Life-Changing Hungarian Inventions
Despite Hungary’s small population, the country has one of the most Nobel Prize winners per capita in the world. These scientists have given the world discoveries and inventions which make our everyday life easier.
Who’s Laughing Now?
Like many of us, we grow up trying to fit into a patriarchal world. We’ve been told how to and not to behave – “pink is for women and blue is for men,” they say; women have to cross their legs, cannot show their bodies, their only job is to raise children; while men should focus on their profession and financial success, they cannot show many emotions, cannot play with barbies, etc.
Did You know? - The never-ending Rodent family
Rodents are among the most successful mammals in the world; almost half of all mammalian species belong to this family and their numbers are likely to be higher than the other mammals combined. This is due to their high reproduction rate: the house mouse reaches sexual maturity at 5-7 weeks and females can give birth to more than 50 pups every year as they can mate right after giving birth.
Did You know? - Trapping & Ambushing
These predators – who are not just spiders – are carnivorous animals that capture their prey with surprise attacks. The ambush can be accomplished by hiding in a burrow, camouflage, aggressive mimicry, or by the use of a trap.
Did You know? - Mesmerizing Marsupials
The distribution of marsupials in the world is quite uneven; marsupials are endemic to Oceania and the Americas. Around 70% of the 334 extant species are indigenous to Australia, the land where koalas and kangaroos roam free.
Did You know? - Vicious Venoms
Some animals run fast to catch their prey or escape predators. Some have wings, while others use their sharp claws and teeth to defend or catch their prey. Toxins are no different: they can be used both to subdue prey and to defend themselves.
Did You know? - Incredible Insects
Kids love learning about animals, and visiting the zoo is usually one of their favorite programs. However, sometimes this information fades away throughout the years. At times, schools can discourage and restrain us to learn more about nature. As animals fascinated me all my life, I would like to share with you what fun – and bizarre – facts I know about these fascinating creatures.
The Black Notebook Pt. III - Darkness Falling
Sharon, an elegant businesswoman in her late twenties, heading home from work. As she reaches her house, she spots her ex-boyfriend, Pete waiting for her outside. Sharon quickly hops on the porch trying to get inside the house before her ex can get to her. But before she could reach the door, Pete grabs her shoulder.