Saturday, November 19, 2022

AMAZING FACTS ..........

 here are some amazing facts .....for you......or not  .......!!!!!!!


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Mr. Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once asked him to do so. She wanted to know the fish were OK........

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In 1777, Frederick the Great issued an official statement urging his subjects to drink beer in the morning instead of coffee.

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Queen Elizabeth II technically owns all the dolphins in UK waters.......


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Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt was allergic to moon dust.

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The plural of cul-de-sac is culs-de-sac.


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A Canadian police officer named Ward Clapham created a program that gives “positive tickets” to people who do good deeds.

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A 2013 study suggests that chewing gum boosts concentration.

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Before writing Little Women, Louisa May Alcott penned stories under the pseudonyms Flora Fairfield and A.M. Barnard.

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Marie Curie remains the only person to earn Nobel prizes in two different sciences....

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The corpse flower was the official flower of the Bronx for 60 year

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The Spangler Candy Company chose to name their famous lollipops “Dum Dums” because it was a word that was easy for any kid to say.


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Lake Hillier in Australia is nearly as salty as the Dead Sea. Scientists suspect that some salt-loving bacteria (chiefly Salinibacter ruber) and algae give the lake its pink hue.


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Lake Hillier in Australia is nearly as salty as the Dead Sea. Scientists suspect that some salt-loving bacteria (chiefly Salinibacter ruber) and algae give the lake its pink hue.

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Sorry, Scotland: Persians invented bagpipes.


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Long before rap battles, there was "flyting": the exchange of witty, insulting verses. The verbal throwdowns were popular in England and Scotland from the 5th to 16th centuries.


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China owns all of the pandas in the world. They rent them out for about $1 million a year.


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Astronauts on Mars won’t just make plans based on temperature—they’ll also need to consider tau, the level of particulate matter in the atmosphere. High tau levels will block sunlight to solar-powered rovers.


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The cubicle did not get its name from its shape, but from the Latin “cubiculum” meaning bed chamber.....

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Mark Twain was born in 1835, a year in which Halley’s comet was visible from Earth. In 1909, he said, “I came in with Halley’s comet…and I expect to go out with it.” When he died on April 21, 1910, the comet was again visible in the night sky.

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A group of ferrets is called a business.

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I do hope you enjoyed....... or learned .something here i did .....

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