10 Strange Facts About Gold

10 Strange Facts About Gold

Gold has captured the imagination of people for centuries. It has religious significance to many and aesthetic appeal to others. Even children show an interest in gold when they paint pictures where gold is the prize at the end of the rainbow. There are many interesting facts about gold that will intrigue and amaze you. The term “gold” is from the Proto-Indo-European base *ghel / *ghol meaning “yellow,” “green,” or possibly “bright.” Gold has been discovered on every continent on earth. Gold has some remarkable properties: It can conduct both heat and electricity, it never rusts and it is pliable. It […]

8 Amazing Neurological Facts About Animal Brains

8 Amazing Neurological Facts About Animal Brains

The brain is an intriguing organ. Although we know a lot about the functioning of the human brain and animal brains there is still much about brains that allude us. Study on the brain is continuous and often scientists turn to animal brains in order to find out more about our human brain. You are probably wondering: What is so astounding about an animal’s brain? You may even ask: Aren’t all animal brains alike? Well here are eight neurological facts about animal’s brains that are sure to do more than raise a few eyebrows. These facts will throw all your […]

Are Dogs Really Color Blind?

Are Dogs Really Color Blind?

Dogs are peoples loved companions. They play with us, snuggled with us and are very loyal. Dogs can be more than just furry friends, they can be the eyes of the blind, aid in search and rescue missions and can sniff out illegal substances. It is commonly believed that dogs do all these things while viewing the world in monochrome tones. But what if dogs have the ability to see in color? Could this mean that they can do tasks we thought were beyond their capacity? And could this mean that we can enrich their world with more colorful play […]

5 Surprising Facts About Your Skin

5 Surprising Facts About Your Skin

You may be familiar with the idiom “Beauty is only skin deep”; meaning that a person’s character is more important than their appearance. But surprisingly there may be many things that our skin can tell us about a person’s inner world. To begin with we recognize others primarily by the skin on their face. Furthermore, the skin’s facial muscles and blood supply tell us a lot about their moods. We can see if a person is happy, sad angry or embarrassed just by looking at the way a person uses their facial muscles and the color that the blood turns […]

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