Mollie's Adventures

Learning something new everyday

Canada Geese

Fun fact of the day…

Canada’s official languages may be French and English, but our geese have their own language: scientists believe that Canada geese have as many as 13 different calls for everything from greetings to warnings.

http://www.preservewildlife.com/geeseworld.htm

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Today in History

Fun fact of the day…

50 years ago today, Martin Luther King Jr. gave his historic “I have a dream” speech.

http://www.ctvnews.ca/world/commemorations-worldwide-50-years-after-martin-luther-king-jr-uttered-i-have-a-dream-1.1429805

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Candies!

Fun fact of the day…

Jelly Belly Candy Company can produce 347 jelly belly beans a second.

http://www.jellybelly-uk.com/faq/q-and-a/?id=12

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One pricey game

Fun fact of the day…

The most expensive version of Monopoly was produced by celebrated San Francisco jeweler Sidney Mobell. Valued at $2 million, the set fea tures a 23-carat gold board and diamond-studded dice.

http://www.hasbro.com/monopoly/en_CA/discover/about.cfm

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I would have been bored

Fun fact of the day…

The longest Monopoly game in history lasted for 70 straight days

http://www.hasbro.com/monopoly/en_CA/discover/about.cfm

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Monopoly

Fun fact of the day…

Monopoly has sold more than 275 million games and it’s available in 111 countries, in 43 languages

http://www.hasbro.com/monopoly/en_CA/discover/about.cfm

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Stanley Park

Fun fact of the day…

Stanley Park is celebrating 125 years this weekend!

http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2013/08/stanley-park-125th-anniversary-125-things-to-do-and-see/

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Jenga Record

Fun fact of the day…

The record for the highest known JENGA tower is 40 complete stories with two blocks into the 41st, claimed in 1985 by Robert Grebler

http://www.jenga.us.com/about.php

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Jenga

Fun fact of the day…

Jenga was created in the 1970s

http://www.jenga.us.com/about.php

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Resting

Fun fact of the day…

Lions spend about 20 hours a day resting

http://www.outtoafrica.nl/animals/englion.html

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