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10 Interesting Facts About Mars

Mars makes up one eighth of the planetary mass of the solar system, with it being the 4th planet orbiting the sun. Like Earth, Mars is a celestial body but considering their average proximity to each other (78.3 million km), the layers …

10 Facts About Earth

Earth is one of the most interesting planets in the solar system. Did you know that recent evidence suggests that Earth may not be the only planet known to support terrestrial life? However, this has not been verified yet and scientists are …

Facts About The Nervous System

You are about to go on stage in front of a large audience to perform in a play. Backstage you are fully rehearsed and ready to go, but you’re hands are getting sweaty, your heart is beating almost out of your chest, …

Facts about Asteroids

Oh no, it’s coming towards us! We’re all going to die! Lots of people fear something of this nature could happen in the future, and they’re not wrong. An asteroid could strike the Earth at any time and cause a nuclear-type winter …

Facts About Uranus

Often the ‘butt’ of adolescent jokes about our solar system, what can I tell you that’s new about Uranus? Well, maybe not yours specifically… Uranus is the seventh planet from the sun in our solar system. It was officially discovered by William …

Tallest Man Ever – Robert Wadlow

For reasons that are probably best left to be explained by psychiatrists and psychologists, we humans seem to have a real fascination with things that set records – and it doesn’t seem to matter what kind! Most everyone is familiar with the …

11 Facts About Blue Eyes

What does eye color say about us as people? There are some pretty crazy ideas out there that probably have no basis in fact, such as the notion that people who have blue eyes tend to be more romantic, vulnerable, sensitive, easily …

5 Facts About Left Handed People

Being left-handed may cause some lefties to feel a bit, well… left out. Since the vast majority of the human population is right-handed, most consumer products that are specific to handedness are designed for those who are right-handed. Unfortunately, this makes economic …

10 Facts About Earthquakes

Although earthquakes of varying magnitude happen hundreds of thousands of times every year, it’s fortunate that only a tiny number of that total are powerful enough to cause damage to property and loss of human life. For thousands of years earthquakes were …
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Why is the sky blue?

Many people often wonder why the sky is blue and not another colour. Have you ever questioned yourself about this? Even though the sun’s light may look white/yellow it’s actually made up of all the colours of the rainbow. Throughout your life …

Psychologists say a crush only lasts for 4 months. But when feelings last longer, you are considered to be “In Love”.

According to psychologists, a crush lasts on average for four months, if feelings persist beyond that, one is considered to be “in love”.

Interesting Facts about Mars

Mars was formed around 4.5 billion years ago and is the fourth planet from the sun, but only the second smallest planet in our entire solar system. It was discovered in 1609 by Galileo Galilee, the first person to see Mars through …
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