Take a photo near the globe at the North Carolina Musuem of Natural Sciences. Tell us a little-known scientific fact in your caption.

#carryingtheweightoftheworld #questival
The Barack O'Llamas
The yellow pollen is pine pollen and we are not allergic to it because it doesn't have the protein coat that flowering plants have that exacerbate allergies! #questival
We Aren't Ashamed of What We Did for That Klondike Bar
the magnetic poles of the earth move #questival
3 Beauties and the Llama
a cave breathes. bam! science!! #questival
Purple for Life
Woodchucks are the largest hibernating mammal in North America. #ibetyouthoughtitwasabear #questival
Wild Geese
The entire globe was donated by SECU!! Lamazing!! #wildgeese #questival
The Muggle Struggle
mars is entirely populated by robots....think about that #science #questival
Eyes Wide Shut Party
lobsters never die except through injury #questival
The Perkisizers
Whoa, the hyoid bone is the only bone that doesn't touch any other bone in your body! That's out of this world!! #questival
Adventure? Alpaca my bags!
Over spring and summer, 2 generations of monarchs fly north to Canada πŸ›πŸ¦‹ #questival
Llamakin' Me Crazy
Kamikaze ants blow themselves up to protect their colonies. #LlamakinMeCrazy #questival #dogood #igotthewholeworld #questival
Queen City Conquistadors
Surrounding the core of Jupiter is an ocean of liquid hydrogen, about 1000 kilometers deep #questival
It's Tabitha's Fault (This time with llamas)!
#overit #everyonesdnaisdifferent #questival
Boats N Hoes
#Atlasshrugged Global warming is REAL #questival
Pound for pound, the tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body. #questival
Team Sea Slug
The acceleration due to gravity on the surface of the earth is 9.8meters per second squared! #questival
Young and the Rest of Us
The first head to new body transplant will be performed in December 2017 #questival
gravity hurts! #questival
Are we there yet?
Nutrena rats are original from South America #funfact #questival
Deep Brotherhood
Little-known scientific fact: llamas are actually reptiles. #questival
Team Schatzle
Did you know: worms are both female and male at the same time. They are hermaphrodites! #questival
There is a one in 6 chance that an infant will have the same HLA as a sibling. #questival
Bold Betties of NC
There is enough DNA in an average person's body to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back-17 times. #science #questival
The microbe H. pylori is know to cause ulcers but also help break down food. #questival
I'm Perd Hapley and the name of this team is: Team Name
If you are traveling at the speed of light and you turn your headlights on, nothing happens. #questival
Llama Ninja
But first, llama take a selfie
Earth 🌏 #questival
Signed Llamarosa
Climate change is real #questival
Da Boiz
Pluto is not a planet #questival
Potatoes Gonna Potate
Did you know that even though Antarctica is so remote, it is home to a wide variety of wildlife? #questival
Booya Squad
The Earth is made of over 70% of water #questival
There invertebrates called tardigrada which can enter a hibernation stage living for 100 years without food or water #questival
Wot in Sleep Deprivation
Woah. Did you know the average person walks the equivalent of 5 times around the world in their life? #questival
A Canuk and an American walk into a bar...
Did you know, lemurs are only found in Madagascar (and Durham #dukelemurcenter), and they are the most threatened group of mammals on the planet. #questival
Run Like The Doctor Told You To
Atlas Style #questival
Llamas, Alpacas, Vicunas, Penguinos, Dios Mio!
