Scientists have recently discovered repeating radio signals coming from a mysterious source well beyond the Milky Way. While one-off fast radio bursts (FRBs) have been detected in the past, this is the first time multiple signals have been detected coming from the same place in space.
Two people have won the 1 million dollar prize on “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?” — a superintendent from Georgia and the winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Calling yourself “doctor” if you don’t hold a PhD earned in Germany is a criminal offense.
In 1904 a woman borrowed $5 million dollars from US Banks because people thought she was Andrew Carnegie’s illegitimate child. She wasn’t.
In 2013, Melbourne, Australia assigned it’s trees individual email address with the idea that if citizens had any concerns they could make reports. The plan backfired due to people sending love letters to their favorite trees.
There is a complete ban on women, and even female animals, entering the peninsula of Mount Athos in Greece, due to the peninsula being home to 20 monasteries.
A Yale University study on scent recognition found the scent of Crayola crayons is one of the most recognizable scents for adults, ranking at number 18 and beating out cheese and bleach, which placed at 19 and 20, respectively.