This is a small side-project of mine, of all the fascinating things I find now and then. Feels kinda cool to know arbit facts that are in no way connected hide

little known fact


the Wii U is named after the sound a police car makes

(Source: itsvondell)



This is a rare meteorological phenomenon called a skypunch. When people see these, they think it’s the end of the world. Ice crystals form above the high-altitude cirro-cumulo-stratus clouds, then fall downward, punching a hole in the cloud cover.

Taking a teensy break again, sorry :(
College assignments are pouring in for this week and my timetable is horrendous!
On teh flipside My research may lead me to stumble upon cool facts.

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Seven Mind Blowing Easter Eggs Hidden in Famous Works of Art ↘

Followers! You will definitely want to check this one out.

Starfish do not possess brains. Being very primitive creatures, they don’t possess the organ. Perhaps this is what inspired Stephen Hillenberg to create the lovable Patrick Star as an absolute imbecile.
The iconic painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, done by Michaelangelo, of the Creation of Man, when observed carefully, seems to depict God and his Angels in a large floating brain. It is unclear why the famous artist should have gone through so much trouble to position the Angels and Eve in such a way that they make up the cerebellum, pituitary gland etc, unless he was suggesting the transfer of Divine Knowledge to Man.