Category: human

After large animals went extinct, such as the mammoth, avocados…

After large animals went extinct, such as the mammoth, avocados had no method of seed dispersal, which would have lead to their extinction without early human farmers.

Consuming 70 cups of coffee, 13 consecutive shots of alcohol,…

Consuming 70 cups of coffee, 13 consecutive shots of alcohol, 1.59 gallons of water, 85 chocolate bars, or 2 ground cherry pits is enough to kill you.

“Puppy-dog eyes” are real. According to research, dogs produce…

“Puppy-dog eyes” are real. According to research, dogs produce more facial movements if a human is paying attention to them.

Left handed people are affected by fear far more than those who…

Left handed people are affected by fear far more than those who are right.

Dogs seek out eye contact from their human owners, but not their…

Dogs seek out eye contact from their human owners, but not their own dog parents. They’re the only non-primate that will look humans in the eyes, and unlike domesticated cats and horses, dogs run toward humans when they are scared.

The Crowned Eagle, the only known bird to be confirmed as having…

The Crowned Eagle, the only known bird to be confirmed as having viewing humans as prey.

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When you zone out, small areas of your brain fall asleep.

When you zone out, small areas of your brain fall asleep.

Crows have the ability to recognize human faces and have been…

Crows have the ability to recognize human faces and have been known to hold grudges against the ones they don’t like.

The heaviest human being ever recorded weighed 1400 lb. At one…

The heaviest human being ever recorded weighed 1400 lb. At one point, he also lost approximately 924 lb, the largest human weight loss ever documented. (Source)

You would have to do 250,000 crunches to burn one pound of…

You would have to do 250,000 crunches to burn one pound of body fat. source

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