The original carrot.

The original carrot.

Had NO Clues about carrots. Carrots in Afghanistan are used for alcoholic beverages. Carrot-tini? Rabbits shouldn’t eat too many carrots. 1 for them is like 20 for us, too much sugar! Carrots are the second most popular vegetable after potatoes. There are over 100 species of carrots. The biggest carrot recorded is more than 19 pounds and the longest is over 19 feet! The name “carrot” … Continue reading

What does telephone have to do with the word “Hello”?

What does telephone have to do with the word “Hello”?

hello. 1883, alteration og “Hallo“. “Holla” and “Hollo”, a shout to attract attention, first recorded 1588. Perhaps from holla! “stop, cease.” Popularity as a greeting coincides with use of the telephone, where it won out over Alexander Graham Bell‘s suggestion, ahoy. (Can you imagine saying “Ahoy” when you answer the phone?) Central telephone exchange operators were known as hello-girls … Continue reading

The Pinochio effect

The Pinochio effect

Proven! When you lie your nose, doesn’t get  bigger, but it does get warmer! On the contrary a lot brain effort makes your nose colder, and anxiety makes the whole face warmer. The experimental psychology unit at The University of Granada, using termography (termal image) came to this conclusion after a series of experiments with this technology. Another cool thing they … Continue reading

Birds of paradise

Birds of paradise

Where is Paradise? Birds of paradise are found ONLY from eastern Australia to New Guinea and surrounding islands. With abundant food, varied habitats and few predators, the birds have been free to evolve with great diversity and exaggerate their most attractive traits to a degree that they look absurd.     There are 39 species identified and photographed … Continue reading

The original Keep Calm poster

The original Keep Calm poster

Produced by the British government in 1939 during the beginning of WWII (ended in 1945)  in order to boost morale of the public in case of a wartime disaster (in case of a Nazi invasion). This particular poster has been used a lot lately for almost anything (see below image). More wartime posters Related articles Keep Calm and Carry … Continue reading

Facts on oil

Facts on oil

We all know the importance of oil, but what do we know about oil? Couple facts of the beggining of oil and how gasoline got its name. Top 5 oil producers: Saudi Arabia 12% Russia 11.7% USA 10.1% Iran 4.6% Mexico 4.3% Top 5 oil consumers USA 24.4% China 9% Japan 6.1% Russia 3.4% India … Continue reading

Facts on water

Facts on water

Proud to present out third video! Facts on water use and how much it takes to make things. How many litters does it take to grow an apple? Make some jeans? How about plastic? Just 30 seconds, come find out!

“Viagra” for girls

“Viagra” for girls

43 percent of women experience some sort of sexual dysfunction Nowadays culture is supporting the idea that women deserve treatment, there has been two approaches to female Viagra-like products, pills and gel. Tadina – Nasal gel- Pending approval Tadina is testosterone based nasal gel. Testeosterone increases arousal within 30 minutes and is out of the system … Continue reading