Quite Interesting facts from the team behind the BBC TV show QI. https://t.co/KajPX02jPd https://t.co/e7kKHcHU2N https://t.co/q3qVciWTD7
At 188 years old, Jonathan the giant tortoise is the world’s oldest known living land animal. He was born three years before Charles Darwin met the giant tortoises that inspired his theory of evolution. (Image: Kevstan)
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is worth more than the GDP of 125 of the world’s countries.
Female blanket octopuses are immune to the sting of Portuguese man-of-war jellyfish: they tear off their opponents' tentacles and brandish them as weapons.
Professionals who make non-conformist fashion choices, such as wearing bright or unusual socks, are perceived as being higher status and more successful.
The word 'rooster’ was adopted by American puritans in the 18th century because they didn’t want to use the word cock.
Word of the day: TASLEEK (Saudi Arabic) - to nod along and pretend you care what another person is saying
On October 1st 1861, Charles Darwin wrote in his diary: ‘I am very poorly today and very stupid and hate everybody and everything’