There is no actual difference between frogs and toads, with the popular comparison being used only informally with no taxonomic or evolutionary history. All toads are frogs and toads are just species or families of bumpy frogs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fro…
Both male and female sweat have the same componds but in different composition. The difference in each aroma is caused by bacterial enzymes that changes the sweat to produce the smelly compounds. Women have a more oniony fragrance while men have more of a cheesy fragrance. mcgill.ca/oss/article/gen…
Today I learned about Split-Brain-Patients, who have their brain hemispheres disconnected. While those "do not show any significant difference in function" from healthy persons, you can prove with specific experiments that there are two brains working independently without recognizing each other embryo.asu.edu/pages/roge…
The difference between a "Tonne" and a "Ton" - both are units of weight, but a β€œton” is a British and American measure, while a β€œtonne” is a metric measure. A β€œtonne” is equal to 1,000 kg and a "ton" is is equal to 2,240 pounds or 1,016.047 kg. blog.harwardcommunication…
Robert Frost’s poem The Road Not Taken isn’t a celebration of choice and individuality - It’s actually the opposite. He wrote it sarcastically to make fun of an indecisive friend, and the poem actually asserts that the choice between the β€œtwo paths” doesn’t really make a difference at all. poets.org/text/road-not-t…
A parsec is a distance meaning an object is 206,265 Astronomical Units away. The distance is defined as one arcsecond (1/3600 of a degree) difference you will see when looking at "nearby" stars with the Earth on opposite sides of the sun. It's trigonometry for astronomers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Par…
1 in 6 women have herpes, which is double the male rate. This is due to anatomical differences that make it easier for women to become infected. nationaltoday.com/nationa…
Softwood and hardwood trees are determined by their seed type not by their wood density. Cones vs flowers, fruits and nuts make this difference. royomartin.com/softwoods-…
Today I learned about "Pierre Brassau," a chimpanzee named Peter who journalist Γ…ke Axelsson used to test whether art critics could tell the difference between the work of a real abstract artist and a chimpanzee. While one art critic said, "Only an ape could have done this," most praised the chimpanzee's work. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pie…
Humans are 99.9% genetically identical to each other. The 0.1% difference account for the various differences, like skin color, hair color, eyes, and even diseases. sitn.hms.harvard.edu/flas…
There is no difference whatsoever between a Looney Tunes and a Merrie Melodies cartoon. They are exactly the same thing, and which one a cartoon was assigned to was completely arbitrary. newsfromme.com/iaq/iaq12/
Air conditioning caused various shifts in demography, notably that of the USA starting from the 1970s. Until 1970, the birth rate in the spring was lower than during the other seasons, but the introduction of air conditioning leveled out this difference at the end of the 20th century en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air…
Whitesnake's 1987 no. 1 hit song, Here I Go Again, was actually a re recording of their 1982 version that never charted. There is only a one word difference in the lyrics. They changed "hobo" to "drifter" to ensure it was no longer mistakenly heard as homo. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Her…
Human ear localization accuracy is 1 degree for sources in front of the listener and 15 degrees for sources to the sides. Humans can discern interaural time differences of 10 microseconds or less. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sou…
Early in his career, H.B. Reese, inventor of the Reese's Peanut Butter Cup, created two nearly identical candy bars. The "Lizzie Bar" was named after his oldest daughter and the "Johnny Bar" was named after his son. The only difference between the two was that the Johnny Bar had nuts. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._…
Today I learned the difference between Mbps and MBps. When Internet providers advertise speeds of up to 100Mbps, they mean Megabits per second, not Megabytes per second. One megabyte is equal to eight megabits and therefore speeds of 100Mbps equals 12.5MBps... attplans.com/resources/di…
Lidar is a method of measuring distances by illuminating targets with lasers and measuring the reflection with sensors. The differences in laser return times and wavelengths can be used to make 3-D representations of the target. gisgeography.com/lidar-li…
Audiophile Arthur Lintgen could "read" vinyl records and was able to identify classical music records by their grooves. While he could tell the difference in tone and volume, he struggled with rock music describing an Alice Cooper LP as β€œdisorganised and [like] gibberish”. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art…
There is no difference between the shiny/dull sides of Aluminum Foil reynoldskitchens.com/prod…
Today I learned Reindeer and Caribou are the same animal, the only difference is Reindeer are domesticated fda.gov/animal-veterinary…
The only difference between a caribou and a reindeer is that caribou are wild and reindeer are domesticated. fda.gov/animal-veterinary…
A study found after a 90 min. workout, athletes who ate organic peanut butter, Clif Shot Bloks, Cytomax powder, PowerBars, & Gatorade showed no difference in insulin, glucose, cholesterol, or triglyceride levels compared to athletes who ate hotcakes, OJ, a hash brown, a hamburger, fries, & Coke. realclearscience.com/jour…
Black tea and green tea come from the same plant. The only difference is black tea is fermented. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
