Mollie's Adventures

Learning something new everyday

Sandwiches!

Fun fact of the day…

The average North American eats about 200 sandwiches per year.
Now I am singing the sandwiches are beautiful song in my head

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Mother’s Day Spendings

Fun fact of the day…
Americans are expected to spend an average of $173 on mom this year, up $10 from last year.

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King of Hearts

Fun fact of the day…

The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache on a standard playing card.

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Glowing in the dark

Fun fact of the day…

There are mushrooms that glow in the dark

http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/featured/mushrooms-glow-in-the-dark/4821

http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/stories/glow-in-the-dark-mushroom-rediscovered-after-170-years

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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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Two facts…

First of all, definitely forgot to post yesterday. So here are two facts for you guys!

Fun fact of the day…

In Athens, Greece, a driver’s license can be taken away by law if the driver is deemed either “unbathed” or “poorly dressed”.

http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113197/Cities/athens.html

 

Also I forgot yesterdays fact…

The dots on the dominoes are called pips.

http://www.domino-games.com/glossary-of-domino-terms.html

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Two facts for the price of one, bonus.

Two fun facts for today…
Beavers can hold their breath for 45 minutes under water
and
Camels have three eyelids.

http://www.wildliferesponse.org/index.php/Mammals/north-american-beaver.html

http://animals.howstuffworks.com/mammals/question104.htm

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Fun facts galore

Since it is getting to that time where school gets crazy busy I have been falling behind in my fact…. Uh oh…

Anyways here are three facts!

Sailors use to think wearing gold earrings improved eyesight

http://www.lifeslittlemysteries.com/why-did-pirates-wear-earrings–1434/

Dolphins sleep with one eye open

http://thedolphinplace.com/QandA.html

Armadillos have four babies at a time and all the same sex

http://www.area51newmexico.com/armadillos.php

 

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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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A piece of bread for your mistake?

Fun fact of the day…

 

Writers once used bread crumbs as erasers to correct pencil mistakes.

http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blpen.htm

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