150 Cool Space Facts: The Ultimate Guide To The Universe

150 Cool Space Facts: The Ultimate Guide To The Universe

Have you ever looked up at the night sky and caught yourself wondering how many stars are there? Or how many people have been on the Moon? How long did they stay? Maybe you want to know what is the biggest, or fastest, thing we discovered so far? Do you know which man-made object is currently farthest from Earth? Space is really, really big. (“Not as big as yo mama!” is heard somewhere in the background). Naturally, that means that there is a mind-boggling amount of interesting and awe-inspiring stuff that we have discovered about it. Some of the facts […]

How Deep Is The Ocean: This Incredible Infographic Explains The Ocean’s Depths

How Deep Is The Ocean: This Incredible Infographic Explains The Ocean’s Depths

There is a ton of information regarding how deep is the ocean, or how big it is. But one question that people often forget to ask is, where do we figure in there? How deep can we dive? How much of the ocean have we explored? If you have ever wondered what our connection to the ocean deeps is, you’re gonna love this infographic! Embed How Deep Can We Dive on Your Site: Copy and Paste the Code Below <img src="https://www.thedailyresearch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/How-Deep-Is-The-Ocean-Infographic-by-The-Daily-Research.jpg" width="540"><p>How Deep Can We Dive – An infographic by the team at <a href="https://www.thedailyresearch.com/how-deep-is-the-ocean/">The Daily Research</a></p> Here’s a closer […]

9 Facts About Mosquitoes That May Surprise You

9 Facts About Mosquitoes That May Surprise You

Mosquitoes might just be the most irritating creatures on the planet. The itching and the incessant buzzing drive people crazy all over the world, but dig a little deeper, and you’ll find that mosquitoes are actually pretty fascinating – even if they are incredibly annoying. Here are some eye-opening mosquito facts that might just make you warm a little to these pesky bugs. Mosquitoes are the deadliest animal on earth Forget snakes, sharks, and lions, mosquitoes are actually the creatures to fear. There are more deaths attached to mosquitoes every year than any other animal in the world. Seems strange […]

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 […]

Face Blindness Leaves Sufferers Unable To Recognise Faces Of People They Already Know

Face Blindness Leaves Sufferers Unable To Recognise Faces Of People They Already Know

There’s always that one person at a party who says they’re notoriously bad with names or faces, but did you know that not being able to recognise someone can actually be the cause of a medical condition? Prosopagnosia, also known as face blindness, is a cognitive disorder where sufferers can’t recognise faces – even those most familiar to them, like their children, their spouses, their parents, and even their own. Other visual processes remain intact, though, so sufferers can still tell objects apart, they just can’t differentiate between peoples’ faces. To them, everyone looks the same. In best case scenarios, […]

Wojtek, The Army Bear Who Fought In WW2

Wojtek, The Army Bear Who Fought In WW2

Wojtek (Vojtek), the Syrian bear that garnered fame during the World War 2, led an interesting life, to say at least. This beer-drinking, Nazi-fighting bear was just a cub when he was found by the Polish army, but he went on to do great things that led to numerous statues of him being built. This is his story. Polish prisoners and an Iranian bear It was spring of 1942 and tens of thousands of polish prisoners, captured during the soviet invasion of Poland in 1939 where released from the soviet gulags in Siberia. These men and women, held in soviet […]

Why Do Cats Always Land On Their Feet

Why Do Cats Always Land On Their Feet

Cats; love them or hate them, there’s no escaping their seemingly improbable nine lives. Part of this stems from the rumour that, no matter what the distance, a falling cat will always land on their feet. But is this the case? Do cats always land on their feet? Quite often, yes. This ability to right themselves has got many a cat out of a sticky situation; seemingly uninjured. So how do they do it? How can they land on their feet when many species (people included), can’t? The Why Before looking at the how, it is important to consider the […]

Short Spine Syndrome: Just 14 Dogs Have This Rare Condition

Short Spine Syndrome: Just 14 Dogs Have This Rare Condition

You might have seen images circling the internet that show “Photoshopped” images of dogs with unnaturally short backs and no necks. While it’s easy to think the images have been tampered with in some way to make them go viral, these dogs actually have a condition called Short Spine Syndrome – they haven’t been Photoshopped into weird goblin-like creatures. What exactly is Short Spine Syndrome? Short Spine Syndrome is a condition that affects very few dogs in the world (there have been less than 20 named). It’s where the vertebrae have been compressed together to shorten the vertebral column, and […]

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 […]

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