Mollie's Adventures

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Spanish Tradition

Fun fact of the day…

The Spanish ritual on New Year’s eve is to eat twelve grapes at midnight. The tradition is meant to secure twelve happy months in the coming year.

http://www.factmonster.com/spot/newyearcelebrations.html

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A lotta grapes

Fun fact of the day…

The grape industry worldwide produces over 72 million tons a year

http://www.topfoodfacts.com/?p=2036

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Europe trees

Fun fact of the day…

Nearly 60 million Christmas trees are grown each year in Europe

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/50-things-yule-never-know-653613#ixzz2mW4Qh6za

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Huge hit

Fun fact of the day…

Heinz Ketchup sells 650 million bottles annually

http://www.heinzketchup.com/About.aspx

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Thunder storms

Fun fact of the day…

There are about 16 million thunder storms on Earth each year

http://science.howstuffworks.com/nature/climate-weather/storms/question646.htm

 

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Don’t look up

Fun fact of the day…

Selenophobia is the fear of the moon, so anyone suffering from this should not going out tonight. They are calling it the supermoon as it will be the closets and largest moon this year.

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/06/130622-supermoon-solstice-biggest-science-space-2013-june/

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Panda Art

Fun fact of the day…

The giant panda bear has long been revered by the Chinese and can be found in Chinese art dating back thousands of years

http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-giant_panda.html

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Digits

Fun fact of the day…

2013 is the first year since 1987 that consists for four different digits

Truth!

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Beavers

Fun fact of the day…

A beaver can cut down about 200 trees a year!

http://www.scienceworld.ca/we-can-explain/page-14

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Rock Python

Fun fact of the day…

The African rock python can live for up to a year without food

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/african_rock_python.htm

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