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  • If you try not to “catch” someone’s yawn, the urge gets even...
    on October 19, 2019 at 11:40 pm

    If you try not to “catch” someone’s yawn, the urge gets even stronger and you’ll probably just end up yawning anyhow. (Source, Source 2) […]

  • Monkeys can learn to use money. Capuchins that were taught to...
    on October 19, 2019 at 3:40 pm

    Monkeys can learn to use money. Capuchins that were taught to exchange silver discs for treats began budgeting for foods they liked, buying more of something when the price dropped, and started gambling. Eventually, there was an incident where ‘money’ was stolen, and the rich monkeys even figured out they could pay each other for sex. (Source, Source 2) […]

  • When your eyes move, your eardrums do, too. Nobody knows exactly...
    on October 18, 2019 at 11:40 pm

    When your eyes move, your eardrums do, too. Nobody knows exactly why, but it does indicate that the information we take in through sight and sound has a much closer relationship than previously thought. (Source, Source 2) […]

  • The ‘Infinite Monkey Theorem’ suggests that if an infinite...
    on October 18, 2019 at 3:40 pm

    The ‘Infinite Monkey Theorem’ suggests that if an infinite number of monkeys were given typewriters, they would eventually produce the complete works of William Shakespeare. In 2003, this theory was tested by putting a computer inside a primates zoo enclosure for a month. They bashed it with a rock, took a crap on it, and typed 5 pages of mostly the letter ‘S’. (Source, Source 2) […]

  • Female ferrets can die from not having enough sex. (Source,...
    on October 17, 2019 at 11:40 pm

    Female ferrets can die from not having enough sex. (Source, Source 2) […]

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