12 Things That Have Always Been But You've Never Noticed Them

Under The Sun

Under The Sun

Get your head around this; if the sun were reduced to the size of a white blood cell then the whole Milky Way Galaxy would be about the size of the United States.

All The Stars In The Sky

All The Stars In The Sky

Here’s another fact about the far reaches of the galaxy that may blow your mind; there are more stars in space than there are grains of sand on every beach in the world.



All The Ants On Earth

All The Ants On Earth

Every time we see ants they are busy getting involved in whatever it is they do. They seem to work hard. Maybe that is because there is so much competition. For every human on Earth there are 1.6 million ants. The total weight of all those ants, however, is about the same as all the humans.

In The Digital Age

In The Digital Age

It seems we have become a little snap-happy on Earth in recent times. Whereas taking a photograph used to be a bit of effort due to equipment and processing of films, the ever-increasing affordability of digital cameras means that ten percent of all the photos ever taken were taken in the last twelve months.



If Your Name Is Jessica

If Your Name Is Jessica

If your name happens to be Jessica and you hate it then you now have someone to blame. If you love it then here’s who to thank; William Shakespeare. He made up the name Jessica for his play Merchant of Venice.

Shark Vs Vending Machine

Shark Vs Vending Machine

With all the current carry-on about sharks being responsible for human deaths in certain parts of the world, there are just as many people suggesting it is all for nothing. And they may be right when you consider that your chances of being killed by a vending machine are actually twice as large as your chance of being bitten by a shark.



The Chained Unicorn

The Chained Unicorn

Have you ever looked at the British coat of arms and wondered why there is a unicorn with a chain tied around it? The unicorn is the national animal of Scotland. Some believe it is chained so as to represent British authority. Others think that it might some sort of Illuminati type shit.

Banana and Strawberry

Banana and Strawberry

Technically, strawberries are not even berries, while bananas are. It's true. Deal with it.



The Odd Octopus

The Odd Octopus

It appears that an octopus got short changed in some areas whilst somewhat over-fortunate in some others. It seems to have no body other than a big head with many legs dangling from it but it also has three hearts.

Your Body's Bacteria

Your Body's Bacteria

Whilst rationally we know that a lot of bacteria is “good bacteria”, it is amazing to realize that even with the many millions of cells that make up the human body, we actually have about ten times more bacteria than body cells.



The Vast Distance Between Norway and Korea

The Vast Distance Between Norway and Korea

There is only one country between North Korea and Norway. Can you think which country it might be?

A Superior Lake

A Superior Lake

Lake Superior in Canada contains is so large that it contains enough water to cover all of North and South America in one foot of liquid.