The History of Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse – the most famous mouse in history, was created because Walt Disney himself was afraid of mice! From a black...

How The Chernobyl Disaster Effected The UK

Between the 25th and the 26th of April, 1986, Reactor Number 4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant went into meltdown: the tragically ironic result of a...

Top Medical Schools in California

California is home to over 700 colleges and universities, of which nearly half are for-profit institutions. As shown here, it is also the first state...

What Is a City State? Definition and Modern Examples

Simply stated, a city-state is an independent country that exists completely within the borders of a single city. Originating in late 19th century England, the term has...

Velvet Ant Facts

Velvet ants are part of class Insecta and are found worldwide. They get their name from the bright, fuzzy fur on their bodies. For example, Dasymutilla occidentalis (red velvet...

43 Scandalous Facts About The Wizarding Families Of Harry Potter

The wizarding families of Harry Potter are a huge part of why the Potterverse feels so rich, magical, and never-ending. From their obsession with blood...

42 Rebellious Facts About Punk Rock

Does “punk rock” require an introduction? As one of the most famous music and fashion movements in the 20th century, punk was arguably thesubculture for social...

100 Random Facts About Everything

It always feels good to drop a random fact or a little tidbit of knowledge on your friends. After all, it’s a wide, random...

The Cosmic Scorpion Evident in Ancient Cultures

Scorpions have inhabited the Earth for over 400 million years. They were one of the first seabed evolved creatures to climb out of oceans onto...

The Younger Dryas Impact Debate – Is It Settled Yet?

Asteroid Day this year, 30th June 2019, is exactly 111 years after the Tunguska impact event in Siberia, which destroyed an area of pristine forest the size of...


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