Did You Know That Black Attracts Heat?

You must have heard that black attracts heat at some point of your life. It's the reason why you always see people wearing predominantly white clothes in the summer and not many wearing black clothes. Yet have you ever wondered why? Let's explain it in simple terms. First we need to understand that light and heat are two different types of energy.

Did You Know That No Two Snowflakes Are Alike?

It's difficult to believe but no two snowflakes are alike. Yes that's right, every snowflake is unique. The marvellous and beautiful shapes created each time are different every time. Of course it cannot be completely proven as every single snowflake that ever dropped has not been documented. Yet of those that have been analysed under the

Did You Know Ears And Noses Continue To Grow Until The End of Life?

You'd think that all aspects of our body would stop growing around the age of 20. That is true for the most part, except for our ears and noses. They seem to have a mind of their own! There are a number of reasons which contribute to our ever growing ears and noses. One of these is that as we age, the skin of the nose and ears begins to sag...eh!

Did You Know There Are More Stars In The Universe Than Grains Of Sand In The World?

It's mind boggling numbers, but with some estimation maths, it's probably correct to say there are more stars in the universe than there are grains of sand on Earth. Some crazy maths let's us come to this conclusion. There are 100 to 400 billion stars in just the Milky Way alone. In the Universe it is thought that there are 100 billion galaxies

Did You Know A London Skyscraper Reflects The Sun So Well It Melts Cars?

London, not exactly a place known for exotic weather. But now there's a skyscraper that's melting cars! Covered in a reflective surface and possessing a concave surface, the building is hot trouble when the sun shines because all the heat is directed into a small area. So far it has managed to melt parts of a car parked opposite to it and

Did You Know An Amazing Coincidence Makes The Moon Appear The Same Size As The Sun During An Eclipse

One of Earth's free entertaining shows, the solar eclipse is definitely one of the most spectacular. But have you ever stopped to wonder something bizarre?   During the solar eclipse, the moon appears to be more or less the same size as the sun yet we know quite well that the moon is much smaller. So how does it match in size? It's all

Did You Know The Black Rose Actually Does Exist?

Many people are of the impression that there is no such thing as black flowers, but there certainly is. A rare Turkish rose exists which has the unlikely black colour. It is called the Turkish Halfeti Rose, as it is found in the village of Halfeti. It is found in small quantities and that's because the conditions have to be just right for it