Despite the size difference, a praying mantis can totally take down a hummingbird. Source
A Dutch designer is working with scientists to create glow-in-the-dark trees, hoping to one day use them in place of street lights. Source
A study showed that about 15% of the matter in the air inside New York City’s subway system is actually human skin particles, some of which originated from belly buttons, armpits, and butts. Source
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A Superior Court Judge in Massachusetts settled a legal dispute by ruling that burritos are not sandwiches. Source
A Seattle woman ate nothing but Starbucks food for an entire year, spending nearly $600 a month on meals. Source
A homeless South African man called the “pavement bookworm” makes money by reading, reviewing, and then selling books to adults that visit him on the street. Even though this is how he earns money, he gives his books to children for free. Source