Whether you want to learn something new or have trivia about human growth hormone facts to share with your kids, here are blogs you can learn something new everyday:
Have fun learning and never stop growing!
1. OMG Facts
There are Chinatowns on every continent except Antarctica. Cranberries are sorted for ripeness by being bounced. You share your birthday with approximately 18 million people worldwide.
2. Learn Something Every Day ~ love this site!
Just a fact each day, illustrated…did you know Coca Cola kills insects?
This blog reads scientific studies so that you don’t have to–and then condenses them into intriguing posts like “Things you didn’t know about sex” and “What does English sound like to foreigners?”
5. Mind Hacks
Mind Hacks explains the weird stuff that goes on inside your head. Don’t be alarmed, but…Twilight novels may be altering your brain.
Visit this site regularly and you’ll always know what the people in your office are talking about the next time they refer to, say, Sad Keanu–or more obscure stuff. Readers can submit their own memes and images, too.
Fun facts, each one illustrated–learn how to use i.e. and e.g. correctly, or explore the history of human height.
8. Now I Know
This gorgeous blog by “data journalist and information designer” David McCandless shows how “designed information can help us understand the world, cut through BS and reveal the hidden connections, patterns and stories underneath. Or, failing that, it can just look cool!”
You never know quite what to expect when you read this blog–posts cover everything from American Civil War reenactors in the UK to 10 strange pregnancy cravings. You can also test your oddball knowledge with daily quizzes.