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Army Ants can be used to stitch wounds


In extreme conditions, when nothing else is available, you can use an Army Ant's legs as a staple. Don't forget to remove its head when you're done

 



Beer drinkers 60% more likely to get laid on their 1st date
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Beer drinkers 60% more likely to get laid on their 1st date


According to the big data from OKCupid, that is. Cheers!

 



Dinosaurs reign 675 times longer than Human reign so far
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Dinosaurs reign 675 times longer than Human reign so far


Posterity will probably remember them as the true rulers of life on Earth

 



Cows can also get diabetes
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Cows can also get diabetes


 



Other people don't understand you as well as you think
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Other people don’t understand you as well as you think


Cognitive psychologists call this tendency the "illusion of transparency": It is a bias that leads everyone to believe that what they feel, desire and intend is crystal clear to the others, when actually, it is not.

 



Giant 24-ft tall and 3-ft wide mushrooms on our planet
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Giant 24-ft tall and 3-ft wide mushrooms on our planet


It was long before trees spread on Earth

 



Only 7 males in the list of the 100 oldest humans!
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Only 7 males in the list of the 100 oldest humans!


In the list of the 100 oldest people to have ever lived, we find only 7 males for 93 females

 



Chernobyl nuclear power station was still operating in 2000!
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Chernobyl nuclear power station was still operating in 2000!


Reactor No. 1 was only shut down in 1996 and it took another 4 years for reactor No. 3 to follow

 



Père David's deer, a Chinese deer
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Père David’s deer, a Chinese deer


It is named after Père David, a French missionary working in China who sent a carcass of this deer to Paris to identify it

 



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This 1964 modem still works!


But it takes more than a minute to load a Wikipedia page

 



Human is the only species to like spicy food
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Human is the only species to like spicy food


 



African wild dog yawning
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African wild dog yawning


African wild dogs have a higher kill rate than lions and can take down antelope that weigh as much as 225 kilos (500 pounds).

 



Some snakes self-cannibalize
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Some snakes self-cannibalize


This can occur when a snake is too hot and disoriented, and has nothing else available to calm the associated feeling of hunger

 



The city of Chicago, seen from space
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The city of Chicago, seen from space


 



"Corpulence is a disease itself and the harbinger of others"
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“Corpulence is a disease itself and the harbinger of others”


These words by Hippocrates remind us that ancient Greek (and Egyptian) medicine recognized obesity as a medical condition