water is the only liquid that expands when solid, # why tomatoes get mushy if you freeze it, b/c it busts the cellwall #questival
Flying Pandas
When Andre Celsius created the Celsius scale, he invented it upside down with 0 degrees Celsius being the boiling point of water and 100 Celsius being the freezing point. It was reversed in the year of Celsius' death by Carolus Linnaeus. #questival
Ready Player One
Water can boil and freeze at the same time at the triple point -- special intersection of pressure and temperature #questival
nacho llama
Some octopi use bioluminescent bacteria in their eyes to glow underwater. #questival
Llama Said Knock You Out
The throat of a whale shark is only the size of a quarter. #questival
Show Me Your Booty
The platypus is a mammal that lays eggs #showmeyourbooty #questival
Brazen Hussies
Centrifugal force is a phenomenon, not an actual force #questival
Social Twerkers
When you feel uncomfortable from holding your breath, it's due to too much carbon dioxide in your blood, not lack of oxygen! #questival
Shelf-stable Yogurts
Did u know that some sharks have live births even though they are not mammals #questival
The Basic Bs
march 2011 earthquake slowed earth rotation #questival
Alpaca Snack
little known fact: sloths only poop once per week #questival
Some Trich Named Rachel
The 2011 tsunami in Japan was so powerful that the geologic event caused the earth's rotation to speed up, shortening the length of the Day by 1.8 millionths of a second #questival
608 Samesies
fleas jumping has the same propulsion has a space shuttle lifting off #questival
Veridian Dynamics
The museum is doing an exhibit called Race, very powerful series. #questival
A Tribe Called Quest
the average person will walk the equivalent of 5 times around the globe in their lifetime! #questival
Posing with Cape Horn! #questival
Little-known fact: The Earth is NOT flat #questival
Legends of the Hidden Questival
Globe game strong #questival
Climbing Eaglet
When a muscle is in need of higher amounts of oxygen due to increased activity it is the increase heat and the decrease of the pH in close surrounding bloods that causes for the higher amount of oxygen to be released from the hemoglobin #questival
We. Eat. Cake. For. Breakfast.
Biology is the study of living things #questival
The Smarty Pints
Platypi are the only poisonous, egg-laying mammals on earth. πŸ€”πŸ‘πŸ˜ƒ #questival
Lamborghini MRSA
Med school fact: The left kidney is donated more often than the right because it has a longer renal artery #questival
Tasteful Side Pull
The tip of South America has penguins. #justthetip #questival
Summon Your Llama Powers
There are only four animals in the world with black tongues! #questival
Savage Llightning Northerners
Little know fact: There are two globes in this picture! One of them is inaccurately round! #questival
Sodium bicarbonate and calcium chloride can not be given in the same IV line because they will crystallize #questival
E=mc(squared) #questival
Whatever You Want
cinnamaldehyde is responsible for making cinnamon's smell #questival
BadA$$ Babes
whole world in our hands! #questival
Grass Mud Horses
The Great Barrier Reef is the largest slicing structure on earth! #questival
Something Smells Fishy
Did you know that elephant calves eat the poop of the others in their herd to be able to digest the vegetation found in their environment?! #questival
The Llama del Reys
Did you know that the horn of a rhinoceros is made from compacted hair? #themoreyouknow #questival
There's a pile of trash the size of Texas in the Pacific Ocean #questival
Oscar the Grouch? He's Not Here?
"The Banana Slug had no known natural predators." #ucsc #oscartheslouch #wheresoliver #cali #questival
Gate City Llama Wranglers
the world is round and not flat #conspiracy #questival
Light travels faster than sound. #questival
You Go Glen Coco!
