Reddit user when asked the Internet for suggestions to read to his daughter every night, the Internet definitely didn't disappoint and came up with some amazing facts.
We all know kids can be extremely curious when it comes to learning new things. Kids these days are very smart, they want to learn everything and know everything. Being a parent it can be a bit tricky at times to keep up with their enthusiasm and curiosity. This is where the Internet comes as a savior. Recently, a dad took to Reddit to ask for suggestions to read to his 4-year old daughter every night. Needless to say, the Internet didn't disappoint and responded with some mind-blowing facts.
Cashews come from a fruit.
Some species of burrowing spiders keep teeny tiny frogs in their burrows to keep it free of bugs too small for the spider to get that might try to eat the spider’s eggs. This means that tiny frogs are spider cats.
Sea otters hold hands when they sleep and have a favorite rock to hold onto in a secret pouch.
In Switzerland, it’s illegal to own just one guinea pig; if you have any, you have to have at least two. They get lonely!
Oxford University in England is older than the Aztec empire.
Animals that lay eggs don’t have belly buttons.
Pufferfish are full of water….not air.
Dogs can tell when you’re coming home by how much of your scent is left in the house if you have a daily routine
Humans are bioluminescent and glow in the dark, but the light that we emit is 1,000 times weaker than our human eyes are able to pick up.
Tigers have striped skin.
The name for the Arctic comes from the ancient Greek word for bear – arktos. Named after one of the constellations Ursa Major (Big Bear) or Ursa Minor (Little Bear), but there are bears living there too. So basically, the Arctic is called ‘Bear’, and the Antarctic is called ‘Not Bear’
Most elephants weigh less than a blue whale’s tongue!
Cows get excited when they solve puzzles.
A day on Venus takes longer to complete Than a year on Venus.. how? It simply takes longer for Venus to do one complete rotation around its own axis, than it does for the planet to rotate around the sun.
Bees tell their friends about good nearby flowers by dancing.
Lobsters were considered disgusting and low-class food, to the point that feeding them to prisoners too often was considered cruel and unusual punishment. Also, they’re basically just big sea roaches.
When a bee is chosen to be the new queen, they are given a special type of honey that completely changes their bodies. Kind of like how a Pokémon evolves.
At birth, a baby panda is smaller than a mouse.
Bananas are berries, but strawberries aren’t
There is a bank in Italy that trades entirely in parmesan cheese.