The female praying mantis has been known to bite the head off…

The female praying mantis has been known to bite the head off her partner during sex – and the male praying mantis has been known to keep right on mating with her, despite having just been decapitated in a violent…

Almost all mammals take about 21   seconds to empty their…

Almost all mammals take about 21  seconds to empty their bladders.  Scientists conducted in-depth studies  of different mammals peeing and  discovered that an animal’s mass,  bladder pressure, and urethra size all  work together in harmony with the  gravitational pull and…

When you think you can smell snow, you aren’t actually smelling…

When you think you can smell snow, you aren’t actually smelling anything. It’s a sensory experience caused by colder weather, humidity, and the feeling of cold air. The cold slows down air molecules, humidity boosts your olfactory nerves, freezing air…

Watermelons used to taste awful. The fruits, which are…

Watermelons used to taste awful. The fruits, which are technically berries, originated in Africa, where they were only harvested for their water content. At that time, they had a nasty, bitter flavor, but centuries of selective breeding made them extra…

Boy dolphins often try to impress girl dolphins by giving them…

Boy dolphins often try to impress girl dolphins by giving them a sponge as a gift. Male Australian humpback dolphins present large marine sponges to their favorite females- sometimes getting so excited that they aggressively throw the sponges at their…