Going through school as a child gave each of us a wonderful base of knowledge. Most of you owe all of what you know about reading and arithmetic to your teachers. However, no matter how good your teachers were, they probably didn’t teach you any of
Here are some interesting facts you probably didn’t know before. (Don’t feel bad though, these are probably things you wouldn’t even dream of considering before today.)
This is how vining plants grow and find support.
Source: YouTube This is how an ant walks.
Source: Reddit If a star is devoured by a black hole, this is what it looks like.
Source: wikipedia This is how chain links are put together
Source: boingboing As a cheetah runs, it will rotate its tail to cancel rotational inertia and minimize torque
Source: forumotion When dogs drink water, it is much more graceful than it appears
Source: 9gag This could be how the Easter Island heads were transported
Source: scientificamerican If you cracked an egg underwater, this is what it would look like
Source: YouTube While in the womb, a human face starts out looking like a misshapen potato
Source: YouTube When a spring falls, this is what it looks like
Source: YouTube Flying snakes (chrysopelea) exist. You should probably run
Source: funnyflava The gas sulphur hexaflouride is much denser than air Source: YouTube This is what happens when you throw boiling water into the air at -40 degrees
Source: folioolio This is how a key works
Source: gizmodo This is what happens when a ladybug flies
Source: YouTube Here’s an awesome example of linear momentum to angular momentum transition
Source: gifbin There are some octopi that are REALLY good at camouflage
Source: YouTube This is a neat trick you can do with some older computer monitors
Source: gizmag Delicious Pop-Tarts are made like this
Source: Reddit This is how big Earth is compared to the largest known star
Source: pandawhale The sun doesn’t set during an arctic summer
Source: huffingtonpost This is what the Pythagorean theorem (a² + b² = c²) looks like
Source: 9gag Snake venom does THIS to blood