16 Things To Know, For No Reason In Particular


1.This is how sperm whales sleep.

Discovery Channel video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HengPojNgbM


2. This is how double decker buses are tested.
Bus tilt testing video:
http://www.britishpathe.com/video/bus-tilt-tests


3.This is what Mars would look like if it still had water.
Article from The Atlantic:
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/01/a-martian-dream-heres-what-the-red-planet-would-look-like-with-earth-like-oceans-and-life/266791/



4. This is how zoologists weigh tiny birds.
The bird is a java sparrow and it's being weighed at Chester Zoo in England.


5. This is how snow is cleared off train tracks in Alaska.
These things have been around for awhile:
http://vilda.alaska.edu/cdm/search/searchterm/Railroad%20snowplow%20locomotives/mode/exact


6. This is how wood chips are unloaded from trucks.
Video of this in action:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIFPtTrfNzQ


7. This is the first alligator with a prosthetic tail.
The alligator's name is "Mr. Stubbs."


8. This is how a starfish eats an anchovy.
Video of a starfish eating:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A100m5EpfFI


9. This is the inside of an Amazon warehouse.
This warehouse is in Wales.


10. This is tonic water under a blacklight.
Here's how to make glow in the dark drinks:
http://lifehacker.com/make-glow-in-the-dark-drinks-and-jello-with-tonic-water-1455945013


11. This is what Justin Bieber wore to meet the Prime Minister of Canada.
Justin Bieber explaining himself:
http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/justin-bieber-why-i-wore-overalls-to-meet-canadian-prime-minister-stephen-harper-20122611


12.This is the largest K'nex ball machine.
Video of the machine in action:
http://boingboing.net/2014/01/07/worlds-largest-knext-ball.html


13.This is how fish are fed at an aquarium.
At the Harbin Pole Aquarium.


14.This is what happens when a train does a "burnout."
The brakes are applied but the engine didn't get the signal.


15. This is a "snake worm" called an Amphisbaena.
Video of the thing in action:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Muar-87T66Q


16. If you cry in space, this is what it would look like. 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BbuOn--ERI


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