General Wombat's poop naturally comes in cubes

Welcome to our Community
Wanting to join the rest of our members? Feel free to Sign Up today.
Sign up

soup

Soup Chef
Jan 28, 2020
2,747
6,905


In an effort to boost tourism the Xinhua village in China built a giant QR code from 130,000 trees so it can be scanned by passing planes.
 

soup

Soup Chef
Jan 28, 2020
2,747
6,905


Sudan has more pyramids than Egypt. While Egypt has 138 pyramids, Sudan has 200-255 pyramids build by the members of Kingdom of Kush, an ancient civilisation that ruled areas along the Nile River from 1070 BC to 350 AD.
 

soup

Soup Chef
Jan 28, 2020
2,747
6,905


In 1731, King Frederick l of Sweden gave a taxidermist a lion that he had killed, the result is this......The lion of Gripsholm.
 

soup

Soup Chef
Jan 28, 2020
2,747
6,905


Sea Spiders have no gills or lungs, instead absorbing gases through their legs and moving it across the body via diffusion.
 

soup

Soup Chef
Jan 28, 2020
2,747
6,905


The Hoatzin is a living fossil. Its young has clawed wings, similar to early flying dinosaurs. They use these special claws to latch onto trees as they learn to fly.
 

soup

Soup Chef
Jan 28, 2020
2,747
6,905


The ascomicote mushroom of the genus Cordyceps turns carpenter ants into zombies. As it turned out, this parasite has been living on Earth for about 48 million years. Some species of this parasite are capable of controlling mice.
 

soup

Soup Chef
Jan 28, 2020
2,747
6,905


The bite of a Brazilian wandering spider boosts nitric oxide levels in blood, causing human males to become painfully erect for several hours. Their venom is now being tested as a possibly safer, and more effective, erectile dysfunction medication.
 

soup

Soup Chef
Jan 28, 2020
2,747
6,905


Lemurs chew on toxic millipedes that make them salivate and then rub the saliva (+ the millipede) into their fur to protect themselves from parasites. They also get higher than a hippy on a balloon ride in the process.
 

soup

Soup Chef
Jan 28, 2020
2,747
6,905


To know when to mate, a male giraffe will continuously headbutt the female in the bladder until she urinates. The male then tastes the pee and that helps it determine whether the female is ovulating.
 

soup

Soup Chef
Jan 28, 2020
2,747
6,905


World's lightest (least dense) solids - AEROGEL. Excellent thermal insulators and have been used in numerous Mars missions and the Stardust comet particle-return mission. Dr. Steven Jones literally held the Guinness World Record for making the lightest aerogel and therefore lightest solid
 

soup

Soup Chef
Jan 28, 2020
2,747
6,905


The breakfast room of The Acra Hotel in Istanbul is built around the ruins of a Roman palace built by Constantine in the 4th century CE
 

soup

Soup Chef
Jan 28, 2020
2,747
6,905


The Universal image of Santa Claus know across the world was created by Coca-Cola in 1931 (based on the Clement Moore poem) before then his Costume, build, and personality varied from story to story
 

soup

Soup Chef
Jan 28, 2020
2,747
6,905


A cortical homunculus is a distorted representation of the human body, based on a neurological "map" of the areas and proportions of the human brain dedicated to processing motor functions, or sensory functions, for different parts of the body i.e. this is what your body looks like to your brain.
 

soup

Soup Chef
Jan 28, 2020
2,747
6,905


3D Zebra Stripe Crosswalk in Ísafjörður, Iceland with Stunning Optical Illusion. A small town in Iceland is using the effect to help with public safety and traffic issues The city hopes the piece serves both as an artwork and as a stronger visual cue that convinces motorists to slow at the crosswalk