Mollie's Adventures

Learning something new everyday

Female Athlete

Fun fact of the day…

The Bobbie Rosenfeld Award for The Canadian Press female athlete of 2012 went to Christine Sinclair

http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/story/2012/12/27/sp-sinclair-rosenfeld-award.html

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Many beetles

Fun fact of the day…

There are more species of beetles on earth than of any other creature

http://hypertextbook.com/facts/2001/KeithSingh.shtml

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Rainbow bugs

Fun fact of the day…

There are rainbow grasshoppers that are colourful and live in the rain forests of Peru, they are also known as the barber pole grasshopper

http://blisscarmannews.wordpress.com/2012/01/31/weird-wacky-14-the-rainbow-grasshopper/

http://bugguide.net/node/view/31526

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Ferrets in pipes

Fun fact of the day…

Ferrets have been used for carrying cables and wires through long and twisting pipes.

http://weaselwords.com/ferret-articles/history-of-the-ferret/

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Largest Garden Gnome

Fun fact of the day…

The largest garden gnome in the world resides right here on the island, bet you have all seen him!

http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/records-3000/largest-garden-gnome/

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Robins on cards

Fun fact of the day…

Robins on cards were a joke 150 years ago when postmen wore red tunics and were named after them

http://www.information-facts.com/intresting/robins-on-cards-were-a-joke-150-years-ago-when-postmen-wore-red-tunics-and-were-named-after-them

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Christmas Cards

Fun fact of the day…

The first Christmas card was created in England on December 9, 1842

http://www.guy-sports.com/humor/christmas/christmas_cards.htm

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Twas the night before Christmas…

Fun fact of the day…

The famous poem ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’ was written in 1822 by Clement Clarke Moore

http://books.google.ca/books/about/Twas_the_Night_Before_Christmas.html?id=rY6NA51PBfYC&redir_esc=y

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A Christmas Carol

Fun fact of the day…

A  ‘Christmas Carol’ was written by Charles Dickens and took only about six weeks to write

http://www.perryweb.com/Dickens/work_carol_trivia.shtml

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Pythons…

Fun fact of the day…

A python family of 23 babies, one none-too-pleased 2.5m mum, and 41 egg shells have recently been found in a wall at childcare center in Australia .

http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/national/darwin-childcare-centre-closed-after-carpet-python-snakes-found/story-fndo20i0-1226541728638

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