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A Condemned Man Tried To Keep Blinking After His Head Was Cut Off

Reading Time: 2 minutes Can you keep blinking after your head is cut off? One man sought to answer this very question, but doing so would cost him his life. This is the story of a French chemist, who during the Reign of Terror in France, following the revolution, was sentenced to the guillotine. As a chemist he was …

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Pink Lake Western Australia is Naturally Pink

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pink Lake Western Australia is a naturally occurring phenomenon. Now oddities in the land down under are nothing new, but this particular one is fascinating, beautiful and a little mysterious. It’s siolated on an island, surrounded by trees, and sticks out like a sore thumb. Want to learn a little more about this wondrous pink lake …

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Maximum Facebook Characters Limit On A Status Has A Nerdy Origin

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you know what the limits are for the maximum Facebook characters are? It’s a huge number, especially when compared to Twitter, and the reason is really a rather nerdy one. Limits. Ugh. We all hate them, and always want to exceed them. Sometimes though there are barriers that prevent us from going past the …

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Benjamin Franklin Wrote a Fart Essay – Fart Proudly

Reading Time: < 1 minute US revolutionary Benjamin Franklin once wrote an essay on farts and called it “Fart Proudly.” It wasn’t as a child or teenager either. But he did write it as a it of a prank though. When he was living in France around 1781 he was asked to do a scientific paper for the Royal Academy …

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Scotland’s National Animal Is A Unicorn

Reading Time: 3 minutes Scotland’s national animal is actually a unicorn which isn’t even a real animal. But why is Scotland’s national animal a unicorn? The unicorn is a symbol of purity and grace. The coat of arms of James VI of Scotland had two unicorns on it. But come on. It’s a creature of myth and legend. Are the Scots breaking …

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An 18th Century Ship Was at the World Trade Center Site

Reading Time: 2 minutes Imagine the surprise. In land, at the site former Twin Towers World Trade Center, workers find a ship. It would have been the very last thing that they would have expected to find at a place of such horror and sadness. But alas, that’s exactly what they found. A ship at the World Trade Center …

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What Is A Paraphilia And A List Of Them

Reading Time: 3 minutes Do you know what a paraphilia is? It is an arousal to physical objects, situations or individuals which is not normal. It is also commonly known as a fetish This can include things from statues to pedophilia. So now you know what a paraphilia is, would you like to see a list of different kinds …

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