Animal trivia: Diprotodon Optatum of strange prehistoric animals

Diprotodon Optatum is the largest known marsupial (mammal with a pouch) to have ever existed. About the size…

Animal trivia: Elasmosaurus of strange prehistoric animals

If you’ve ever experienced whiplash, you can imagine how tough a life this plesiosaur had. With a body…

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Animal trivia: Phorusrhacid of strange prehistoric animals

Flightless birds with similar characteristics to the ostrich, Phorusrhacids could reach land speeds comparable to cheetahs. Up to…

Animal trivia: Arctocyon of strange prehistoric animals

Capybaras aren’t feared animals today, but this prehistoric animal was far from cute and cuddly. Nicknamed the “bear…

Animal trivia: Estemmenosuchus of strange prehistoric animals

Translated from Greek to mean “crowned crocodile”, Estemmenosuchus is quite a strange looking prehistoric creature. Though it looked…

Animal trivia: Dunkleosteus, the strange prehistoric animal

Though it looked like a squished (though terrifying) sardine, Dunkleosteus holds the record for the strongest bite of…

Animal trivia: Glyptodon of strange prehistoric animals

About the size of a VW Bug, the Glyptodon was an armadillo-like creature which actually would be more…

Animal trivia: Hallucigenia of strange prehistoric animals

By far one of the strangest prehistoric creatures on this list is Hallucigenia. At max 1.38 inches (3.5…

Animal trivia: Meganeura of strange prehistoric animals

If you get scared by a wasp or a bee, you wouldn’t have fared too well in prehistoric…

Animal trivia: Pterodaustro of strange prehistoric animals

Pterodaustro is one of the best known pterosaurs (flying reptiles) in the world. Found in South America, the…

Animal trivia: Eurypterid of strange prehistoric animals

A combination of two of humans’ biggest fears – alligators and scorpions – Eurypterid was like a scorpion…

Animal trivia: Opabinia of strange prehistoric animals

Only a few inches long with five eyes to navigate its seafloor home, Opabinia looks like it could…

Animal trivia: Platybelodon of strange prehistoric animals

Nicknamed the “shovel tusker”, the Platybelodon looks like a modern day elephant with one major difference: its trunk.…

Animal trivia: Titanoboa of strange prehistoric animals

Made popular by the Smithsonian Channel TV Show, Titanoboa is simultaneously the largest, heaviest, and longest snake known…

Animal trivia: Pelagornithidae of strange prehistoric animals

If every letter in Pelagornithidae’s name was equal to a foot, it still wouldn’t equal the size of…

Animal trivia: Rodhocetus, a strange animal in prehistoric times

Rodhocetus gives us a clear example of a species’ evolutionary transition from land-dweller to sea-farer. One of the…

Punishment trivia: Unbelievable School Punishments of Writing Your Name 100 Times

You’ll never look at your name the same after hours of writing it over and over again. It’s…

Punishment trivia: Unbelievable School Punishments of Shaving Off Facial Hair

Young men start growing facial hair in the later years of their adolescence, typically between the ages of…

Punishment trivia: Unbelievable School Punishments of Banned Sports

Dodgeball is a team sport where the object of the game is to avoid getting hit by the…

Punishment trivia: Unbelievable School Punishments of Being Held Back a Year

Most schools expect each student to be academically successful. If a student doesn’t live up to the school’s…

Punishment trivia: Unbelievable School Punishments of Enforced Uniforms

Uniforms are no longer just a private school rule. More and more public schools across the nation are…

Punishment trivia: Unbelievable School Punishments of 10-Minute Mile

While some aspects of high school are fun and memorable, there are others better left forgotten. For many…

Punishment trivia: Unbelievable School Punishments of Banning Hot Cheetos

The insanely delicious (yet spicy) Flamin’ Hot Cheetos debuted on grocery store shelves in 1991 by Frito-Lays. Over…

Punishment trivia: Unbelievable School Punishments of Smile or Else!

In a world filled with instability, it isn’t surprising that people aren’t always happy. Students especially shouldn’t have…