A baby penguin was born without feathers in a Chinese zoo and was thus rejected by his parents, but the zookeepers found out he had digestion problems so they fed him by hand until he grew feathers and was reunited with his parents themarysue.com/bald-baby-…
A "Power Ranger" has spent 2 hrs a day helping Tokyo subway riders lug heavy packages and baby strollers up the station stairs, as it has no elevators nor escalators. He said: "Japanese people find it hard to accept help, they feel obligated to the other person, so the mask really helps me out." nbcnews.com/news/world/ma…
, In Jan 2015 Masha a tabby cat from Obninsk, Kaluba Russia, rescued an abandoned baby from freezing to death by staying beside & give him warmth while continue meowing to alert human in the vicinity. It didn't took long someone hear & noticed and baby boy was saved & brought to a hospital. honesttopaws.com/masha-th…
The Youngest American First Lady was 21 year old Francis Cleveland. She married her godfather, 48 year old President Grover Cleveland who helped raise her after Francis’ father/his good friend died when she was 9. He bought her a baby carriage and doted on her from the moment she was born. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra…
In 2016, partner surgeons Dr Darrell Cass and Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye successfully operated on a 23 week old baby by removing her from the mother’s womb, removing a tumour and then replacing her back in the womb. She was born a second time, healthy and on time. edition.cnn.com/2016/10/2…
Cows are the female animal once they have had a baby calf. Heifers are cows that haven't had a baby yet. Bulls are the males capable of mating and steers are bulls that have been castrated (only removing testicles). The general descriptor for the species as a whole is "cattle" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat…
To reduce infanticide, Sweden passed a law in 1778 allowing unwed pregnant women to go to a different area where she is unknown to give birth. The midwife was forbidden to ask her identity or to ask who the father was. The baby was then put in an orphanage. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inf…
Cornell University's home economics programs provided students in the program with "practice babies" from orphanages. The babies were all given the last name "Domecon," shortened from the "Domestic Economy" program. rmc.library.cornell.edu/h…
Cartoon character Betty Boop was a complete visual and vocal copy of singer/actress Helen Kane, AKA the "Boop Boop a Doop girl." Kane sued over theft of her image but lost when it was discovered she had copied her own act from a Harlem jazz singer, Baby Esther. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hel…
People with β€œbaby faces” tend to live longer healthier lives than those who look their age. news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/healt…
A male elephant in India smashed through a wall in the house of Kipak and Lalita Mahato where their baby was. They saw the elephant start to move away; but when the baby kept crying, the elephant returned and used his trunk to gently remove pieces of brick and stone that had fallen on the baby. independent.co.uk/news/we…
Argentina sent a pregnant woman to Antarctica, had her give birth there, and used the baby to reinforce its territorial claims atlasobscura.com/articles…
Czech doctors successfully delivered a baby girl 117 days after her mother had suffered a severe stroke and became brain dead. After delivery, they disconnected the mother’s life support. reuters.com/article/us-cz…
Deaf parents use special vibrating baby monitors or smart watch applications to alert them when babies are crying during the night. youtu.be/WR4zNyjUsis
Chainsaws were originally created to help with childbirth. If the baby was to large to fit through the birth canal, then the doctors had to cut parts of the pelvic bone with a chainsaw. Also, the woman that was giving birth was not given any anesthesia through this procedure. businessinsider.com/chain…
During the shooting of Jurassic Park, the sound design of the T. rex's roar was reportedly a composite of tiger, alligator, and baby elephant sounds. The deadly Dilophosaurus roar was created by combining howler monkeys, hawk screeches, rattlesnake hisses, and swan calls. mentalfloss.com/article/4…
Quokka mothers have spare babies in their womb in a suspended state of development as back-up in case tragedy befalls the older joey, such as the mum using it as a decoy to escape a predator natureaustralia.org.au/wh…
Today in 1954 for 5 minutes, thousands of baby frogs fell from the sky after being picked up by a tornado and landed in Sutton park in Birmingham. birminghammail.co.uk/news…
In 2019, a flight bound for Malaysia was abruptly forced to turn around after a mother on board forgot her baby at the airport. travelnoire.com/plane-tur…
Tasmanian devil babies can be called imps kidszoo.org/our-animals/t…
"Baby Huey" was a 400lbs Chicago soul singer who died in 1970 at age 26 after releasing a single album. The album later became hugely influential on early hip-hop artists, eventually being sampled on hundreds of tracks over the past ~40 years en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bab…
67% of millennials see their pet as part of the family and refer to them as a "fur baby." They would like to take leave from work to care for a new pet if their employer offered it. Millennial dog owners spend an average of $1,285 per year on their pet. petbusiness.com/How-Mille…
