Who Didn’t Sleep for 40 Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sleep deprivation. Parents of newborn babies know the trauma all too well, and some military forces and covert government agencies use the deprivation of sleep as a tool for torture. While most of us can go for a few days without sleeping, when we do many of our functional abilities become extremely disadvantaged. Some people …

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Police in India Are Given Moustache Pay

Reading Time: 2 minutes Believe it or not but police in the northern Madhya Pradesh state of India actually get paid an allowance for growing a moustache. Such an allowance may seem bizarre to many, especially from modern western cultures, but there was some logic behind the decision. Moustaches are one of those things that come and go with fads. …

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Laughing While Being Tickled Is Actually A Panic Response

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you like being tickled or hate it? Many young children love the sensation of laughing uncontrollably, but many adults hate the feeling altogether. Maybe it’s a feeling of not being n control of the situation, or maybe it’s the result of an evolutionary response. In any event though, when you are laughing while being tickled it …

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The Longest Human Pregnancy Ever Recorded

Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you ever wondered what the longest human pregnancy ever recorded was? We can tell you that it was a long time, an extremely long time. So long in fact that it makes you question its authenticity. However, the longest human pregnancy was a documented event verified with laboratory tests. Most pregnancies last for about …

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Humans With Which Color Hair Have The Most Hairs On Their Heads

Reading Time: 2 minutes Here’s a question for you? Humans with which color hair have the most hairs on their heads? As we are well aware, people come in a variety of different hair colors. Blondes, brunettes, red hair, and as many aging folk often lament, grey hair. You are probably also aware that different colors also have different …

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Where Does Belly Button Fluff Come From?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oh, the question that needs urgent answering. Where does belly button fluff come from? You know the stuff. Naval fluff, belly button lint, naval lint. The  fabric fluffy material that you discover inside your belly button. At first thought most people would say it all comes from our clothing and traveled down due to gravity. But this …

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