These little-known anecdotes will make your day that much better — because who doesn't love looking at pictures of adorably fuzzy sea otters?!
Okay, technically we're all made of stardust, but that's still pretty cool. found that humans and the galaxy share 97% of the same kind of atoms.
Sunflowers will follow the sun as it moves across the sky, but their only open after nightfall or on cloudy days.
So there weren't 101 of them, but a dozen and a half puppies — born this summer in — are still insanely adorable.
The Ukrainian rails actually service an industrial train, but couples can still hitch a ride and make a wish, according to a .
They'll also to seaweed so they don't drift away. Smart!
It took 168 trucks over a week to deliver enough sand for this .
The recognizes everything from National Milk Chocolate Day to National Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day. National Chocolate Day alone happens three times annually: July 7, October 28 and December 28. We support this.
In more great chocolate news, the powder that goes into the average candy bar comes from the "beans" — or fruit of the cacao tree.
The start off as black fuzzballs, and then develop their signature clown faces later on.
Most people dub them a herd, but apparently parts of Northern Canada use this much cuter .
were married for 18 years until Allwine's death in 2009.
A found that people who possess a strong need for cognition move around less than those who avoid mentally ta tasks. The not-so-scientific inference: Laying around a lot just might mean you're brainier.
The red, orange and yellow pigments only show once — the chemical that makes leaves green — breaks down in the autumn.
That's right. The from Trader Joe's and its $2 price tag beat over 2,000 wines in the 2004 Annual International Eastern Wine Competition.
hundreds of Oreo eaters and sussed it out: Biters are easy-going and self-confident, while dunkers displayed more energetic and adventurous qualities. Twisters, on the other hand, are sensitive and trendy.
Her cousin Margaret Rhodes says that the monarch likes to enjoy a glass of bubbly most nights before going to bed. Cheers to that!
An astronomer even designed a special watch that relies on or the amount of time it takes for the moon to revolve and rotate around the Earth.
That adds up to a whopping total of , or 46 slices per person.
Since people possess an , your grin can literally turn someone's frown upside down.
While historians have only recently recognized , the female mathematicians participated in a World War II program coding instructions into the revolutionary Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC).
They're just like human kiddos, .
The in Utah's Fishlake National Forest includes over 47,000 quaking aspen trees that share the same root system. Some scientists estimate it's close to a million years old.
Mystery solved! While botanists consider them fruits, the Supreme Court legally declared them in an 1886 case on import taxes.
The championship , but for some reason the sport hasn't quite taken off.
Theodore Geisel's editor didn't believe the author could write a book in 50 words or less. The contains 50 words on the dot.
She's the only person in the United Kingdom who can drive without a driver's license.