26 Short Facts That Explain Lots of Confusing Things

26 Short Facts That Explain Lots of Confusing Things

Just when you think you have this world figured out, all these questions pop up in your mind: why do car rides and rain make you sleepy? Why do airplanes have a hole in the tail? And which water extinguishes fire better, cold or hot?

Do you know what makes us perceive the clouds as white? Or why dogs kick their legs when you rub their belly? Or why most big space objects like planets and stars are round? Well, those answers and plenty more coming your way!

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– Storm clouds may seem to turn dark, but it’s just an illusion. Thin clouds on a sunny day let the light through and scatter all the colors of the light spectrum.
– Leaves don’t really change colors – they just lose their green pigment.
– When a mosquito breaks your skin, your immune system perceives the insect’s saliva as a foreign substance and starts making histamine.
– Zebras probably have their stripes as protection from bug bites. The stripes seem to dazzle the insects, and they can’t make a controlled landing.
– Most salt in oceans and seas comes from land.
– Rain makes you drowsy because the sky is overcast, and without sunlight, your body produces melatonin – the very hormone that makes you sleepy at night.
– Cats regularly lick themselves to prevent skin oils from gathering on their fur.
– Your stomach “growls” when you’re hungry because your digestive muscles are contracting to sort of warm up in preparation for a coming meal.
– Cats love boxes so much because they make great hiding places. No predator can sneak up on them from behind, yet your cat can still observe its surroundings without being seen.
– Dogs kick their legs when you rub their belly thanks to the so-called scratch reflex. That perfect spot your canine loves so much is full of nerves that go straight to the spinal cord.
– Driving already makes you drowsier after 15 minutes into your trip. The reason is your seat vibrating at low frequencies, lulling your body and brain.
– Flamingos turn pink because they live on a certain kind of blue-green algae and brine shrimps.
– As people get older, their hair follicles start to lose pigment cells.
– A comet’s tail is created by the Sun. Its heat turns some of the comet’s material into vapor and releases dust particles trapped in the ice.
– If a space body is too small, like an asteroid, its mass and gravity aren’t strong enough to form a spherical shape.
– The temperature of the water you use to extinguish a fire does matter. And surprisingly, hot water can put out the flames faster than cold.
– Most cruise ships are white because they typically sail in hot tropical climates. The white paint reflects sunlight better than any other color and keeps the ship nice and cool.
– When your body warms up more than normal, your brain reacts to this potential danger by releasing sweat from the over 2 million glands scattered all over your body!
– Bees make honey to have something to eat all winter, when there are few or no flowers (their main food source).
– The holes in some types of cheese are made by bacteria used in the production process.
– Fresh rain falling on dry ground smells so nice thanks to a unique mixture of ozone, plant oils, and bacterial spores.

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  1. NathanBoy on October 11, 2023 at 8:56 pm

    Mate i dont know where you got the blue and red from because its just blue unless there on scene

  2. Jake G on October 11, 2023 at 8:57 pm

    Can you at least show what fact number you are on? There’s almost no transition time between facts

  3. changê amlas on October 11, 2023 at 8:59 pm

    As a kid, i really like going into boxes because it feels really cool and safe in boxes so i guess that’s why cats like it too because it’s fun

  4. Daniel Shp. on October 11, 2023 at 8:59 pm

    Here’s what I learned in this video: Rain smells good.

  5. dan day on October 11, 2023 at 9:00 pm

    I started going grey at 13 and my beard started at 26

  6. Linda Hibbs on October 11, 2023 at 9:02 pm

    Black Friday was called black… because in business when your in debt is viewed as red….in accounting red means you owe- therefore BLACK FRIDAY- MEANS YOU ARE MAKING A PROFIT.


    YOU ARE INCORRECT IN YOUR VIDEO…….. making me question everything else you say‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️

  7. zerozitytroy on October 11, 2023 at 9:03 pm

    5:16 and 5:20 were very interesting. Cause…

    Cause I like airplanes. 🙂

  8. Samar Asim on October 11, 2023 at 9:03 pm

    My tooth hurts and I’m scared of the dentist. If this gets 100 likes I’ll go.

  9. Lisa Guerrero on October 11, 2023 at 9:04 pm

    Nice knowing!!

  10. Aaily #subifyoufoundthecomment on October 11, 2023 at 9:07 pm

    I love bright side cause he answers these random questions.

  11. boulderbash19700209 on October 11, 2023 at 9:07 pm

    Lie! Eveybody know that sea water is salty because of fish sweat.

  12. anjaa on October 11, 2023 at 9:11 pm

    Wait a minute! This Friday is on 13!

  13. Hello Kitty Fan Man! on October 11, 2023 at 9:11 pm

    I don’t understand the hot/cold water thing. It seems to me like the coldness of the water, as long as it could still flow, would be a better opposite against the fire’s heat, smothering it more thoroughly/faster.

  14. Hello Kitty Fan Man! on October 11, 2023 at 9:16 pm

    "Using… help alert…"? Oops!

    * helpS

  15. dcptiv on October 11, 2023 at 9:17 pm

    Can we have a video on alternative facts? This would be such a weird video concept for americans. Facts are not something they are too familiar with nor do they seem to care much about them. A fact is an undeniable truth & anything that opposes a ‘fact" would be not be true or in modern america "alternative facts".

  16. Annabelle on October 11, 2023 at 9:18 pm

    Black Friday is from the bushfires in Australia, the holiday is Australian.

