Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Mystery Box

What Do Chickens Have to Do With Chicken Pox?

https://youtu.be/J_cfnP5HS8g The birds themselves? Not a whole lot. Chickens don’t even get infected by the virus — varicella zoster, a member of the herpes family — that causes the rash. (They can however, get an infection with similar effects called fowl pox.) The...

Why Does the Sound of Running Water Make You Have to Pee?

Reader John wrote in to ask, “Why does the sound of running water make me want to pee—and sometimes badly?” https://youtu.be/lHiQAlUC5Lk The quirk behind the burning need to pee when we hear rainstorms, waterfalls and babbling brooks seems to be all tied...

Why Are Moths Drawn to Flames?

https://youtu.be/jj93lbgZCAA Around the world, moths make kamikaze dives into light bulbs and open flames with such regularity that they have their own idiom. What is it about lights that make moths so crazy? For a long time, scientists blamed the moon. Moths...

What Made The AK-47 So Popular?

Over the last 64 years, the AK-47 has become the iconic rifle of choice for everyone from the Soviet military to terrorists to drug lords. Let’s take a look at the world’s most common assault rifle. © Ed Darack/Science Faction/Corbis https://youtu.be/S7eYhXTkTHk Why...

Why Do We Say “Cheese” When We’re Having Our Photo Taken?

https://youtu.be/a0V8k3STFTU We're not sure when or where a photographer first asked his or her subjects to state the name of the delicious dairy product, but we do know that when you say "cheese," the corners of your mouth turn up, your cheeks...

The Mystery Behind Fufu Been Sold As Phone

The Mystery Behind fufu been sold as a phone is Greed. Read about my real life experience and learn from it.

Is Laughter the Best Medicine?

The best medicine? No. Any sort of medicine at all? Well, that one is at least debatable. It’s hard to get funding for work that examines the health effects of humor, but there are some studies out there that show...

Is a Dog’s Mouth Really Cleaner Than a Human’s?

Quick Answer? No, a dog’s mouth is not technically clean, and is not actually any cleaner than a human mouth https://youtu.be/d45j8u3UAw4 Tell me more! Comparing a dog’s mouth with a human’s mouth is sort of like comparing apples and oranges—really filthy apples and...

Why Do Women Tend to Talk More Than Men?

https://youtu.be/-LtOasHlemE Your Brain Deceives You If studies consistently fail to show that women talk more and that often, in fact, men talk more, then why do people think that women are chattier? Perhaps our thinking is warped by language ideologies more than we...

Why Do We Have Fingerprints?

You are not as weird as you thought you are if you can't do but thinks once in a while WHY DO I HAVE FINGERPRINTS!? Not just in a biologically sense now, even scientists still aren’t quite sure what our...
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