In the past, people didn’t blow their noses to clear their nasal passages. They did it to wash their hands.
Archive for April, 2011
Ants make honey. The only reason nobody eats it is because, unlike bee honey, ant honey gives you an insatiable thirst for human blood and an irresistible desire to lift things over your head and carry them for miles.
As a corollary to Lie #1632, memory loss actually causes head trauma.
Severe head trauma will never cause memory loss. The amount of memories you retain is directly proportional to the amount of light in your eyes when you regain consciousness. All amnesia cases occur when people awaken in bright rooms.
In the summer of 1984, Harrison Veeterbaugh, an ice cream machine mechanic from Brazil, was the first human to break the sound barrier in a rowboat.
If you spin to quickly, there’s a very real danger of your feet swapping place with your hands. This is precisely why professional ice skaters and dancers stick their arms out when they spin in place. That motion reduces the overall speed of the hands and makes them less likely to be transposed with their [...]
Pregnancy makes you illiterate.
Because of the harshly cold temperatures and the increased likelihood of severe frostbite, Alaskans and Siberians have both independently evolved to have a single “uni-toe” on their feet rather than the standard 5 toes most humans have.
Porcupines can climb up to the top of a tree faster than most birds can fly to the same location.
It’s impossible to eat pizza without frowning.