NC is the leading exporter of sweet potatoes... not to be confused with yams πŸ˜† #questival
Men @ Prayer
LASER stands for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emissions of Radiation #questival
Crispy 'Tatos
Everyone is time-traveling...all the time. #questival
Stumbling Fairies
Giraffes tongues are 18" long πŸ‘… #questival
Slippery when wet
A giraffe's tongue is long enough to clean its ears! #giraffe #funfact #questival
The Super Elites
Holding up the world! #questival
Adventure Club
LITTLE KNOWN FACT: getting the flu shot can help prevent heart disease #adventureclub #questival
The Boonerangs
Did you know that when dropped on a very hard, rigid surface, glass balls bounce higher than rubber. #themoreyouknow #questival
Donut Resuscitate
The lifespan of a red blood cell is 120 days #science #donutresuscitate #questival
One Dimensional Climbers
Llamas do not have hooves. #questival
The Pig Stickers
There is enough DNA in an average person’s body to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back β€” 17 times #questival
South America spotted #globe #northcarolinamusuem #NC #questival
No Probllamas
A single bolt of lightning contains enough energy to cook 100,000 pieces of toast! #questival
Squaw Valley
fun fact: When Anders Celsius (1701–1744) created the celsius scale, he invented it upside-down with 0 ? being the boiling point of water and 100 ? #questival
Guayusa is the second most caffeinated plant in the world. #questival
Speaking of planets...there is enough DNA in an average person's body to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back...17 times!! #questival
Show Me Your Quests
Hippo milk is pink. #questival
The closest star system to our own is Alpha Centauri- a mere 4.4 light years away! #questival
The earth is not flat #mindblown #questival
Bulletproof to the Bone
Emeralds are found naturally in North Carolina. #shineylama #questival
The Quintapeds
Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell #questival
Wacker Jackers
Wacker jackers know fleas can jump 130 times higher than their own height! #questival
Gotham Heroes
Because the earth is on a tilt, we have seasons! #questival
Questivus For The Rest Of Us
There is no such thing as a brontosaurus, they are actually apatasaurus dinosaurs. Flintstones lied to you. #questival
We've got a bad feeling about this...
there is a high concentration of pollution at the bottom of the Marianas Trench #questival
Explorasaurus Rex
Animal fact: ostriches can run faster than horses! #questival
WPD: We're Probably Drunk
there are more stars than grains of sand on all the world's beaches but more atoms in a grain of sand than stars #questival
Panda Dab
Babies have around 100 more bones than adults! They fuse together as they grow! πŸ‘ΆπŸΌ #droppingtheknowledge #questival
60% Of The Time We Win Every Time
The majority of cats that are white with blue eyes are born deaf. #questival
Dreamcast & Yoga Goats
Tardigrades can survive extreme conditions including the vacuum of space. #questival
Spit Happens
There are 3 bones in the human ear. #questival
Best in Show
#LlamaScientificNameIsLlamaGlama #TurtlesCanBreatheThroughTheirButt #HorsesCantBreatheThroughTheirMouth #questival
Totally Koalafied
Kangaroos can't hop backwards! #questival
Puck Queens
NC science museum globe - 72 feet tall, larger than the largest rotating globe #questival
The Bahama Llamas
Babies have about 100 more bones than adults. #funfacts #questival
I thought this was the TraLi Pub Crawl
Science fact: you can fit all the planets between Earth and the moon!! I thought this was the trali pub crawl #questival
Soarin' Seahawks
Chilling in Antarctica with the penguins. Did you know that male penguins care for the eggs while female penguins go out to hunt? #questival
Black Sheep
The globe was constructed using spray foam due to it's enormous size. #questival
Where is Glenn?
Vader Tots
Pillbug's have 8 segments and 7 legs on each side-pillbug expert, age 7 #questival
Enough DNA in the human body to stretch from earth to Pluto 17 times there and back. #QuarterLifeCrisis #questival
Did you know that if you eat a polar bear live you will die?! #vitamina #questival
Rock me Llamadeus
90% of the cells in your body are actually bacteria! Dun dun DUN!! #questival
Squad Cinco
The neural map on the brain that controls the feeling in your hand, is in the same exact order (thumb to pinky) as your actual fingers. They each fire in the same exact hand shaped pattern as you see with the naked eye #neuralknowlege #questival
The Adventurists
Whales' milk is the consistency of toothpaste! #questival
Quest with the Best!
Caterpillars eat milkweed which makes them toxic as butterflies #questival
LLive LLaugh LLove
aphids are a type of insect that only have a female sex because gametes are diploid! wow science! #questival
Llater Llosers
Little known scientific fact: An iceberg contains significantly more total heat energy than a burning match. The reason is the sheer size of the iceberg. #STEM #ScienceRocks #ScienceIsCool #questival
Raleigh Scavages
This is the oldest established museum in NC, AND the largest museum of its kind in the Southeastern United States! Pretty cool place!! #questival
Barack Ollama
y chromosomes may disappear in the future #questival
The BULLies
This globe is upside down! #questival
What About Barb??
