Oysters not only hold the ability to produce pearls, but to change gender, depending on which would be the most successful at the time for mating. Just as no two people share the same fingerprints - each and every tiger has different stripes. And the creation of the very delicious Nutella spread was actually an accidental success formed in World War II when an Italian pastry maker mixed hazelnuts with chocolate merely to extend rations.
There are many things to marvel over and be amazed by. I wish that people were more focused on these things. Why does the news need to be 90 per cent bad? It would be great if it were 50 per cent current events which cause us to worry, but we most likely need to know and 50 per cent knocking our socks off and lifting our spirits at the same time with fascinating facts from all over the world. There are so many brilliant things to be discovered.
During a search for the Loch Ness Monster in 2009, scientists came up with no findings, however they did come across 100,000 golf balls. That is funny.
Apparently researchers have used Calvin Klein's mens fragrance Obsession to lure animals in the wilderness close to their cameras. It makes you wonder what they put in this stuff.
You could swim through some of a blue whales arteries, and its heart is as big as a small car.
Charlie Sheen's original name was Carlos Estevez. And once upon a time the comedic character Charlie Chaplin entered a Charlie Chaplin look a like contest and came in third. That's just absurd.
The egg that you were formed from already existed inside your mother the day she was born, so there has always been a part of you attached to her.
Pirates apparently wore eye patches so that when they would go below deck, at least one eye would adjust to the dark immediately.
And there is a species of jellyfish called Turritopsis Nutricula which is immortal.
There are so many things that we don't know and make us wonder. I think we should seek to learn all that we can and focus more on what fascinates us than on what causes us to cringe and frown.
We need to open our eyes, our hearts and our minds. You never know what you may find...