Here’s the thing: before it was a catch-all term, a thing—from the Old Norse þing, was a sort of democratic assembly held throughout the Viking lands of Northern Europe.
The short answer is yes. Read on to find out how.
Back in the 1970s, when the search for planets outside our solar system (exoplanets) was little more than a fairy tale, astronomers surmised that Earth was the only spot in our stellar neighborhood where conditions were conducive to life.
“You know, you’re actually making yourself hotter by using up energy to fan yourself.” According to our research? LIES.
Essentially, a purring kitty in the vicinity may serve as a form of furry first aid.