The key ingredient in Aspirin is extracted from the anus of a beaver! #scientificFact #questival
Tina you fat lard. Come get some dinner.
If you eat a polar bear liver, you will die. #toomuchvitaminA #sciencefacts #questival
An iceberg has more heat energy than a burning match! #questival
Pics or it didn't happen
Our atmosphere is 70% nitrogen which is not flammable. Without it the flammable oxygen would explode. #questival
Not Fit But Super Lit
Did you know, the Earth's rotation is gradually slowing? #questival
Tune Squad
An average human's DNA could stretch from the sun to Pluto and back 17 times. #questival
The Aquanets
An individual blood cell takes about 60 seconds to make a complete circuit of the body #questival
Wrecking Crue
Horses have no gall bladder. #questival
Beer Pressure
A female praying mantis decapitates a males head when mating #questival
Drama Llamas
There is enough DNA in an average person’s body to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back β€” 17 times!! 🌍 #dramallamas #questival
Nasty Women Ride Chaotic Unicorns
octopus have 9 brains one for the head and one for each tentacle and three hearts in order to the blood to all of #questival
60-70k thoughts per day and 90% are ones you've had before. Think about it. #questival
Blood, Sweat and Beers
Protons and neutrons are found in the nucleus #science #questival
Worlds oldest known tree is Methuselah, thought to be almost 5k years old. #questival
Llama Mama's
there are 7 millions llama in the United States not including Questival participants #questival
Captain Planet & The Planeteers: The Next Generation
#littleknownsciencefact An iceberg contains more total heat energy than a burning match #questival
Kung Fu P.A.N.D.D.A
Did you know that 94% of sexual activities among giraffes are homosexual in nature! #questival
Home Team
An iceberg holds more heat than a burning match due to its size #questival
Quest for the Llama
Nifty science fact: It rains neon gas on Jupiter and it looks like neon lights #questival
Team ATP
Thermosensitive Period (TSP) The thermosensitive, or temperature-sensitive, period (TSP) is the period during development when sex is irreversibly determinated. It is used in reference to species with temperature-dependent sex determination, such as alligators and turtles. #questival
Team Noodle
jellyfish have no brain #questival
Teenage Mutant Ninja Llamas
Little known fact: these 3 hold up our world. Jk, actually did you know the DNA in an average person could stretch from the sun, to Pluto, and back again....17 whole times!!! #questival
#astronautscantbelch #questival
Moon Trouncers
#Moontrouncers home to the Tardigrade organism aka water bear #questival
the allosaurus is in the musuem. he is cousin to trex but has 3 fingers instead of 2. #ncmuseums #questival
Cancer cells can have over 90 chromosomes. #science #questival
The Okapi is a mammal native to Africa that is a relative to the giraffe and zebra. #questival
Victorious Secret
Crocodiles can swim up to 30 km an hour without making a ripple #questival
This museum has one of the only specimens of acrocanthosaurus atokensis the terror of the south-relatives of trex #questival
Seahorse males give birth #questival
Totally Lost
Wot In Llamation
Nitrogen is a rare gas, when creating the aurora borealis, to create a rare red, nitrogen must be super excited! #WotInLlamation #questival
Grand Stairmasters
Balloons like these float because they have helium, one of the lightest elements #questival
Team Wait? What?
Kid dies every 2 minutes from malaria #questival
The Razzle Dazzlers of Fantazzmagazzles
Ducks have corkscrew penises! #questival
Pax and Papilla
Did you know that sharks are older than trees? #unbelievable #questival
Joaquin Phoenix
All white paint is made of TiO2 #scienceiscool #questival
The BraveOrants
Bahama Llamas
Did you know it takes 1.3 million earths to fill up the sun!~!~! #questival
Only one type of cloud makes thunderstorms.. cumulusnimbus! #questival
The Illamanati
Little known fact: if you eat polar bear liver, you will die because humans can't handle that much Vitamin A! #questival
Raleigh Roamers
Jack Bauer's Entourage
Hepatitis B can survive for 7 days outside of the body #questival
Run?! We thought you said RUM!!
