Blood is indeed thicker than water

Blood cells

Blood is six times thicker than water.

Mercury trivia

Mercury

Mercury is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature.

Mars (the planet) has a flag

Mars flag

The flag of Mars is a tricolour used by the Mars Society and The Planetary Society to represent the planet Mars.

Bacteria trivia

Bacteria

Bacteria, the tiniest free-living cells, are so small that a single drop of liquid contains as many as 50 million of them.

Earth’s atmosphere trivia

Earth atmosphere thickness

Earth’s atmosphere is, proportionally, thinner than the skin of an apple.

Smell this memory

Smell

Out of all the senses, smell is most closely linked to memory.

The inhabitable planet Earth

Earth

If the world were tilted one degree more either way, the planet would not be habitable because the area around the equator would be too hot and the poles would be too cold.

Full moon trivia

Full moon

A full moon always rises near sunset. For a full and quite technical explanation, here’s why in much detail.

The short answer is as follows:

The full moon occurs when the moon, earth and sun are in alignment with the moon on the opposite side of the earth as the sun. The light from the sun travels past the earth and lights the surface of the moon. Because the lighted side of the moon is facing us, we see the full moon.

The bullwhip, and Indiana Jones

Bullwhip

The first man-made item to exceed the speed of sound was the bullwhip. When the whip is snapped, the knotted end makes a “crack” or popping noise. It is actually causing a mini sonic boom as it exceeds the speed of sound.

You go, Indy!

Saturn

Saturn
Dream of Saturn: Illustration by QAuZ

The planet Saturn has a density lower than water. If there was a bathtub large enough to hold it, Saturn would float.