• Dr. Herpy

5 Questions You Didn’t Know You Wanted Answered

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN JELLY AND JAM?
Jelly is made from the strained juice of fruit, with sugar and pectin added, while jam is made from the unstrained juice of the fruit, with fruit, sugar, and pectin added.

WHY DO DOGS WALK IN A CIRCLE BEFORE LYING DOWN?
Dogs get this behavior from their wild ancestors, who didn’t have access to doggie beds. Walking in tight circles would push down tall grass and shape it into a snoozing spot. The motion would also scare off any critters hiding in the vegetation.

HOW BIG WAS THE WORLD’S TALLEST DOG?
On Oct. 4, 2011, Guinness World Records named Zeus—a Great Dane from Otsego, Michigan, who was 44 inches tall

WHO IS THE WORLD’S LOUDEST CAT?
In 2015, a 13-year-old rescue cat named Merlin was named the World’s Loudest Cat by Guinness World Records. His 67.8-decibel purr is about as loud as an air conditioner or dishwasher.

WHAT’S THAT SMALL POCKET IN YOUR JEANS FOR?
You’ve probably noticed that some of your jeans have a small pocket located in one of the front pockets. Many people think it’s meant to hold coins, but according to Levi’s, they created it to provide extra protection for pocket watches.