Copernicium (Cn) has Atomic Number 112 #questival
Lady Killers
It is illegal to burn trash and other man made materials! #questival
Obviously you're not a llama.
Did you know: almost 90% of the serotonin in your body is produced in your gut?!?! #fact #microbe #questival
Questicles and Uteraces
penguins cannot fly. and Adam cannot pose for a picture. #questival
Vicious and Delicious
The average person walks the equivalent of five times around the world in a lifetime. #world #questival
Hakuna Ma-llama
Your body is 65% water #questival
Bananas in Pajamas
There is enough DNA in the average human body to stretch from Pluto to the sun and back! #questival
The Couch Mollusks
The Darien Gap between Panama and Columbia has no roads and is impassable by land vehicles. #questival
Lorenzo Llamas
The age of viability for premature babies is 23 weeks #nurseknowledge #questival
in space without a suit you won't due of suffocation rather your blood will boil first! #NoRegerts #questival
The Young, Wild & Free
Rhopocera is the scientific name for a butterfly! #questival
Who's your Llama
Eukaryotic cells have membrane bound organelles! #questival
Bad Cattitudes
Baby blue whales gain 200 lb per day in their first year of life. #questival
Little known fact: some trees change gender over the course of their lifespan #questival
My Llama Don't Like You & She Likes Everyone
The male to female birth ratio is actually more 51%-49% #questival
Pluto is considered a planet again! #TheMoreYouKnow #questival
Mysterious Llamas
1 in 4 animals are beetles #questival
only 1% of the earths surface is freshwater and over half of that 1% is in glaciers, that are rapidly melting! 😒😒😒😒😒 #questival
Obama's Llamas
#obamasllamas bumblebees shouldn't be able to fly with the size of their wings and their body mass #questival
Cow farts deplete the ozone.... #littleknownacientificfact #questival
Chinky Pooted
There is enough DNA in an average person’s body to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back β€” 17 times #questival
No Drama Llamas
If you took all the iron out of average person's blood, you could make a 3 inch nail! #questival
Domination Station
Redheads require more anesthesia than their blond and brunette counterparts. #gingerlove #questival
That Team
The closest non-sun star to us likely has exoplanets which may be habitable! #questival
They Made Me Do It
Light travels at 186000 miles per second when moving through the vacuum of space. #questival
The Much Feared GOATs
Gravity on the moon is a sixth of what it is in earth! Maybe our feet wouldn't hurt as much it we were questing on the moon πŸ€”πŸ”­πŸŒš #questival
Doge Squad
Did you know, the average person walks around the world 5 times in their lifetime? #questival
kitchen krew
#kcthrillseekers #takingontheworld Iron deficiency anemia causes memory loss. #questival
Alpacan Heat
Llamas can be twice the size of alpacas #littleknownfact #questival
The Under Achievers
The globe has risen by .4 degrees. #global warming #questival
Gouda Cheese
Platypuses sweat milk! #questival
Lollygagging Llamas
The longest recorded snake is a reticulated python NOT an anaconda #questival
But I'm not eating any bugs
The world is our oyster! Little known fact each oyster filters 30-50 gallons of water a day!! #parched #questival
The Duffalos
There are 8 times as many atoms in a teaspoonful of water as there are teaspoonfuls of water in the Atlantic ocean. #questival
Did you know that glass is actually a liquid??!! Holy cow! #questival
Dabby Dabby Doo with Wet Waffles.. Willy?
Co2 is actually the driving force behind breathing, not lack of O2 #questival
Wolves in Llama's Clothing
The gestation period of a mama Llama is 11 months! Science! #questival
team diSASter
#lemurs, Madagascar is home to them but DUKE Lemur Center has the 2nd highest concentration in the World. #questival
Garden Gnomes
Certain NC tick bites can cause meat allergies! #questival
Llama the Hutt
#llamathehutt Cats can't taste sugar #questival
Death Doom & Destruction
Did you know the earth is 7.6 billion years old? #questival
Run A Muck
Did you know that caves breathe? It's true. #questival
Flying Rabid Pirates
scientist agree on global warming. #questival
The Sour Elephants
NC Vibes
Granite is the state rock of North Carolina #sciencemuseum #questival
pine tree #questival
Cotapaxi is a stratovolcano in Equador! #questival
Win or Lose, We Booze!
