The distance between Earth and our moon is 238,855 miles. When you add up the diameters of all the other planets in the solar system, you find that you can actually fit them all between Earth and the moon: the sum of the diameters of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune is 236,126… Continue reading How Many Planets in Our Solar System Can Fit Between the Earth and the Moon?
It’s that time of the year again, when “everything Fall” is not only acceptable but encouraged: putting pumpkins on our doorsteps, wearing plaid shirts and vests, crunching leaves beneath our feet and those ever-so-popular pumpkin spice lattes. Yes, we just love those pumpkin lattes, but did you ever wonder what kinds of lattes pumpkins drink… Continue reading What Kind of Lattes Do Pumpkins Drink? [COMIC]
Everybody around the world loves sports, whether it’s watching them, playing them or talking about them. And we all have a favorite sport to watch and a favorite team to cheer for. So why isn’t real life more like sports? Thanks to College Humor, we can see what it would be like:
If you thought the burger couldn’t be reinvented, you were wrong. Burger Kings across Japan are recreating the traditional burger by coloring it black. The restaurants are using squid ink to blacken the garlic sauce and bamboo charcoal to blacken the burger buns and cheese. These food additives are safe, and are commonly used in… Continue reading Burger King’s New Black Burgers Sold in Japan [PHOTOS]
Everyone knows that Parks and Recreation character Andy Dwyer, played by Chris Pratt, isn’t the sharpest tool in the shed. But his heart is made of gold, so Buzzfeed thought it a good idea to take some of his quotes and turn them into motivational posters. While some of his sayings actually seem to work… Continue reading If Quotes from Andy Dwyer of ‘Parks and Recreation’ Were Inspirational Posters
With summer coming to a close, it’s nice to reminisce about warmth, sun and relaxation. And when you think of summer vacation, you often think of beaches of soft, white sand. But not all beaches fit this description. In fact, some of the most interesting beaches have different color sand, unique rock formations and unusual… Continue reading 17 of the World’s Most Unusual Beaches
Ever wonder what’s the most popular college football team in your state? To find out, American ticket broker and online marketplace TicketCity conducted some social media and online research and was able to determine which big division football team was most popular. TicketyCity used four pieces of data for Division I football teams to get… Continue reading The United States of College Football: the Most Popular College Football Team By State [MAP]
At the end of April, popular mobile messaging app WhatsApp announced that it surpassed the milestone of half a billion active users each month. Just four months later, WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum tweeted that the app has now surpassed 600 million monthly active users. Now serving 600,000,000 monthly active users. Yes, active and registered are… Continue reading WhatsApp reaches 600 Million Active Users