When mankind first tried classifying life, it was rather simple. You had animals, and everything else were considered plants. When modern biology emerged, things like fungus and algae were found to be certainly not plants, but in their own classes alone.
The color sepia (commonly referred to in old/nostalgic photos) gets its name from the Latin and Greek word for cuttlefish. The reddish-brown color had originally been taken from the ink sacs of cuttlefish.
The given name Zach, Zack, or Zachary is derived from the Bible name Zechariah. There are several of them in the biblical stories, one of which was the father of John the Baptist.
In 1378, the Catholic church saw a great divide that lasted until 1417. Instead of a debate over the Bible or God in general, the split was more based on power. For a number of years, the Pope lived in Avignon, France. When the next Pope moved back to Rome, there was a huge worryContinue reading “Fun Fact: When the Catholic Church Had Two Popes”
The first animal to be a “GMO animal” was a mouse.