The adult human body has 206 bones #hannahmontanataughtmethat #thatmakes206 #ifoundawaythayclicks #questival
#patagonia #questival
Aly & AJ
Thousands of Earths could fit into the sun, its that big!!!!!! #questival
99 Problems But a Beach Ain't 1
NC ranks second in the nation in phosphate mining. Phosphate is found in fertilizers, toothpaste, soft drinks, and other foods. #ncscience #dogood #99problems #phosphate #questival
we're not high, i promise.
The earth is actually flat #fact #questival
A Tribe Called Questival
Maine is the closest US state to the continent of Africa #questival
Goat in a boat!
A giraffe can clean its eats with its tongue! #Facts #questival
FYI- Chili has some of the driest places in the world. #science #questival
Miami Vice
The globe is actually a squashed sphere, not a perfect circle. #questival
Adventure is Out There
Spiders actually have 10-12 appendages: 8 legs and 2 chilicerae, or fangs. #Funsciencefact #questival
Alpaca Punch
The fox squirrel is the largest tree squirrel in North America. #questival
The Alpacalypse
85% of the world's population lives on the dryest half of the planet! (she's definitely holding the totem) #questival
Real Rugged
Did you know llamas are stubborn and won't carry an extremely heavy load? They won't move until the load is lightened! #science #llama #questival
The Young & The Breathless
mitochondrial DNA is only passed down from maternal parents #questival
Maynard Mayhem
#ncmuseum #weightoftheworld #caliberstrong #calibercollision #questival
The Asian & The Caucasian
Did you know the Earth is about 4.543 billion years old?! Earth, you're looking good for your age! #keeponspinning #questival
Awesome Air Kicks
Icebergs contain more total heat energy than a burning match. #questival
We Brought The Baby
There is enough DNA in an average person's body to stretch from the sun to pluto and back - 17 times! #questival
Save the Llama Drama for your Momma
Little known science fact: this island is the most remote location in all of the work, taking nearly two weeks to get to from London. #questival
But Bears Will Kill You
Volunteering gives you a surge of dopamine. Your brain is chemically wired to DO GOOD! #blindedbyscience #questival
Scientific fact: waterbottles can be recycled into yarn that makes clothing #repreve #dogood #teamawesome #questival
the world is not flat #wearewakefield #questival
Gold Team Rules
Joe Biden's Aviators
Platypi are the only mammals that lay eggs #questival
1 in 4 of all animals are beetles #questival
We thought this was bingo.
to escape the Earths gravity, a rocket needs to travel at 7 miles a second! #questival
icebergs produce more heat than a lit match. due to shear size! #questival
I like Big Quests and I Cannot Lie
The Earth's equator is nearly 4,000 miles. #questival
Carollama Dreaming
did you know that the first genetically modified food to be sold to the public was a tomato in 1994? #questival
did you know that snakes that poisonous typically have diamond shaped heads? #questival
S'more what?
Did you know the Celsius Temperature scale was originally made backwards? With 0 degrees Celsius being the boiling point of water! #questival
Gud Morning
Most scientists believe the Galilean moon Europa is the most likely source of alien life in our solar system! #questival
Llama Show You A Good Time
Dogs can smell our diseases! Studies have shown that dogs can be trained to sniff out cancers of the lung, breast, skin, bladder and prostate. 🐢❀️ #questival
I'll Bee There For You
One of the dinosaurs in the NC Science Museum is the most complete of its kind in the US. #questival
L.O.F.T. Ladies
hey africuh #questival
Third Wheel
Ballin! Team Third Wheel. #questival #questival
Team Love-stained Potatoes
The blue whale is the largest mammal on earth #questival
I got it from my llama
Sound travels faster through steel than through air. #questival
Rado Squad
The mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell #questival