25 ads in Canada with fascinating scientific facts (25 HQ Photos)


  • True

    #26: A jackass with a couple pictures and twitter account can dupe The Chive.

  • guest

    i thought pencils used graphite

    • itslikethis

      Google graphite.

      • back2worknow

        For the lazy…

        "The mineral graphite…is an allotrope of carbon. It was named by Abraham Gottlob Werner in 1789 from the Ancient Greek γράφω (graphō), "to draw/write", for its use in pencils."

  • Macro

    Fuck yeah, Canada.

  • Lucky Lucy

    Proud to be Canadian! Not necessarily from this post alone… just in general. 😉

    • nik

      Ditto!! ^_^

    • Dan

      i'm proud to be looking at your avatar.

    • Capitansteve

      I keep forgetting you guys are up there

  • Apol

    #25…..Breaking Bad taught me that


    People don't realize how extraordinary this thread is! It's happening in Vancouver which is a really whacked out city. That anyone is even discussing science in that heroin tripping, B.C. bud smoke filled city is incredible! There is hope for mankind after all!

    • heywood jablowme

      and thats much politer than anything I have to say about that goddam city and its citizens.

  • Nick

    Because knowledge is power!

  • crazydog

    #7 now I need to tuck my gear between my legs and dress like david lee roth

  • Cap'n Obvious

    Respect the chemistry.

  • roy stalin

    women who are conscious about their weight should go down more often #16

  • Kyle429

    #25 I now want to test this on one of those 3M Security Glass advertisements with the money inside. It would probably be my luck that I would use too much and dissolve the money also. Heh.

    • Striken7

      You'd just end up with wet money that you better not bare-hand.

  • nola

    I am very curious how I eat 430 bugs a year! someone explain, please!

    • brandon

      while you sleep

    • i read somewhere

      Spiders and such crawl down your throat while you sleep. They are attracted to the heat, or maybe the co2. That plus the occasional bug you might inhale while hiking or something like it.

    • ketut

      Mostly mixed in with your food. Especially processed food.

  • cookzone

    Then why the fuck am I still bald?
    Calling bullshit on the one.

    • umadbro

      Check your ears, nose, genitals, and back

    • Ontario

      Maybe you have very hairy private parts and back, and chest? And legs and arms. Doesn't just mean head hair. Also its average, you are blow average.

  • boob_cuddle

    All very interesting but who measures for #7. Creepy job.

  • http://thechive.com/ bkfrijoles

    I want to go there

  • https://www.facebook.com/willberry88 Will Berry

    Yeah! Science, b*itch!

  • Kat

    Anybody else noticed that the litter box belongs to Jasmine's tiger lol! Disney and its influence on our generation #8

  • Dan

    #16 i showed my girlfriend this and she started to give me a bj. Gotta love blondes.


    #4 Now it's100,006. Thanks.

  • Jrmtiger

    Non of this is science because it's not in the bible – duh!

  • mark

    Thanks for wasting MONEY dumbass…………………..

  • Aaron

    I live in Vancouver, BC. When I was in grade 4 I went on a Field trip to Science World. We had the buddy system so no one would be left behind. The School bus left me and my buddy behind…

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  • Ari

    #21 Okay this made me want to throw up a little. That's a LOT of bugs!!!

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