Trivial Diversions

Animals

1713 Views
The Weirdest Animal Behaviors Around and the Science to Explain Them
Science

The Weirdest Animal Behaviors Around and the Science to Explain Them

If you’ve ever had pets, you know that animals can

1613 Views
8 Life Lessons Cats Can Teach Us
Lifestyle

8 Life Lessons Cats Can Teach Us

Cats innately know the secrets to happiness. Cats know from

1148 Views
The 21-Second Rule: How Long Most Mammals Take To Pee
Science

The 21-Second Rule: How Long Most Mammals Take To Pee

Scientists don’t always study the serious stuff. The most offbeat

3254 Views
A Plague Of Gerbils: Everything You Know About The Black Death Is Wrong
History Science

A Plague Of Gerbils: Everything You Know About The Black Death Is Wrong

From Albert Camus to many history books, popular lore tells

3529 Views
9 Nocturnal Animal Facts That Will Make You Squee
Science

9 Nocturnal Animal Facts That Will Make You Squee

Animals that snooze during the day and move around when

4010 Views
10 Movies Where Animals Were Harmed During Production
Movies

10 Movies Where Animals Were Harmed During Production

The American Humane Association closely monitors all films featuring animals.

2336 Views
The Surprising Inner Lives of Cows
Science

The Surprising Inner Lives of Cows

Cows are hardly known for being intelligent, emotional creatures. Most

2669 Views
Silly Stories About Sea Sponges
Science

Silly Stories About Sea Sponges

With the re-release of The Spongebob Movie, it’s an appropriate

1801 Views
The Wriggly Facts About Worms
Science

The Wriggly Facts About Worms

Everyone knows that worms are great for plants and gardens,

5280 Views
Why Are Owls Attacking People in Salem, Oregon?
Lifestyle

Why Are Owls Attacking People in Salem, Oregon?

This sounds like a real-life Alfred Hitchcock experience if there

2585 Views
Bird Brains: The Scoop on Avians
Science

Bird Brains: The Scoop on Avians

Birds are everywhere: they exist in almost every biome in

3479 Views
The Strongest Animals in the World
Science

The Strongest Animals in the World

The animal kingdom is full of all sorts of amazing

4619 Views
Ten Tantalizing Truths About Animal Teeth
Science

Ten Tantalizing Truths About Animal Teeth

The normal adult person has 32 teeth in their mouth,

1217 Views
Antarctic Ice Fish, Mountain Octopi, and Other Animals Found In Crazy Places
Science

Antarctic Ice Fish, Mountain Octopi, and Other Animals Found In Crazy Places

Every once in a while, an animal is found in

1491 Views
Pigeons Are US War Heroes! And 10 Other Amazing Facts That May Surprise You
Science

Pigeons Are US War Heroes! And 10 Other Amazing Facts That May Surprise You

Sometimes animals you see every day and regard as ordinary

1915 Views
9 Invasive Animals That Are Ravaging America
Science

9 Invasive Animals That Are Ravaging America

The Europeans weren’t the only things to invade America. These

1679 Views
11 Exotic Animals Who Attacked Humans
Lifestyle

11 Exotic Animals Who Attacked Humans

Owning an exotic animal is controversial, even if in many

3284 Views
17 Strange But True Facts About Spiders
Science

17 Strange But True Facts About Spiders

It’s a fact that Spiders strike fear into a great

4033 Views
42 Names For Groups of Animals
Science

42 Names For Groups of Animals

If you have a group of cows, you don’t call

3781 Views
17 Facts About The Misunderstood Tasmanian Devil
Science

17 Facts About The Misunderstood Tasmanian Devil

With its frightening appearance, the Tasmanian devil enjoys quite the

1884 Views
Nine Incredible Facts About Nature’s Greatest Home Architects
Science

Nine Incredible Facts About Nature’s Greatest Home Architects

We spend hours on Pinterest and wandering the aisles at

3441 Views
The 11 Coolest Cat Breeds You’ve Never Heard Of
Lifestyle Science

The 11 Coolest Cat Breeds You’ve Never Heard Of

I love myself a Siamese as well as the next

3173 Views
17 Strange Seahorse Facts You May Not Have Known
Science

17 Strange Seahorse Facts You May Not Have Known

Seahorses are beautiful creatures who may not look like fish,

4216 Views
13 Human Foods That Dogs Should Never Eat
Food

13 Human Foods That Dogs Should Never Eat

Your precious dogs will eat almost everything (in my experience,

3278 Views
8 Weird Calendars For 2015
Lifestyle

8 Weird Calendars For 2015

Well, now that we are all settled back to work