The baby who played Toby in Labyrinth, also named Toby, was the son of a sculptor for Henson Studios, Wendy Froud, and artist Brian Froud, the main designer of the film. They met while making Dark Crystal. Toby is now an accomplished puppeteer. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bri…
Agatha Christie described the symptoms of thallium poisoning so well in her novel, The Pale Horse, a nurse who read the novel recognized the symptoms in a baby that was dying, and saved it’s life. nytimes.com/1977/06/24/ar…
Today I learned about Andy the goose who was born in Hastings, Nebraska with no feet. A local inventor named Gene Fleming heard of this and fitted Andy with specially made Nike baby shoes. Andy gained fame as a role model for disabled children and Nike provided him with a lifetime supply of shoes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And…
Masturbation can begin as early as still being in the womb. Although babies of both sexes are known to masturbate in utero, boys are the only ones who can be caught while aroused via ultrasound medicaldaily.com/big-o-10…
In 2005 a woman in Arkansas survived hitting parking lot asphalt face-first during her first solo jump after her main chute failed and reserve malfunctioned, only to learn during surgery that she was pregnant. The baby also survived. people.com/celebrity/preg…
Today I learned of angel gowns. Wedding dresses are donated to charities and people sew them into infant sized dresses for deceased infants that died in NICU. Grieving families can take pictures or baptize their babies prior to laying them to rest. These are made through no cost of the family. atriumhealth.org/dailydos…
Today I learned about Herb Abrams, the UWF wrestling promoter who died from a heart attack after being arrested by police for being covered in cocaine and baby oil, while chasing two hookers in his office with a baseball bat, all while being completely naked. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Her…
The 1990s Beanie Babies craze led to a cottage industry of Beanie Babies related crime, including theft and forgery. history.com/news/beanie-b…
Pepper Spray is best washed out by initial baby shampoo (mixture wjth water) and then continuous, long rinse with pure water. Milk has been shown to not be as effective. Just water is better than nothing. pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/1…
"Ice Ice Baby" was actually the B-side of a single version of a cover of "Play That Funky Music", but rose to popularity after a DJ played it instead of the A-side, ultimately becoming the first hip-hop song to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice…
The Beatles LP "Yesterday and Today" originally featured a cover depicting the band laughing while covered in mutilated and decapitated baby dolls. The cover was intended as a Vietnam protest, with Lennon saying "If the public can accept something as cruel as the war, they can accept this cover" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yes…
Because she supported the Civil Rights movement, the FBI created a fake story that actress Jean Seberg had cheated on her husband with a black man, the stress of the fake story caused her to go into labor premature and resulted in the death of her baby. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jea…
If an Albatross baby falls out of the nest, like a few inches away and the mum returns to the nest with a meal, it would not recognize the baby and it will starve and die. The baby has to try and climb back in to survive. youtube.com/watch?v=MAQMe…
Baby otters can’t swim when they are born. It can take baby otters months to learn how to swim depending on their species. Sea otter moms need to carry babies on their belly or place them in kelp beds until they learn how to swim properly on their own. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
Today I learned about Klepetan, a male stork who migrates from South Africa to Croatia every year for the last 15 years to be with Melena, a female stork who can't fly after being shot by a hunter. She lives indoors until his return and they stay in a nest on a roof until he leaves. They've had over 40 babies. total-croatia-news.com/li…
No One Can Stop You from Owning a Kangaroo in Three US States! Freedom Baby! awol.junkee.com/can-you-o…
Adult males were fathers of 26.8% of babies born to mothers aged 13-14 years. pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/1…
The lyrics to Amy Grant's grammy-nominated single "Baby Baby" were written about her infant daughter en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bab…
Parents in Nordic countries have their babies nap outside in subzero temperatures so they sleep longer and better insider.com/nordic-parent…
Pheromone in baby mouse tears makes female mice less interested in sex. researchgate.net/blog/pos…
About the Nazi's Lebensborn program which served to raised racially pure Aryan babies. They also kidnapped "perfect" babies from foreign nations and even dyed the hair of some of them. A famous Lebensborn baby eventually became a member of ABBA. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leb…
Babies are born without kneecaps encyclopedia.com/daily/is…
Shirley Temple's first role at age three was in β€œBaby Burlesks,” a series of sexually suggestive short films. When she misbehaved on set, she was confined to a black box where she had to sit on a block of ice. theatlantic.com/entertain…
A carnival game called "Hit the baby ni****" existed between the 1880s and as late as the 1950s. This game was sometimes played with live humans who would attempt to dodge eggs or baseballs thrown at them. As popularity faded the game was replaced with the dunk tanks we know today. snopes.com/fact-check/rac…
