today i learned – sun 15th oct 2017

don’t ask how i came across this fact today … but we’re talking about house flies today 👍🏻

it’s another one of those “you’ve always thought this is true but you’ve been lied to” deals 🙃

#tdil house flies actually live for between 15-25 days 🐝 (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

i’ll be honest, this is possibly going to be a slightly rushed one 🙈 granted, if i want people to read these posts, i probably shouldn’t start with something like that 😅.

anyway, the reason for the rushing is partially due to #busy but also partially due to the topic of today’s fact!

#tdil the reason why insect bites start to itch more if you scratch them 🕷 Continue reading “today i learned – mon 21st aug 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 … that is quickly becoming one of my major sources of content … i’m not really sure how i feel about this 🤔.

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

today i learned – tues 11th apr 2017

despite the fact that we’ve been on holiday for almost a week now, last night was the first time that we’ve actually encountered the infamous cockroach (this year at least). 

as you’d expect, as charlie (that’s his name) came barreling towards our patio, there were screams & shouts and a rather large kerfuffle broke out. it was highly amusing watching multiple people jump onto chairs like the lady out of tom and jerry 😂

after all of the excitement had ended and conversation began once more, there were no end of claims about how indestructible roachs are and how squashing them releases their eggs 🤔. 

i’ve subsequently investigated this fact 👍🏻 #tdil that you don’t release the young in some horror movie-esque way when you step on a cockroach (to be honest, you shouldn’t be stepping on them anyway … it’s mean 😠). Continue reading “today i learned – tues 11th apr 2017”