Where the objects in your bathroom come from

Where the objects in your bathroom come from

It seems that just keeping yourself clean requires stuff from all over the world, so join us as we splish splash our way around some familiar bathroom items…

Spiders from around the world

Spiders from around the world

Some spiders are massive, others are tiny; some spiders make webs, others hide behind trapdoors; some spiders pretend to be ants, others pretend to be lumps of fresh bird poo. They’re all slightly different.

Geisha: What are they and what do they do?

Geisha: What are they and what do they do?

Snow-white skin, coal-black hair, bold red lips and extravagant silk kimonos. To me, Japanese geisha are among some of the most beautiful women to walk the earth (Bettie Page is totally on this list too!). But who are they and what do they do? Geisha are professional entertainers who attend to guests during meals, banquets […]

The stonefish: A very prickly character

The stonefish: A very prickly character

I’m guessing that if you’re reading this, you’re sat down, but if you’re standing up, you might want to perch on a seat, as this post may cause your face to crease up with that “ouch” face you make.

8 foods that aren’t what you think they’re going to be

8 foods that aren’t what you think they’re going to be

In these days of strict food labelling and paranoia over unlisted ingredients, it’s amazing that you can still buy a hamburger. They’re called ham, but everyone knows there’s no ham in them; they’re beef burgers.

Around the World in 80 Scoops

Around the World in 80 Scoops

A few months ago, we published a post about bizarre ice cream flavours from around the world. So when it came time to talk about the big summer event we wanted to hold, we had weird ice cream flavours on the brain. And that’s when we came up with Around the World in 80 Scoops.

How animals from around the world find their mates

How animals from around the world find their mates

These days, finding a partner with whom to share love and affection with isn’t always easy. We find shared interests with friends. When that doesn’t work out, some even try the workplace (not advisable). Then some of us give up and give internet dating a go. Have you ever stopped and wondered why it’s so hard? Well, how do you think animals find love? Surely they can’t be that fussy.