Monica Beyer | Phactual - Part 4

Monica Beyer has been a professional scribe since 2006, when her first book was published. She thoroughly enjoys emptying her brain out here at Phactual, and she also writes for SheKnows.

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11 Awesome Minor League Baseball Team Names
December 1, 2014

Major League Baseball boasts 30 teams, but the minor-league system has dozens more. And some have some pretty awesome names. These Minor League Baseball team names ...

7 Plants That Can Kill You
November 28, 2014

Plants are amazing — they help feed us, they provide oxygen, they beautify our world. Unfortunately, some can kill us, and dying by plant is no great pleasure at ...

7 Things – Facts You Didn’t Know About Yellowstone National Park
November 26, 2014

Fact: The oldest National Park in the U.S. is located in Wyoming — oh, and it’s partially in Idaho and Montana, too. Here are a few more facts you might not ...

6 Scandinavian Clues Found in Disney’s Frozen
November 24, 2014

I’m not going to ask you if you want to build a snowman, but did you know that much of the influences for the film Frozen came from Scandinavian culture? From ...

8 Sherlock Holmes Mysteries that Inspired the BBC series
November 24, 2014

The BBC’s revival of Sherlock Holmes has proven insanely popular, and it proves that the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are indeed timeless. While every one ...

9 NFL Team Names We Wish Were Still Around
November 23, 2014

The 32 current NFL teams have a variety of interesting names, but there have been so many more team names from NFL history that are so good, we wish they were still ...

5 Body Parts You Don’t Really Need Anymore
November 22, 2014

Did you know you have body parts that came in handy back in our evolutionary timeline, but they no longer serve much of a function in modern humans? These are called ...

11 Old-Timey Words for Diseases
November 20, 2014

One hundred and fifty years ago, you could have left the doctor’s office with a diagnosis of the vapours, consumption or Bright’s disease. What do these ...

11 Actors Who Have Appeared in Both Doctor Who and Game of Thrones
November 19, 2014

If you’re watching an episode of Doctor Who and you see a familiar face, you’re not imagining things — there are many actors in the iconic, long ...