World’s first salmon vending machine in Singapore
Known formally as Macroscelides micus, this diminutive sengi sports pinkish skin underneath its hair and a long, almost trunk-like “proboscis”; a newly discovered species of “elephant shrew” that lives in an isolated part of Namibia.
Once thought extinct, the world’s smallest pig species has been rediscovered. The pygmy hog is only ten inches tall.
Saturn’s rings are around 10 meters thick most of the time, and made with shards of ice whose width range from a grain of sand to a whole mountain.
The first ever webpage, created in 1990 by British scientist Tim Berners Lee when inventing the ‘World Wide Web’ while working at CERN.
Chaser was a Border Collie with the largest tested memory of any non-human animal. Chaser could identify and retrieve 1,022 toys by name.
A sea slug can be decapitated and regenerate its entire body! After 20 days, about a third of these headless planarians will regenerate completely, new heart and all.
Frigate birds sleep while they fly. They have an ability to turn off half their brain and put their body on autopilot
Amid California’s latest drought, which lasted from 2011-2017, 96 million ‘shade balls’ were deployed on the Los Angeles reservoir. These floating, black plastic balls cover the water surface to prevent evaporation.
A Texas farmer found this astronaut helmet in his field after the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster February 1, 2003.
For more than 60 years, James Harrison donated his blood, a very rare type, once every two weeks. Through his donations, the Australian Red Cross estimates that he has saved at least 2.4 million babies. In 1999, he was awarded the Order of Australia.