More young men in California rise in pit …

men_smallMore young men in California rise in pitch at the end of their sentences when talking. This process is known as “uptalk” or “valleygirl speak” and has in the past been associated with young females, typically from California or Australia.

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Wombat poop is shaped like a cube. This …

Wombatpoo_smallWombat poop is shaped like a cube. This distinct shape allows their poop to stay in place (on rocks, logs, etc…) as territorial signposts.

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You have taste receptors in your anus, b …

tasteYou have taste receptors in your anus, but they’re not wired to your brain in a way that lets you taste your own feces.

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King Louis XIV may have dressed fabulously but…

Louis_XIV_of_FranceKing Louis XIV may have dressed fabulously but one Russian ambassador once stated “His Majesty [Louis XIV] stunk like a wild animal.” Like so many of his time in that part of Europe, Louis almost never bathed. In Louis’ case, his physicians advised him to abstain from bathing to maintain proper health. Louis himself also said he found the act of bathing disturbing. Rumor has it, in his adult life, he supposedly only bathed twice.

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