A cosmic year is the amount of time it takes for the sun to orbit once around the center of the Milky Way Galaxy. One cosmic year is equal to 225-250 million years.
What Is Cenosillicaphobia? Cenosillicaphobia is a real thing and it affects many people. What is it exactly? It is the fear of an empty beer glass.
Pepsi’s Original Name Before Pepsi was called Pepsi, it was originally being sold as “Brad’s Drink.”
What is the Friendship Paradox? It’s a phenomenon based on the observation that people have less friends/friendships than their friends do. There is even a mathematical equation attached to this belief.
The Spirit of Ecstasy If you’ve ever seen a Rolls-Royce or seen a picture of one, you know what ‘the spirit of ecstasy’ is. It is the ornament that can be found at front of all Rolls-Royces. It is a woman leaning forward while extending her arms behind her.
What’s A Spaghetto? What is a spaghetto? A spaghetto is what you call a single strand of spaghetti. And now you know.
Who Suffers From Nyctophobia? If you have a fear of the nighttime or of darkness, then you suffer from “Nyctophobia.” Freud was said to believe that the fear of darkness comes from a separation anxiety.
8 Million A Day The answer is approximately 8 million. The question is how many lightning bolts strike the planet Earth on a DAILY basis. Do the math, and that comes out to about 3 billion a year.
Koala Bear Fingerprints What is so unusual about koala bear fingerprints? They are almost identical to human finger prints. Much like chimpanzee finger prints, koala bear fingerprints are the same shape and size and feature similar patters of swirls and lines.
Heaviest Animal The blue whale is the heaviest animal in the world. In addition to reaching lengths of 80 feet long, they also weigh up to 200 tons, or 400,000 lbs.