today i learned – sun 15th oct 2017

donโ€™t ask how i came across this fact today … but weโ€™re talking about house flies today ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

itโ€™s another one of those โ€œyouโ€™ve always thought this is true but youโ€™ve been lied toโ€ deals ๐Ÿ™ƒ

#tdil house flies actually live for between 15-25 days ๐Ÿ (ios 11.1 has a grasshopper emoji and a t-rex emoji but still no house fly?!) Continue reading “today i learned – sun 15th oct 2017”

today i learned – mon 21st aug 2017

iโ€™ll be honest, this is possibly going to be a slightly rushed one ๐Ÿ™ˆ granted, if i want people to read these posts, i probably shouldnโ€™t start with something like that ๐Ÿ˜….

anyway, the reason for the rushing is partially due to #busy but also partially due to the topic of todayโ€™s fact!

#tdil the reason why insect bites start to itch more if you scratch them ๐Ÿ•ท Continue reading “today i learned – mon 21st aug 2017”

today i learned – sat 22nd july 2017

today i was made aware of something horrific … like, a thing of actual nightmares that totally exists in the real world 🙃. just because this blog is a happy place, i guess 👍🏻.

so yeah, there’s a scene in king kong (not the new one and not the original … the jack black one) where all the dudes get stuck in a hole with many bugs. amongst these bugs, there’s a mad worm with huge teeth … can’t be real … can it? 😳

#tdil that the terrifying toothy worm is totally a real thing and it has teeth made of metal … it’s basically a terrifying bond villain 🤙🏻 #rad Continue reading “today i learned – sat 22nd july 2017”

today i learned – thurs 6th july 2017

this fact that i do in fact have for thee today may just make you very happy … itโ€™s an excuse to drink alcohol ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿธ

but wait, thereโ€™s more! itโ€™s also a way to stop mosquitos from trying to eat you ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป something that i for one really need in my life ๐Ÿ˜ญ

#tdil that drinking gin and tonic can deter mosquitos ๐Ÿ˜Ž … literally the best way to get rid of horrid insects that want your blood!ย  Continue reading “today i learned – thurs 6th july 2017”

today i learned – weds 28th june 2017

first of all, can we all just take a second to recognise that it is already almost the end of june?! what the actual futon?! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ #timegoestoofast.

anyhew, to business! todayโ€™s fact is possibly one to be avoided by anyone who suffers from spider based fears ๐Ÿ•ท.

#tdil that there is an old wives tale that says spiders are scared of conkers ๐Ÿค” (i also learned the correct spelling of conkers ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜‚). Continue reading “today i learned – weds 28th june 2017”

today i learned – mon 26th june 2017

for today’s lovely little fact of the day, we’re heading back into the disturbingly interesting world of tiny bugs.

this fact actually came from snapchat again โ€ฆ that is quickly becoming one of my major sources of content โ€ฆ iโ€™m not really sure how i feel about this ๐Ÿค”.

#tdil that there is a bug out there that has the power to turn you vegetarian ๐Ÿ”. Continue reading “today i learned – mon 26th june 2017”

today i learned – fri 19th may 2017

it’s friyay againnnnn!!!!! ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฌ it’s finally weekend ‘o’ clock … i hope that you’ve got lots planned ๐Ÿ™‚

anyway, i’m going to warn you that today’s fact is one that airs on the side of weird alien film mixed with the last of us mixed with every ant based zombie nightmare you’ve ever had ๐Ÿœ (that will make sense very soon)

#tdil that there is a fungus found in tropical forests that infects certain species of ant and takes over their brain … turning them into a zombie like state ๐Ÿ˜ณ Continue reading “today i learned – fri 19th may 2017”