Most living things we see on a daily basis (including other people) have the ability to both move forward and backwards. Do our airborne bird counterparts get to experience the same luxury? As it turns out, 99% of all birds lack the ability to fly backwards. This inability is mostly a function of a bird’s wings. […]
What Bird Can Fly Backwards?
Why is Ginger Served with Sushi? Whether you’ve eaten sushi with wise old men in Japan or you’re currently staring down at your prepackaged mid-level grocery store California roll, you’ve likely noticed the little piles of pink and green. No matter what you’ve chosen to do with your colorful sushi condiments, you’re probably doing it wrong. […]
To the untrained eye it may seems that a grape is an entirely different fruit than the raisin. Oddly enough, a raisin is just a grape that has been sun dried, dehydrated, or even set for a period of time in an oven. Types of Raisins The weird shriveled cousin of the grape comes in […]
Peeing or Urinating, though a basic bodily function that everyone gets to enjoy, is not exactly the hottest topic around a dinner table. Before you could barely open your eyes you were taking part in the spectacular waste management process that ends with peeing. This essential process is grotesque and taboo to many which is […]
Astronaut ice cream definitely isn’t the stuff sitting in your freezer at home. Though compelling, its name doesn’t quite capture the oddity of unwrapping its small foil packet to reveal a Styrofoam-like substance. For those of us who grew up loving everything about space exploration or perhaps were simply bribed with the staple gift shop […]
There is a gun then a loud bang. You’ve been shot in the chest. But you’re wearing a bulletproof vest. You take a moment to catch your breath and you walk away from the scene. So wearing a bulletproof vest saved your life, but how do you feel now? How Bulletproof Vests Work “Bulletproof” is […]