From 1913 until it was outlawed in 1920, some parents would send their babies to travel destinations through the US Post Office because it was less expensive then traveling together. onthisday.com/photos/no-b…
Because of the vastness of the deep ocean, when a male and female anglerfish mate their bodies fuse into one. The male's now useless body parts like eyes and fins wither away. He spends the rest of his life attached to her like a parasite, taking food and providing her with babies. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
Babies have 300 bones while adults have 206 bones in their bodies. choa.org/medical-services…
88 Years ago on 1st Mar, 1932 , 20-mon old son of Charles Lindbergh (who flew the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927) was kidnapped. Even Al Capone offered his help from prison. In the aftermath of the crime (baby found dead) kidnapping was finally made a federal offense in USA history.com/this-day-in-h…
Shirley Temple's first acting job was in series of short film called Baby Burlesks, and in one of them she played an elite prostitute sent to influence a backwoods politician. She was 4-5 years old. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bab…
Today I learned of Patricia Stallings who allegedly poisoned her son with antifreeze and the child died. She had another baby in prison that went to Foster care. The baby had identical symptoms of poisoning however it was determined that both children actually had a genetic disorder. She was later exonerated. law.umich.edu/special/exo…
Mobster Al Capone, said the Lindbergh baby kidnapping was "the most outrageous thing I have ever heard of." He offered $10,000 of his own money for information leading to the return of the child. law2.umkc.edu/faculty/pro…
The ending theme to Muppet Babies was actually the instrumental theme to another, failed, Muppet show en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lit…
All human babies are born colorblind discoveryeye.org/rods-and…
Babies may skip crawling and go straight to walking scientificamerican.com/ar…
Today I learned about Obstetrical Forceps, a tool used like a pair of pincers to literally pull out stuck babies during births. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obs…
Baby Corn is Just Regular Corn That is Harvested Before it Has A Chance to Mature en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bab…
Babies cry with an accent from the second day of life. abcnews.go.com/Health/Min…
A baby puffin is called a "puffling." goodhousekeeping.com/life…
In 1857 Senator James Hammond, representative of South Carolina, released a manual of breastfeeding rules for enslaved women. The manual regulated time spent breastfeeding and rigidly set weaning schedules. The women were forced to nurse the children of their owners as well as other babies. encyclopedia.com/social-s…
Every Middle-American Baby Boomer has been Time's Person of the Year at least 3 times: 1966 (The Inheritor), 1969 (Middle Americans), and 2006 (You) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim…
Achilles' heel, a metaphor for a vulnerable spot, is based on the mythos that Achilles was dipped into River Styx as a baby and became invulnerable, besides his heel by which his mother held him. Achilles was shot and killed with an arrow to this heel, which is the basis for the metaphor. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ach…
Today I learned that babies have almost 100 more bones than adults healthline.com/health/how…
Britney Spears's "...Baby One More Time" was originally written for TLC en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
Most bald babies will get their hair in by their 1st birthday but can be an issue if they appear bald by age 2. Baby baldness can rarely be caused by fungus or it can be an autoimmune condition healthline.com/health/par…
Queen Anne of England was pregnant 17 times. The first time at the age of eighteen, and the last at the age of thirty-four. She either miscarried or gave birth to stillborn babies. One child died under a year, another at a year and a half, and the oldest died at the age of eleven in 1700. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann…
President Grover Cleveland first met his future wife Frances when he was 27 and she was a newborn. He bought her a baby carriage and helped raise her following her father's death. He then married her when she turned 21 (he was 49). She remains the youngest wife of a sitting president. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra…
In 2001, a baby bear, lion, and tiger were rescued from a drug dealers house in Atlanta. They had bonded as a trio and remained friends for over 15 years. Usually as animals grow older, they grow apart from other species, but these three remained close and even lived in the same habitat. huffpost.com/entry/bear-l…
A baby llama is called a cria en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cri…
An 18-year-old man lost his life saving a baby girl and her mother, during rampaging floods in the Philippines. He was swept away as he helped them reach cover. He’d already saved more than 30 people from the floodwaters and had helped evacuate his family. theage.com.au/world/phili…
More than 2000 baby girls in the US were named Khaleesi from 2014-2018 businessinsider.sg/game-o…
The mother of a sick baby asked Ronaldo for an autographed shirt so she could sell it for the baby's treatment. He sent her a signed shirt and cheque for $83,000. as.com/futbol/2014/03/11/…
Bees make queen bees by feeding the baby special food sciencing.com/bee-become-…
