If you’re going to spend hours on Twitter, as one is wont to do, you might as well learn some cool shit in the process. These thirteen Twitter accounts will help! Know of others? Feed my insatiable brainy parts and tell me who else to follow in the comments.
1. OMG Facts
Weak male cuttlefish disguise as female to get past other males and mate with the females! Details —> omgf.ac/ts/bWm
— OMG Facts (@OMGFacts) May 30, 2013
27/5 – deucedly (/ˈdusɪdli, ˈdyu-/) – adv: devilishly; damnably.
— Word of the Day (@thewordoftheday) May 27, 2013
4. Random Facts
Syphilis is named after a mythological Greek shepherd named Syphilus. He was cursed with a disease for insulting the god Apollo.
— Random Facts (@factsandtrivia) May 29, 2013
Argonaut (pelagic octopus) can detach it’s penis. — OMG Facts SEX (@OMGFactsSex) May 30, 2013
6. Maria Popova
The arts are “a way of making being in the world not just bearable but fascinating” –wisdom from Lynda Barry j.mp/18vIHwx
— Maria Popova (@brainpicker) May 30, 2013
7. Elon Musk
Pic: Warrior Web under-suit prototype takes its first steps, may boost Soldier endurance twitter.com/DARPA/status/3…
— DARPA (@DARPA) May 23, 2013
— NASA (@NASA) May 30, 2013
11. Joanne Manaster
To bury everyone who has ever lived in a single layer of coffins would fit within 200,000 sq miles. About the area of Spain.
— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) May 25, 2013
13. Mental Floss
Scientists Explain Late Night Snack Cravings — bit.ly/12RkLO3
— Mental Floss (@mental_floss) May 30, 2013