Friday Facts: Week #9

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The National Science Foundation estimates that a human brain produces as many as 12,000 to 50,000 thoughts per day, contingent on how much of a deep-thinker a person is. Most of the so-called random daily thoughts are about our social environment and ourselves and a vast bulk of them are pure nonsense.

First collected in 1981, the horsefly species was unnamed for 30 years until CSIRO research scientist Bryan Lessard officially described the horsefly in 2011 and it was named after the American recording artist and actress Beyoncé Knowles. Scaptia Beyonceae has a dazzling golden rear formed by a dense patch of golden hairs, which provided the inspiration for its name.

Caffeine (medically known as trimethylxanthine) is a substance that exists naturally in certain plants. Caffeine is a stimulant and an addictive drug which is recreationally used for a lift in energy or feeling of heightened alertness. It is a central nervous system stimulant and a diuretic. It operates using the same components that amphetamines, cocaine, and heroin use to stimulate the brain, however much more mild in effect. 

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