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From Brave Pigeons to Sour Herrings: This Week's Curios

From Brave Pigeons to Sour Herrings: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  11.14.2016
Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong...
Time Change Makes Figuring Out Which Twin Is Older Doubly Confusing

Time Change Makes Figuring Out Which Twin Is Older Doubly Confusing

David Moye  11.10.2016
A twin boy in Hyannis, Massachusetts, has the rare distinction of being born before his brother while still being listed as younger. Samuel...
2-Headed Sharks May Be On The Rise (But No One Knows Why)

2-Headed Sharks May Be On The Rise (But No One Knows Why)

David Moye  11. 7.2016
Our jaws are dropping. An increasing number of two-headed sharks have been found in the world’s oceans in recent years, but...
From Frame Rate To Black Cat Hate: This Week's Curios

From Frame Rate To Black Cat Hate: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  11. 4.2016
Last week's Curios covered Teddy Roosevelt's link to football, the weird history of habeas corpus, and why people don't like to adopt black...
From Rainmakers To Flavor Tasters: This Week's Curios

From Rainmakers To Flavor Tasters: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  11. 3.2016
Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong...
Woman Farts During Surgery, Setting Fire To Laser In Operating Room

Woman Farts During Surgery, Setting Fire To Laser In Operating Room

David Moye  11. 1.2016
A woman who went into a Tokyo hospital for surgery needed to be treated for burns after one of her farts apparently started a fire...
From Gum Bans to Growth Mindsets: This Week's Curios

From Gum Bans to Growth Mindsets: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  10.24.2016
Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong...
Artist Depicts The Theory Of Evolution In 1,250 Face Paintings

Artist Depicts The Theory Of Evolution In 1,250 Face Paintings

David Moye  10.24.2016
A London artist has managed to convey the entire history of life on our planet in less than two minutes ― and she only needed...
Everything You've Wondered About U.S. Pooping Habits In One Big Dump

Everything You've Wondered About U.S. Pooping Habits In One Big Dump

David Moye  10.18.2016
When it comes to bowel movements, the night time is not always the right time. Turns out, more than 61 percent of Americans prefer to poop...
From Pumpkin Spice to Pill Colors: This Week's Curios

From Pumpkin Spice to Pill Colors: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  10.17.2016
Last week's Curios covered the history of the PSL, why older siblings are smarter, and how pill color affects effectiveness.
From Tug of War to Excel Errors: This Week's Curios

From Tug of War to Excel Errors: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  10.10.2016
Last week's Curios covered the Million Dollar Homepage, the origin of Auto-Tune, and an Excel mistake with international implications....
From Space Dumping to Identical Twin Puppies: This Week's Curios

From Space Dumping to Identical Twin Puppies: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  10. 5.2016
Last week's Curios covered the hidden benefits of chewing gum, wheezing Amish, and the first set of identical twin puppies.
From Vanishing Dots to Piggy Banks: This Week's Curios

From Vanishing Dots to Piggy Banks: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  09.26.2016
Last week's Curios covered illusions to trick your brain, boozy physics thought experiments, and piggy bank etymology.