Learn Fun Facts’ Monthly Miscellany, February 2019

Random Ramblings The past Lunar New year was quite hot here in Hong Kong. While it’s not that “hot”, it’s hotter than the normally cool temperature people enjoyed during this period. Unsurprisingly, the temperatures on the second and third day of this year’s Lunar New Year were the highest on record, reaching up to 24.9ºC […]

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The Truth of 12-Hour Shifts as A UK Nurse: The Pros and Cons

This is a guest post by Catherine Stewart. When people hear of a nurse’s 12-hour shift that only takes up 3 days of their work week, they respond with surprise and envy at the flexibility of a nurse’s schedule. The truth about 12-hour shifts as a nurse is that they’re no easy task. If you’re […]

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7 Incredible Fun Fact About Money Saving You Need to Know

This is a guest post by Cristina Himmer. Money matters! People might say that money is not that important. But the fact is that money is very crucial to surviving in today’s world. You need money for growing food, buying food, meeting your family needs and also for having fun. The whole point of telling […]

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Weekly Song Challenge

Laura Venturini of Lavent69 tagged me to participate in Weekly Song Challenge. Here are the rules of the challenge: Copy rules and add to your own post, pinging back to this post. Post music videos for your answers to the musical questions. Tag two people to participate! 1. Post a video of a comedy song […]

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The Square Root of Passion

In the novel City of Angels (1975), Steve Shagan wrote, “But you can’t make arithmetic out of passion. Passion has no square root.” However, puzzlist Alan Wayne countered, “On the contrary, one can show that the alphametic has a unique solution.” Was Wayne correct? Can you find the unique solution in base 10? That is, […]

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What’s Beneath Our Oceans

This is a guest post by John Hannen. Exploring beneath the wave Most of us know that the Earth is called the Blue Planet for a reason — 71 percent of it is covered by oceans! That’s a mind-boggling 321,003,271 cubic miles of water according to estimates NOAA’s National Geophysical Data Center. With so much […]

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Learn Fun Facts’ Monthly Miscellany, January 2019

Random Ramblings This would be the shortest “Monthly Miscellany” I ever wrote. This is partly because I was not sure whether I would revive this series or not. Regular readers of Learn Fun Facts may have noticed that this series was stopped for almost half a year. So, I hesitated to bring it back. Nonetheless, […]

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12 Incredible Facts About Sleep You Need to Know

This is a guest post by Alivia Cora. Sleep has always been an effective remedy for curing pain and sorrow. However, until around 25 years ago, we knew little about sleep. Fortunately, today with the continuous research and study, there is so much to know about the magical sleep moments. On average, a human spent […]

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How to Get Your Jet-Setting Kitty Ready for Its Next Flight

Image: Getty Image This is a guest post by Emily Cline. Felt sad about leaving your cat with a sitter on your last vacation? Then take them with you!  You can bring your cat on your next flight as an ESA or as a carry-on.  Cats are often excellent fliers as they are quiet and […]

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