Did you know that the Heart of a Blue Whale is as big as a small car?
The hart of a Blue Whale weighs between 400 kg (880 lb) and 600 kg (1320 lb), and the aorta can reach a diameter of almost 25 cm.
The Blue Whale has more impressive dimensions and figures. His eyes have a diameter of about 15 cm (6 inches). His tail fluke can reach … Read more...
Did you know that every day is longer than the previous day?
Today is about 2 milliseconds longer than yesterday. This is caused by the slowing Earth rotation. Earths rotation slows down by 2 milliseconds every day. The slowing rotation is not noticeable, because it’s only a very small difference. Only after 500 years Earths rotation slowed down by a second.… Read more...
Did you know that about 50% to 70% of a human body is water? The other 30% to 50% are minerals.
There is a difference in water percentage between a mans body and a womans body. An average womans body contains 50% of water. An average mans body contains 65% of water. This difference is because a womans body naturally contains more fat than a mans body.
A baby body even … Read more...
Did you know that in there was a coffee ban in Turkey in the 16th century?
Sultan Murat wanted to protect the peoples against the (according to doctors) harmful effects. The true reason was probably the discontent of clergy about the decreasing number of mosque visists and the increasing number of coffeehouse visits.
Mainly intellectuals visited the coffeehouses… Read more...
Did you know that the lowest temperature in the Universe is -273,15 degrees Celsius (-459,67 Fahrenheit)?
This is absolute zero en is defined is 0 Kelvin. This temperature does not occur in nature on Earth. It can be only be approached in an artificial environment.… Read more...