today i learned – fri 17th nov 2017

this morning, i have already used the line “world, get out of my life πŸ˜’” … yep, it’s one of those days πŸ™ƒ

that said, my dislike of people today isn’t all bad! 😏 it made me remember a fact that i wanted to look into 😬 it’s a goodun πŸ‘πŸ»

#tdil about a dude in russia who is convinced that he used to live on mars πŸ‘½ … um 😳

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today i learned – tues 10th oct 2017

it’s an amazing day everyone! 😬 it’s star wars trailer day!! (it was possibly star wars trailer day yesterday … but i was in wales πŸ™ƒ)

in honour of the best day ever … here’s a star wars fact that blew my mind! 🀯 (i don’t know if you’ll be able to see that emoji) also … the trailer is down there ⬇️ so read on!

#tdil our little friend yoda was nearly played by a monkey! 🐡 Continue reading “today i learned – tues 10th oct 2017”

today i learned – weds 6th sept 2017

it’s mad crazy science fact time again 😎 i don’t know why, but these ones are always super exciting!

today we’re off on a journey to the centre of that giant hot ball in the sky – the sun β˜€οΈ

#tdil that it can take photons 40,000 years to travel from the core of the sun to the surface but then only eight minutes to travel to earth! β˜€οΈπŸŒ Continue reading “today i learned – weds 6th sept 2017”

today i learned – thurs 24th aug 2017

alright gang, we’re back to mythbusting today! πŸ€“

what i hope you take away from this – if you’re not already aware – is that you totally should trust the internet πŸ™ˆ treat it like a cute angry dog: give it a pat on the head and enjoy its company but don’t trust it won’t try to eat you πŸ‘πŸ»

#tdil the rumours about nasa confirming 15 days of continual darkness in november are full on fake news πŸ™ƒ Continue reading “today i learned – thurs 24th aug 2017”

today i learned – weds 16th aug 2017

today is officially the best day in history – mah birthdayyy! πŸ˜πŸŽ‚ as such, i was thinking of trying to find something amazing and birthday based …

turns out, there aren’t any birthday facts that are actually that weird or interesting. so, instead of bday goodness, we’re going to have what i actually learned! not going to lie, it blew my mind a tad πŸ’₯

#tdil that if you drive straight upwards at 60mph, you’ll be in space in just one hour! πŸ˜±πŸš€ Continue reading “today i learned – weds 16th aug 2017”

today i learned – sat 12th aug 2017

we’ve got another space fact today 😬 it’s all about that first trip to the moon 🌕 … i’ll be honest, it sucks quite a bit.

you see, it also brings into the equation the wonder that is hayfever … well, sort of anyway 😒

#tdil that jack schmitt, an apollo 17 astronaut and geologist, is considered the first human to suffer from ‘extraterrestrial hayfever’ 👽. Continue reading “today i learned – sat 12th aug 2017”

today i learned – mon 7th aug 2017

as promised yesterday, today i’ve been looking into that whole taking a picture of a black hole thing that i mentioned 😏

headache gone and black hole sun blasting in my lug ‘ole 👂🏻 (it’s by soundgarden … it’s ace … get on it!) it’s time to go full science on this shizz 🤓

#tdil i learned that scientists may have managed to take a real life actual photo of a black hole 😱 … that’s actually nuts. Continue reading “today i learned – mon 7th aug 2017”

today i learned – sun 6th aug 2017

i’ll be honest, i’ve another sunday headache 😭 (which is a legit thing) so don’t expect anything too profound 😂

anyway, i’ve just finished watching interstellar again 😍 (literally the best film ever 🚀) and thought that i’d write about that today! 👍🏻

#tdil that the wormhole and black hole depicted in the film took both a really long time to create and required brand new tech 😳 Continue reading “today i learned – sun 6th aug 2017”

today i learned – thurs 3rd august 2017

now, i’m really really lucky to have a job that i properly enjoy … like, i basically do what i dreamt of as a kid 😍.

even so, i can’t help but really want the job that i learned about today 😬 i’m pretty sure you’ll agree as soon as you hear the job title 😏

#tdil that nasa is currently hiring a new ‘planetary protection officer’ 😎 … i’m sorry, but that is the coolest job title ever. Continue reading “today i learned – thurs 3rd august 2017”