The Schmidt sting pain index

One man voluntarily subjected himself to the most painful insect stings and ranked them. The Schmidt sting pain index is the work of Justin Schmidt, a US entomologist based in Arizona. Schmidt used a ranking system of 0-4, with 0 being ineffectual, 2 being on par with a regular bee or wasp sting, and 4 […]

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60 Mind-blowing Facts About Lions

1. Around 2000 years ago millions of lions roamed all across the regions of Europe, Syria, Israel, Iraq, Pakistan, Iran, and India. Today, there are as few as 32,000 on Earth. 2. Aslan is the Turkish and Mongolian word for “lion”. Now you can see where C.S Lewis got the name for his famous character […]

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Ants never sleep

Ants don’t necessarily sleep, they don’t lose conciousness like we do, what they do is rest for a little while, completely ready and alert if something happens, but only if there not needed, but depending on the population of the colony they may only get a few minutes to rest though newer colonies have been […]

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12 Facts about Badminton

1.Badminton is the second most popular sport in the world next to football. 2.On an average a shuttlecock weighs 4.7 to 5.5 grams. 3.The longest match in the history of badminton lasted for about 161 minutes for a double pair. 4.The longest match for a single player lasted about 124 minutes. 5.The shortest match for […]

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Aphids give birth to other pregnant aphids

Aphids are a common garden insect. Most of them are born pregnant and don’t need men. “Most aphids are born pregnant and beget females without wastrel males,” the US National library of Medicine says. “Embryos complete development within the mother’s ovary one after another, in assembly line fashion. These developing embryos contain developing embryos of […]

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100 Amazing Cat Facts

  When a cat chases its prey, it keeps its head level. Dogs and humans bob their heads up and down. The technical term for a cat’s hairball is a “bezoar.” A group of cats is called a “clowder.” A cat can’t climb head first down a tree because every claw on a cat’s paw […]

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