Your central nervous system has two branches, the parasympathetic (think: peace) nervous system and the sympathetic (think: stress) nervous system. The two work like a switch — when one is turned on, the other is off.
How long it takes to decide if a person is hot.
The selling price of Ebola.com. Any takers?
Your sense of smell is linked to your lifespan. Researchers say older adults who suffer an impaired olfactory sense are more likely to die within 5 years.
How much the World Cup trophy is worth!
The amount Candy Crush accrues daily. Don’t you wish you invented this candy game?
Is this the reason you are so disconnected from your partner or friends?
Not only graduated high school 5 years early, but with an IQ of 150, is the youngest Mensa member!
The power of machines.
Pretty complex for such a small creature!
Finally you understand this!
The miracle of life.
A condition whereby your body clock isn’t aligned with a 24 hour day!
The amount of odours humans can recognise.
Scientists pinpoint age when childhood memories fade.
The amount of smokers in the world today.
A phenomenon where in which an individual’s behavior conforms to their digital identity.
One in two of us now thinks it is acceptable to buy fake goods.
The amount of money made by GTA 5 within 24 hours of its release.
Apparently, just thinking about shaky finances can drop IQ by the equivalent of 13 points. Seriously? Click here to read more.
Scientists have set a new date for the end of the world – but it is not for another two billion years.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, which is psychiatry’s diagnostic “bible”, contains definitions of all mental disorders. Read here how experts say the psychiatry’s guide is out of touch with science.
The fear that somewhere in the world, somehow there is a duck watching you.
The percentage of men who wash their hands in rest rooms when they are reminded to do so by bathroom signs!
Researchers are now claiming that fish cannot feel pain. How lucky!