116 Fun Facts About The Human Body

The human body is probably the most amazing thing you can find in nature, but even though we spend all day with...

Cryonics: Can You Freeze Your Body For The Future?

When on 19 September 1991 a mummy was found on the Tisenjoch, the connection between the Ötz Valley and the Schnal Valley,...

How Much Is Your Body Worth On The Black Market?

On the black market there are the most interesting things to buy. From concert tickets to contract killers, there's everything that you...

Poon Lim: A Man Who Survived 133 Days At Sea

With 133 days at sea, the Chinese Poon Lim holds the record for the longest time a shipwrecked person has spent alone on a raft on the high seas. During his time on the ocean, he even managed to kill a shark.

What is the Pinocchio Effect? How to spot a liar!

It has been scientifically proven that your nose actually grows when you lie. Scientists refer to this as the “Pinocchio effect”.

The Blue Fugates: A Family With Bluish Skin

In the 19th and 20th centuries, a family clan with predominantly bluish skin lived in the Appalachian Mountains in the USA.

The Treasure of Forrest Fenn

In an act of altruism, multimillionaire Forrest Fenn hid a treasure worth about two million dollars in the Rocky Mountains. To find it, you have to solve a number of puzzles. So far, nobody has been able to find the treasure. We tell you how to find it.

Superfetation: The pregnancy during pregnancy

There is a low probability that women can become pregnant a second time during pregnancy. This so-called phenomenon of “superfetation” is highly unlikely, but nevertheless possible. The last known case of a woman who was pregnant twice at the same time occurred in 2009.

Thomas Stevens – The First Person To Circle The Globe By Bicycle

Thomas Stevens is considered to be the first person to have circumnavigated the world on a bicycle. From April 1884 to December 1886, he rode around the globe on a penny-farthing.

Eruv – A Wire Above Manhattan That You’ve Probably Never Noticed

A long, thin string is stretched around a part of Manhattan, used by the Jewish population for orientation on the Sabbath.

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