By far the most common eye colour in the world is brown but in the UK blue is now most common.
When awake, you blink about 12 times a minute on average which is over four million blinks a year. 84 more words
The system for naming animals has produced some fascinating results. Whoever discovers a species gets to name it, which seems only fair really, but it does mean that the moniker with which the particular creature will forever be branded is totally up to the whims of whichever scientist happened across it first. 1,670 more words
I don’t know if you’ve noticed but 2016 has been a crazy year, stockpiling nightmarish news items as if they were Cold War-era plutonium, the fabric of reality slipping away as dramatically as if it had plunged down one of those death slides. 513 more words