Mollie's Adventures

Learning something new everyday

Human Dominos

Fun fact of the day… 

The world’s largest human domino chain contained 10,276 people.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-10962757

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Oh fireflies…

Fun fact of the day… 

The song “Fireflies” by Owl City was written because of singer Adam Young’s insomnia.

http://www.digitalspy.ca/music/news/a204371/owl-city-wrote-fireflies-with-insomnia.html

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Percy Jackson’s story.

Fun fact of the day…

Rick Riordan’s The Lightning Thief was originally written as a bedtime story for his son who suffered from ADHD and dyslexia.

http://www.dailyfinance.com/2010/06/26/will-percy-jackson-author-rick-riordan-ever-reach-j-k-rowling/

 

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Playing Scrabble

Fun fact of the day… 

The highest-scoring Scrabble word is “quixotry.”

http://www.helium.com/items/806148-highest-scoring-scrabble-word

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Eyebrows?!

Fun fact of the day… 

High resolution image hints at the ‘Mona Lisa’ having eyebrows.

http://articles.cnn.com/2007-10-17/us/monalisa.mystery_1_leonardo-da-vinci-painting-eyebrow?_s=PM:US

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Piano player using his feet

Fun fact of the day… 

A Chinese man who lost both of his arms in a childhood accident taught himself to play the piano using his feet and went on to win the show ‘China’s Got Talent’

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/10/11/liu-wei-armless-pianist-w_n_758407.html

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Bones…

Fun fact of the day…

Tokyo police once caught a man that kept his mom’s bones in his backpack for 9 years.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/7955612/Japanese-man-kept-dead-mother-in-backpack.html

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She’s the Man

Fun fact of the day… 

The movie She’s the Man is based on Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.”

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0454945/trivia

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A third ear

Fun fact of the day… 

An Australian performance artist had a third ear surgically implanted in his arm.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/7039821.stm

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Not really the ocean

Fun fact of the day… 

When you put a seashell next to your ear, it’s the sound of your blood surging in your veins, not the ocean.

http://science.howstuffworks.com/question556.htm

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