In 1991, NASA conducted an experiment involving sending over 2,000 jellyfish polyps into space. When the experiment was over, about 60,000 jellyfish were produced. Unfortunately, the jellyfish couldn't function in our normal ocean environment because of the gravity difference. parade.com/216994/linzlow…
Decades after reunification, the former border between East and West Berlin is still visible from space at night due to differences between the streetlamps used by the two sides citymetric.com/horizons/y…
The first general purpose computer was invented in 1822, called the Difference Engine. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dif…
Today I learned about the difference between a Cheetah, a Leopard, and a Jaguar. They have significant difference in behavior and physicality although they look all same. They can be distinguished by the pattern of spots present in their body. sawongam.com/others/the-d…
There is no discernible difference in the taste of white cheddar and yellow, or orange, cheddar cheese. huffpost.com/entry/orange…
Colby Cheese production is nearly identical to Monterey Jack, the difference is that Colby is seasoned with annatto. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Col…
If certain kind of music (such as Icelandic hymns) brings you goosebumps, you may have the ability to experience intense emotions which is because there are differences in your brain structure (Brain connectivity reflects human aesthetic responses to music) academic.oup.com/scan/art…
The difference between the appearance of male and female monarch butterflies. Females have thick veins on their wings and no spots. Males have thinner veins and two black spots on their hind wings. monarchbutterflylifecycle…
Inter-service rivalry as well as tactical differences between the Imperial Japanese Army and the Imperial Japanese Navy hampered the already deteriorating war effort during WW2. The rivalry was so bad that the Army has their own ships and the Navy has their own infantry groups. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Int…
There is a physiological difference in the way Men ad Women see colors β€” attributed to evolutionary adaptations. nationalgeographic.com/ne…
Today I learned about a Swedish journalist who exhibited a series of paintings made by chimpanzee, under the pretense that they were the works of an artist called Pierre Brassau, to test whether critics could tell the difference between modern art and the work of a chimpanzee. Most critics praised it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pie…
The notion that we are all 99.9% the same came from looking for differences in our DNA letter by letter. The new studies show people not only have differences within their genes, but also in the number of their genes. We are definitely not as alike as we once believed. genetics.thetech.org/orig…
Thailand is in the year 2563. They use Buddhist calendar instead of the gregorian calendar explaining the 543 year difference en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tha…
There is a difference between button up and button down shirts, the name button down comes from the buttons on the end of the collar, to button the collar down to the shirt. Hence the name. So all button down shirts are button up shirts but not all button up shirts are button down shirts today.com/style/not-all-b…
I learned that in 1864 Prince Sigismund of Prussia was the first grandchild of Queen Victoria to die. The last surviving grandchild of Queen Victoria died in 1981 ( Princess Alice of Albany) . That is 126 years difference. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Des…
Hedgehogs hibernate and one way you can tell the difference between a hibernating hedgehog and a dead one is if it emits a tiny snore. littlesilverhedgehog.com/…
Tidal range (Difference between low and high tide) can be as high as 15 meters in the UK. surgewatch.org/definition…
Pink Himalayan Salt is one of the most expensive salts in the world. People claim it contains more minerals than ordinary table salt. Scientists found the amount of minerals it contains is so miniscule that it makes no measurable difference. businessinsider.com/what-…
The difference between a manikin and a mannequin. Manikins are manikins are used to help simulate medical, surgical, or clinical scenarios whereas mannequins are used to show off clothing. engeniumstaffing.com/blog…
Plants can tell the difference between the shade of an inanimate object (e.g. a rock) and the shade of another plant. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sha…
An "okta" is a unit equal to 1/8 of the sky. Cloud conditions are measured in oktas, so the scientific difference between "partly sunny" and "mostly cloudy" is 1 okta. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
The greatest time difference between to points on earth is 26 hours and it's between two neighboring islands in the Pacific Ocean, the Line Islands and the Howland Islands. awakeningtravel.net/trave…
There is a difference between pizza sauce and pasta sauce. Pizza sauce is purΓ©ed and uncooked, while pasta sauce is chunkier and slow simmered. thekitchn.com/is-there-a-…
Chemically speaking, there's not a huge difference between inhaled and exhaled air. woot.com/blog/post/the-de…
, although it sounds incredible that people have survived falls from aircraft as high as 20 000 feet, the extreme height makes little difference as anything above 10 or 12 stories and you've reached terminal velocity. So a fall from 20,000 is no different from a 500 foot fall." popularmechanics.com/adve…
Today I learned of the difference between the Italian "Macaroon" (coconut merengues) and the French "Macaron" (merengue-cream sandwich) freedomalacart.org/macaro…
Today I learned of the Diomede Islands, despite being separated by less than 4 Km, the time difference between them is of 21 hours. In winter the sea between them freezes and one can walk from "yesterday to tomorrow" or from "tomorrow to yesterday". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dio…

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