The Smallest Creatures In The World Ever

We tend to notice big things: the highest skyscrapers, the biggest bears, the largest bridges, the tallest giraffes.  We notice these things and speak about them. However, everything is better understood in comparison: the tiniest things are amazing in their size too. And the bigger the difference between the biggest and the smallest thing of […]

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The Coldest Things on Earth Compared

What are the coldest things in the universe? No, they aren’t in Antarctica or at the top of Mount Everest but somewhere in outer space! Did you know that the lowest temperature recorded on Mars is -171°C (-275°F)? It’s super cold, but still a little warmer than we imagine thanks to Mars’ thin atmosphere. But […]

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A Journey Through Your Nervous System

Right now, a bunch of things is going on inside your body. And perhaps the most important of them is the work of your nervous system. Pinch yourself now. The place you’ve just pinched has lots of neurons, just like anywhere else. When you pressed the skin, they flared up and sent the information about […]

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People Used To Have Just One Eye Color

Your body is wonderland – do you know this phrase? Actually, it is true about everyone’s body: it’s such a unique and fascinating place, that scientists can’t help but get amazed each time they discover something new. Yet, a lot about our bodies remains a mystery to us.  For example, did you know that we, […]

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