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Why Do Men Have Nipples? Do They Serve Any Purpose?

Jun 24, 2022

In mammals, including humans, the main purpose of the nipple is to help nurse the offspring. This function is so important to organisms like us that it is considered one of our defining features. Yet, men and other male mammals are generally incapable of breastfeeding babies even though they have nipples. So why do men have nipples? and do they serve any purpose? Let’s find out! Why do male embryos develop nipples? Human embryo, scientifically accurate 3D illustration. According to ex ...read more

15 Surprising Facts About New Jersey

Jun 24, 2022

Most commonly nicknamed “The Garden State,” New Jersey was the 3rd state to join the United States of America on December 18, 1787. It has a population of 8,882,190 people (as of 2019), making it the 11th most populous state. New Jersey is bordered by the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New York. With 8,722 square miles (22,591 square kilometers) of land and water, it is the 47th largest state. The capital of New Jersey is Trenton, situated centrally in the state. That’s enough fast ...read more

25 Kickass Random Facts List #746

Jun 24, 2022

Here are 25 kickass random facts. For part 745, click here 1-5 Kickass Random Fact 1. Australia has 2 active volcanoes on Heard McDonald Islands, one of the remotest places on earth. It is very cold, mostly barren, erupts frequently, and has many wrecks around it. It has 71 species of fungi and was recently involved in legal proceedings between two entities (Australia the UK). – Source 2. To collect taxes, Christian IV of Denmark asked captains of ships crossing the sound to estimate ...read more

What Do Scientologists Actually Believe?

Jun 24, 2022

Laura A. asks: What exactly do Scientologists believe? Oh boy, we can already tell that the comment section for this one is going to be a ton of fun, so let’s just get straight to it. The Church of Scientology has a reputation as an infamously secretive and litigious organisation that hides its inner workings far from the prying eyes of the public. As a result, we kind of expected piecing together the church’s beliefs and stance on certain social issues to be a difficult, unforgiving slo ...read more

20 Science Mysteries that Have Baffled Experts

Jun 24, 2022

Science has gone a long way in discovering the mysteries of our planet, our existence, and the universe. In the last few years alone, we’ve fully sequenced the human genome, photographed a black hole, and managed to land a spacecraft on an asteroid. All incredible feats that we once considered impossible. But for all our technological advances, there are still some mysteries that humanity just can’t seem to solve despite its best efforts. From the origin of strange signals from distant gala ...read more

When The Real Mafia Tried To Stop Filming Of ‘The Godfather’

Jun 24, 2022

In A Nutshell Bada-bing! The Godfather is widely regarded as one of the best movies of all time. However, Coppola’s film almost never made it to theaters. Fearing the additional spotlight, mobster Joseph Colombo declared war on the picture and did his best to shut down production. Eventually, he made the producers an offer they couldn’t refuse, and the film was allowed to go on. In fact, Joseph Colombo became so enamored with the production of the film that his mob family decided it was t ...read more

50 Complicated Facts about Human Organs

Jun 24, 2022

1 Human Eye The human eye is capable of seeing some ultra-violet light but it is filtered out by the lenses in our eye. Painter Claude Monet had the lens of his eyes removed after developing cataracts. After the surgery, he started painting lilies that he had previously painted white before, as blue, leading to the idea that he could have been perceiving UV light, which most normal humans cannot. 2. We cry when we are happy because the hypothalamus in our brain can't ...read more

Why Do We Need Oxygen and What Does It Do in the Body?

Jun 24, 2022

Jean D. asks: Why do we need oxygen to live? Take a deep breath. Now repeat. Do this about 16 times per minute and you usually get all the oxygen your body needs. Every wonder why you need oxygen to survive in the first place? All life as we know it occurs because of how atoms and molecules interact with each other. All this chemistry needs to happen in a very specific way to allow our bodies to maintain themselves appropriately. Some of those processes will happen consistently- things like ...read more

How to Talk to People Even If You Disagree

Jun 24, 2022

Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication. With so much division in our world today, it can be hard to talk to others with opposing views, but this expert weighs in on how you can. From the book I Never Thought of It That Way If there’s one thing most people can agree on, it’s that the way we t ...read more

25 Thoughtful and Fun Graduation Cards for the Grad in Your Life

Jun 24, 2022

rd.com, via merchant (3) Perfect graduation cards for the class of 2022 Graduation season is a wonderful time of year that celebrates students’ hard work and dedication. They’ve studied for grueling finals, put together comprehensive presentations, and some have even written entire theses and published their work. Talk about impressive! That hard work paid off, and now it’s time to spotlight the class of 2022 by giving them well-deserved graduation gifts (like a good graduation book ...read more

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