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  1. Toothy wisdom

    March 1, 2014 by quirkyowl

    Between the ages of 17 and 25, the last teeth to develop and appear in the mouth are wisdom teeth or third molars.

    Some people have wisdom teeth while approximately 30% of people don’t. Does this imply that some people are wiser than others?

    Research suggests that this is due to a random genetic mutation that came about thousands of years ago, which suppressed the formation of wisdom teeth among modern day humans.


  2. Wise owl

    January 19, 2014 by quirkyowl

     

    Why is an owl associated with wisdom?

    Athena, the Greek Goddess of wisdom and reason, was often depicted with an owl at her side, that’s how the owl came to be associated with wisdom