Trivia & Fun Facts
epub |eng | 2016-10-05 | Author:Mark Forsyth

Of course, the Puritans tried to hold out against the relentless waves of fun that rolled across the Atlantic. They condemned and castigated, but that was only because there was ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts January 13,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-08-01 | Author:unknow

( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts December 28,2017 )
epub |eng | 2015-05-05 | Author:Elizabeth P. Archibald

Hugh Plat, The Jewel House of Art and Nature The recipe for a foolproof anti-drunkenness cocktail: three parts wine, one part milk, a dash of salad oil. Shake well and ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts November 29,2017 )
mobi |eng | 2011-03-21 | Author:Alex Boese

2. SEX Heart Rate During Intercourse In 1927 doctors Ernst Boas and Ernst Goldschmidt invented the cardiotachometer. This medical instrument allowed physicians to do something never before possible—measure the heart ...
( Category: Experiments, Instruments & Measurement November 29,2017 )
azw3 |eng | 2017-11-07 | Author:Darren Naish [Naish, Darren]

Evo-devo A combined understanding of the fossil history of modern organisms, the development of their embryos, and the genetics that control their development has resulted in a field known as ...
( Category: Evolution November 21,2017 )
azw3 |eng | 2017-11-07 | Author:Naish, Darren [Naish, Darren]

Evo-devo A combined understanding of the fossil history of modern organisms, the development of their embryos, and the genetics that control their development has resulted in a field known as ...
( Category: Evolution November 21,2017 )
epub |eng | | Author:Sarah Pruitt

“KING OF THE WILD” In 1933, English actor Albert de Winton, who had appeared in Hollywood B-movies like King of the Wild, launched his own search for Fawcett. Vowing to ...
( Category: Americas November 20,2017 )
epub |eng | 2008-09-01 | Author:John Mitchinson [Mitchinson, John]

LONG-DISTANCE KILLER Can run at 35 mph for 3 miles. Spotted hyenas are Africa’s dominant predator, responsible for a quarter of all game animals killed. Lions are their only rivals, ...
( Category: Humor November 15,2017 )
epub, azw3 |eng | 2017-11-06 | Author:Neil Philip [Philip, Neil]

The hallucinogenic toloache flower is still used in Luiseño initiation rituals. Raven According to the Tsimshian of the Northwest Coast, the first creator, Walks All Over the Sky, fell asleep, ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts November 15,2017 )
epub |eng | 2016-10-25 | Author:Marc Leeds

And wampeters come and wampeters go, Bokonon tells us. At any given time a karass actually has two wampeters—one waxing in importance, one waning. Karlswald. In the short story “D.P.,” ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts November 12,2017 )
azw3 |eng | 2013-04-03 | Author:

Further Readings Manatu Maori (Ministry of Maori Development) Natural Resources Unit. Maori Values and Environmental Management. 1991. Ministry for the Environment. Working Paper No. 29. The Natural World and Natural ...
( Category: Nature & Ecology November 10,2017 )
epub |eng | 2001-11-08 | Author:Bill McLain [McLain, Bill]

How many geese are in a gaggle? (If you poke a goose, are you giving it a people?) The word “gaggle” simply means a group of something. It does not ...
( Category: Puzzles & Games November 8,2017 )
epub |eng | 2017-08-30 | Author:Martin Andersen & Moira Tuffy [Anderson, Martin & Tuffy, Moira]

Died In Action Anna, age 3, sees a flagpole at half-staff. Her mother explains that it is because someone has died. To which Anna replies: “Oh, so he didn’t get ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts November 6,2017 )
epub |eng | 2015-02-03 | Author:Patrick Di Justo [Justo, Patrick Di]

In other words, the law against yellow was to remain on the books, but it would not be enforced until everyone got a chance to talk about it at a ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts October 15,2017 )
epub, mobi | | 2012-10-15 | Author:Philip Ward, Julia Edwards

TO BE LICKED INTO SHAPE It was a common error throughout much of human history that kittens, puppies, fox-cubs, bear-cubs and indeed all young are born formless, and the mother’s ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts October 15,2017 )