Mollie's Adventures

Learning something new everyday

Still old and creepy, and still a favourite!

Today’s fun fact… The song Monster Mash was released in August 1962, and reached the top of the Billboard 100 in October. It has reached the top of the charts three different times!

I still listen to it every Halloween!

http://www.themonstermash.com/mmdex.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeZftK2kO6U

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Six seconds later…

Fun fact of the day…

A average yawn lasts about six seconds

http://health.howstuffworks.com/mental-health/human-nature/behavior/question572.htm

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Quills that are good for floating, who knew?

Fun fact of the day…

Porcupines can float!

I can’t say that I have even see a porcupine float before…

Image found on google 🙂

http://animals.howstuffworks.com/mammals/porcupine-info.htm

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That is a lot of pie!

Fun fact of the day…

The largest pumpkin pie weighed 2020 pounds.

Even for pumpkin pie lovers I think that is a bit much… hah

http://pumpkinnook.com/giants/pumpkinpierecord.htm

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Giant Chocolate Moose…?

Fun fact of the day…

There is a 1,700 pound chocolate moose named Lenny in Maine.

http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/4364

http://gonewengland.about.com/od/maineforfamilies/ss/life-size-chocolate-moose-maine.htm

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fun fact of yesterday….

I was busy yesterday and didnt get a chance to share yesterdays fun fact on wordpress…

Anyways it was just informing you that you can buy a piece of a meteorite on ebay… but be careful because some are fakes! hah

http://www.ctreasurescwonders.com/ebay_meteorite_info_b.html

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What colour are you going to fill your apple in with?

Fun fact of the day…

There are 29 different shades of red crayola crayons.

http://www.vernonkids.com/cedarmountain/4thgradelinks/tests/crayola/crayolahistory.htm

Here is a craft you can make with crayons, very cool cannot wait to try it out. This can be done with kids, I am sure they would love it, just be extra careful because you have to use the blow dryer, so everything gets very warm.

http://lindseydanielladidit.blogspot.com/2011/09/melted-crayon-art.html

And here is another version of it!http://pinterest.com/pin/271438705/

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They would be pretty darn good basketball players

Fun fact of the day…

If a grasshopper were the size of people, they could leap the length of a basketball court.

http://animals.howstuffworks.com/insects/grasshopper-info.htm

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You’ll need to watch out for more than the lava…

Fun fact of the day…

Bolts of lightning can shoot out of an erupting volcano.

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/04/photogalleries/100419-iceland-volcano-lightning-ash-pictures/

 

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Can’t hide on a Dragonfly

Fun fact of the day…

Dragonflies can see in all directions at once.

http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2011/01/dragonflies-can-fly-up-to-60-mph-97-kmh/

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