Did you know that U.S. military spending – Dept. of Defense plus nuclear weapons (in $billions) – is equal to the military spending of the next 15 countries combined.
These numbers show military expenditures for each country. Some say that U.S. military spending will naturally be higher because it has the highest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of any country. The United States accounts for 47 percent of the world’s total military spending, however the U.S.’s share of the world's GDP is about 21 percent. Also note that of the top 15 countries shown, at least 12 are considered allies of the U.S. The U.S. outspends Iran and North Korea by a ratio of 72 to one.
The first two people to discover that the universe was still radiating heat and sound from the big bang originally thought that there was bird droppings in their giant "ear". They found this out by accident, by the way. I consider that a win.
When unpleasant melodies are played, the posterior cingulate cortex activates, which indicates a sense of conflict or emotional pain.
The human ear can nominally hear sounds in the range 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz (20 kHz). This upper limit tends to decrease with age, most adults being unable to hear above 16 kHz.
Vitamin B6 converts amino acids, such as tryptophan, into serotonin, which acts as a mild mood enhancer and sedative.
A micro-biologist named Michael Davidson discovered how to crystallize and polarize the molecular components of alcoholic drinks through a regular light microscope. Each drink resembles a complex and diversified geometric pattern.
The latin name for a spotted owl is strix occidentalis
Human's sense of touch is so strong that it can influence their thoughts if they are sitting on or touching something hard or soft
The -stan at the end of countries means country; place
Sahara means desert so when you say sahara desert you are saying desert desert
Just because some of us can read and write and do a little math, that doesn't mean we deserve to conquer the universe. =
A masquerade can cover a sense of what is real to deceive us; to be unjaded and not lost, we must, then, determine truth.
Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category.
111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
On average, a person will spend a year of his or her life searching for misplaced objects.
Flamingos change colors from eating cyanobacteria.