Which animals sleep standing up?

Which animals sleep standing up?

For us humans sleeping while standing up is not really possible. Yes, you might doze off in a bit of a quite upright position if you’re really sleep deprived, but the thing is, we humans don’t posses legs that can really lock in position, align themselves so to sustain us during sleep. Why would you…

What animal has the cleanest mouth?

What animal has the cleanest mouth?

How many animals are out there in the world? Probably more than you can count, so the existence of a public data base which records the bacteria contents in each and every animal’s mouth seems like something unreal. It actually is. What animal has the cleanest mouth? There isn’t an actual quantitative study that can…

Why do british lawyers and judges wear wigs?

Why do british lawyers and judges wear wigs?

British judges and lawyers (or barristers as they call them) kinda’ look like out of some Renaissance-themed Hollywood movie. It’s tradition, you may say and we agree, but haven’t you wondered why they’re still wearing the same old, horsehair wigs that look and probably feel quite uncomfortable? Why do British lawyers and judges wear wigs?…

What is upspeak?

What is upspeak?

Let us exemplify for you what upspeak really is. Imagine someone it’s asking you what day of the week it is today. Say “Sunday”! Say it out loud now! See how your voice pitches down as you approach the end of the word? SUN-day. Right? This is called “downspeak”. Now, for the upspeak, try saying…

What is vocal fry?

What is vocal fry?

Vocal fry has been called many things lately: “the verbal tic of doom” or the “ditzy girl speaking tone”, “the debilitating speaking disorder afflicting North American women”. Yeah, it’s that famous. Kim Kardashian and the like seems to enjoy it. Basically, vocal fry happens when the vocal folds move in a certain way. To get…

What is candle heater and how to make it?

What is candle heater and how to make it?

The candle heater or Kandle Heeter, is a heating device invented by a guy from Nothern California, named Doyle Doss. It is a pretty simple invention that could provide you with green energy and heat for a longer time, using only a candle. No more chilly winter nights with the heat on at maximum and…

What does the fox actually say?

What does the fox actually say?

“Dog goes woof, cat goes meow, bird goes tweet and mouse goes squeek…but there’s one sound that no one knows, what does the fox say?”. Remember this song by the Norwegian duo band, Ylvis? It is one crazy track with an even crazier music video that got anyone wondering: what does the fox really say? Does…

How much does a cloud weigh?

How much does a cloud weigh?

So, first and foremost, you’ve got to measure the cloud, to get an idea of how much space it takes on the sky. One way is to get in the car and drive across its shadow at a fixed speed. You’ve got to be pretty patient and wait for the sun to be overhead so…

Why do we have eyebrows and eyelashes?

Why do we have eyebrows and eyelashes?

Women usually pluck their eyebrows and there is such a thing as mascara to lengthen their eyelashes at a eyelash salon services so that they would not go unnoticed. This is not something of today or tomorrow, this is something that women and even men have done since the early ages. Even in the early…

What does “the” mean?

What does “the” mean?

We use it everyday, almost every minute of our lives. No matter if you are a native English speaker, currently studying English or just barely knowing a few English words, you cannot possibly avoid the “the”. It is the most used English word for sure and you cannot really say something with the “the”. See?…

What causes brain freeze?

What causes brain freeze?

Brain freeze is triggered when the cold substance that you’ve eaten touches the back of the mouth and stimulates the blood vessels and nerves in this area.

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