  17. John Kean on October 11, 2023 at 9:19 pm

    So wear a zebra print tee shirt in Summer 🤔 to avoid biters

  18. Duck on October 11, 2023 at 9:22 pm

    car tip to get less tired

    dont drive

  19. Hello Kitty Fan Man! on October 11, 2023 at 9:23 pm

    One thing I don’t get is how something that’s colored a bluish green would have a _pink_ dye.

  20. Sacred Light on October 11, 2023 at 9:25 pm

    " now I know why sea is salty , ahahaha "

  21. Linda Hibbs on October 11, 2023 at 9:25 pm


  22. Enderboy 64 on October 11, 2023 at 9:27 pm


  23. Norman Chodrick on October 11, 2023 at 9:27 pm

    The real reason or at least the more significant reason for Zebra stripes is evidently too obvious for scientists to figure out. It is because, if the Zebra is moving at all, the stripes confuse any landing attempt and perhaps also seem to flies to be something coming at them-to perhaps swat them-so they tend to move away without landing.

  24. Philip Enos on October 11, 2023 at 9:28 pm

    Zebra stripes also confuse lions. When a bunch of Zebras are all running in a herd, the stripes make them look like one mass and it doesn’t allow the lion to focus on one zebra.

  25. BOSSHAWG434 on October 11, 2023 at 9:28 pm

    Once I heard that incorrect black Friday information it made me wonder what else they got wrong

  26. Purnima Singh on October 11, 2023 at 9:31 pm

    I loooove PINK NOISE😄

  27. BeybladeSpinner PL Triki, porady, walki on October 11, 2023 at 9:31 pm

    Okay, but what about allergies or Atopic Dermatitis? How does it work? I have Atopic Dermatisis and I’ve always wondered why it’s so ichy. Can You please make a video on that?

  28. Sajitha. C.K on October 11, 2023 at 9:32 pm


  29. Corey Davis on October 11, 2023 at 9:32 pm

    Learned from a police man a real good man, eat sunflower seeds. Shelling them keeps you alert.
    Works very well for me. If I don’t I get sleepy within 20 minutes of driving.

  30. Michael Segal on October 11, 2023 at 9:34 pm

    Boooo bees

  31. John Kean on October 11, 2023 at 9:36 pm

    So make a spaceship like a Comet and go places 🤔

  32. Hello Kitty Fan Man! on October 11, 2023 at 9:37 pm

    "Leaves don’t really change colors."

    Yeah they do.

  33. Nancy McLoughlin on October 11, 2023 at 9:40 pm

    Yes I did! Well, I always learn, but in this teaching I heard that hot water extinguishes fires quicker? I don’t believe I’ve ever heard that fact before, and a few other things as well, such as.😊 pink noise, I always heard white noise? Hmmmm..
    I love the unique way you sneak in information in other videos so we all can learn, as you know it takes about 3 times for our brains to hear,( okay, … my pea brain….) to learn or retain information.
    "It is so ‘stealth’ of you guys"! I heard that expression today! Lol, it just made me giggle, but completely accurate in your brilliant teaching!….

  34. Zainab Malik on October 11, 2023 at 9:40 pm

    Hello sir good afternoon…love from india

  35. John Kean on October 11, 2023 at 9:41 pm

    Coffee stops u getting drowsy whilst driving

  36. bunthan79 on October 11, 2023 at 9:42 pm

    Well hot water is the best for making snow in cold places and Extinguish fire

  37. NHTrong on October 11, 2023 at 9:44 pm


  38. Alexander Minev on October 11, 2023 at 9:45 pm

    We have a hibrid.

  39. hydrus77 on October 11, 2023 at 9:45 pm

    I dont get drowsy after driving, and I drive quite frequently for long periods. Here are some tips to avoid being drowsy.
    1. Play music
    2. DO NOT use the heater
    3. While driving stay active and text or talk on the phone.
    4. DO NOT use your blinkers, this is universal and will cause other drivers to honk at you giving a startle that is sure to wake you.
    5. Make sure to cut people off, again will cause other drivers to mouth and/or honk at you.
    6. Run red lights near police officers
    7. speed … 😉

  40. pema youdon on October 11, 2023 at 9:46 pm

    Wowie 😮

  41. BRIGHT SIDE on October 11, 2023 at 9:46 pm

    What about you, guys? Do you fall asleep in cars?

  42. Andrew Mar_Madness on October 11, 2023 at 9:47 pm


  43. Michael Segal on October 11, 2023 at 9:47 pm

    I’ve never seen an airplane with a hole in the tale

  44. John Kean on October 11, 2023 at 9:50 pm

    Gruyere Swiss chees has holes

  45. Ryan 7 on October 11, 2023 at 9:50 pm

    There wrong the earth is not round it is oblong.

  46. Lucy on October 11, 2023 at 9:51 pm

    I know the sun is every colour/frequency but purple, really?

  47. Atomic Reptilia's Creator on October 11, 2023 at 9:52 pm

    Colors of the emergency vehicle lights matter in my world. EXAMPLE: Fire is orange, health is white and police is blue. Note: Commercial trains DON’T have tail lights, they are too shiny so what is the point? They dooo have VERY bright head lights though.

  48. Matthew Sewell on October 11, 2023 at 9:53 pm

    Are You The Same Narrator From The Channel Be Amazed??

  49. bamstarful on October 11, 2023 at 9:53 pm

    For driving a simple cushion, pillow or just varying padding in the area of the tailbone(if you seat up straight while driving) is a excellent anti-verbration thing to help stay focused……..but as people body types, seating positions and what they find comfortable varies it may take a few tries before you find your ideal item(but don’t use any to thick items that left you to far from the drivers wheel or pedals for safety)

  50. anjaa on October 11, 2023 at 9:54 pm

    Now I will let my dog lick me. : )