5 Coolest Prehistoric Mammals Ever

Dinosaurs are cool, but what about ancient mammals? We’ve seen the famous ones on the big screen, so I’m going to skip straight to the really odd (and usually huge) prehistoric mammals that deserve some attention. 1. Thalassocnus Thalassocnus was...

5 Most Common Trees in the U.S

Some places have more trees around than others, but no matter where in the U.S. you live, chances are good that some trees are around.  Trees produce oxygen, prevent erosion, provide a place for critters to live, and they’re just...

Who Really Invented The Toilet?

Contrary to popular belief, there was no man named John P. Crapper who invented the flush toilet. However, a man named Thomas Crapper did make numerous improvements…

4 American Capitals That Moved Cities

American capital cities have moved far more than you would suspect. This has been due to circumstances such as war, natural disasters and politics. Here are 4 American capital cities that have moved their locations. Montgomery, Alabama Montgomery is currently...

Ways to Extend The Time You Hold Your Breath

Learning how to extend the time you hold your breath can be valuable in a number of circumstances. Learning the fundamentals of proper breathing is a critical step before trying to hold your breath for considerable amounts of time, especially if you are...

These Species of Caterpillar Eat Plastic

With the abundance of plastic in the world today it seems we have created an insurmountable problem that will affect the environment for centuries to come. There is a pressing need to reduce the amount of plastic. Could caterpillars could...

Difference Between Telekinesis and Telepathy

Telekinesis and telepathy are often confused with each other, both by the general public and on TV. So, let’s set the record straight, and in the process give examples of accurate portrayal in pop culture. Telekinesis is defined by the...

The True Story of The Author of Hansel and Gretel

We are all familiar with the story of Hansel and Gretel: little kids lost in the woods, witches with houses made of candy, trails of breadcrumbs. In fact, there have been many variations and adaptations since the first edition was...