The 2011 Japan earthquake knocked 1.8 microseconds off our days and the 2004 Sumatra quake cost us around 6.8 microseconds. It’s because powerful earthquakes can permanently shorten the length of Earth’s day, by moving the spin of the Earth’s axis. (25/53)

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The Fugates of Troublesome Creek is a family of people with blue skin lived in Kentucky for many generations. They have gained their blue skin through a combination of inbreeding and a rare genetic condition known as methemoglobinemia. (24/53)

The first time a toilet being flushed on screen was in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. (26/53)