The movie "Baby Driver" was first imagined when director Edgar Wright heard the song "Bellbottoms" and imagined a getaway driver waiting for his crew to complete a bank heist. He tested the concept while directing the music video for "Blue Song" by Mint Royal in 2003, almost 15 years earlier. youtube.com/watch?v=iHbnd…
Australian medical pioneers, doctor Mark Lidwill and physicist Edgar Booth, developed the first artificial pacemaker in the 1920s. Lidwill even used the invention in 1928 to revive a stillborn baby, who went on to make a full recovery. sydney.edu.au/medicine/mu…
17% of parents choose a name for their baby on the day the baby is born. babycenter.com/0_when-to-…
The Gerber baby is a girl. gerber.com/about/meet-the…
Today I learned about a woman born without a vagina that gave oral sex before a knife fight, was impregnated by a stab wound from the knife, and gave birth to a baby boy via c-section. discovermagazine.com/the-…
The father of the baby in the 'Success Kid' meme (the baby with a scowl with his fist balled up) needed a kidney transplant, and the family used the meme to raise over $100,000 to pay for the operation. abcnews.go.com/Health/dad…
From 1919 to 1969, college home economics programs in the US would rent babies from orphanages for young women to practice mothering npr.org/2011/01/06/132708…
Female kangaroos can be perpetually pregnant. While the young joey is nursing in her pouch, another embryo will put itself β€œon hold” until the new baby leaves the pouch, after which the inch-long newborn kangaroo will crawl up to and into the pouch. youtu.be/8BbZTCdB2X4
A baby Porcupine is called a Porcupette wpxi.com/news/baby-porcup…
Canada's post-WWII baby boom began about 3 years after the birthrate rose in the U.S., because Canadian soldiers returned home later. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mid…
Sir Mix-Alot has made 100 Million or more off of Baby Got Back. youtube.com/watch?v=InDud…
Studies have shown that babies begin to cry silently in the womb at as early as 28 weeks, the findings where stumbled upon while researching the effects of tobacco and cocaine on pregnancy for another purpose. webmd.com/baby/news/20050…
To portray baby Jesus as all knowing, in renaissance paintings he was given a man face theconversation.com/amp/b…
"hit me baby one more time" from Britney Spears's debut single was meant to mean "hit me up on the telephone" and was a mistranslation by the Swedish songwriter en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...…
When mother otters dive for food, they tie their babies into kelp to ensure that they will not float away oceana.org/marine-life/ma…
Eartha Kitt - known as the original singer of "Santa Baby" and the voice of Izma in The Emperor's New Groove - was blacklisted by the CIA after telling Lady Bird Johnson, "You send the best of this country off to be shot and maimed. No wonder the kids rebel and take pot." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear…
If a pregnant woman has organ damage, the baby in her womb sends stem cells to help repair the organ. snopes.com/fact-check/fet…
Meme of DMX crying is from an interview done with VH1, where he admits that his mother never told him that she loved him. " You know what I think a lot of people lose sight of the fact that no matter how strong you are as a man no matter how tough you are we all need to be somebody's baby." allhiphop.com/rumors/hip-…
Walter Becker and Donald Fagen of Steely Dan recieve 100% of royalties and retain sole writing credit on the hip-hop single "Deja Vu (Uptown Baby)" by Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dej…
Today I learned of Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, an American businessman who died when the RMS Lusitania sank in 1915, after giving his lifejacket to a young mother and her baby. He knew that he could not swim and that there were no other lifeboats available at the time. His body was never recovered. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alf…
When kids in Asia lose baby teeth from their lower jaw, they throw the teeth on the roof of the house. Those from the upper jaw are thrown on the floor or buried. They believe the new teeth grow toward the lost teeth. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
In 1999, a Las Vegas couple were unable to come to a decision on how to split up their Beanie Baby collection during their divorce settlement. A judge ordered them to dump their collection on the floor of the court and take turns picking them one-by-one. latimes.com/archives/la-x…
If King Charles IV’s baby had a penis it would have prevented the β€œ100 Years War”. Charles had been dead for 2 months. The Gender Reveal was bad for France... a girl. Baby Blanch didn’t have the goods so France and England fought about it from 1337 to 1453. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
In 1927, a 12-year-old boy rode along with stunt pilot Doug Davis, throwing Baby Ruth candy bars down over a racetrack as part of a promotion. The boy loved the experience, and would grow up to be a pilot… of the Enola Gay, the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eno…
In Germany, Denmark and Finland (amongst others), your baby's name must indicate the gender. So if you wanted to name your beautiful baby girl Gary, for example, they'd refuse. mentalfloss.com/article/2…
In 1940, Princess Juliana of The Netherlands was evacuated to Ottawa Canada. When her child Margaret was born, Canada declared her rooms at the Hospital as extraterritorial so the baby would have Dutch nationality. As thanks, Princess Juliana has given Ottawa 10,000 tulip bulbs every year since. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jul…

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