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Ravens can talk better than some Parrots

Ravens can talk better than some Parrots

October 15, 2019

While in captivity, Ravens can learn to talk as well as Parrots. They can also make other noises, that might mimic engines, different animal calls, toilet...

The Longest Wedding Veil Was the Same Length as 63.5 Football Fields

The Longest Wedding Veil Was the Same Length as 63.5 Football Fields

By: Emily Spillar, Editor

October 11, 2019

Maria Paraskeva, a bride from Larnaca, Cyprus, surpassed the Guinness Word Record for longest wedding veil in August 2018. The total cost of all the material...

Sarcasm can promote creative thinking

Sarcasm can promote creative thinking

October 10, 2019

Sarcasm is the use of irony to mock or convey contempt. Sarcasm helps people promote creativity, which can encourage creative sparks.

The word PEZ comes from the word peppermint

The word PEZ comes from the word peppermint

October 9, 2019

PEZ, the well known candy, was named after the German word for peppermint. This candy dispenser product was created in 1927.

Foreign Accent Syndrome is a rare side effect of brain trauma

Foreign Accent Syndrome is a rare side effect of brain trauma

October 8, 2019

When exposed to a massive head trauma, someone may experience Foreign Accent Syndrome. This makes victims speak their native accent in a foreign language.

Flamingos turn pink from eating shrimp

Flamingos turn pink from eating shrimp

October 7, 2019

Flamingos are not born pink. They are born with grey feathers, which eventually turn pink. This happens because of their diet of shrimp and blue-green...

Dogs can smell their owners from up to 11 miles away

Dogs can smell their owners from up to 11 miles away

October 4, 2019

Depending on the scent of their owner, a dog can be able to scent their owner from miles away. This is because they have up to 300 million olfactory receptors...

The longest hiccup attack lasted 68 years

The longest hiccup attack lasted 68 years

October 3, 2019

Charles Osborne started hiccuping in 1922 and continued this attack until February 1990.

Pigs can get sunburn

Pigs can get sunburn

October 2, 2019

When white pigs are first exposed to sun. This is mostly common in young pigs because it's there first time being exposed to sun. However, adults can still...

Elephants are the only mammal that cannot jump

Elephants are the only mammal that cannot jump

October 1, 2019

Elephants are the only mammal that cannot jump. This is because most mammals jump to protect themselves from predators, however, elephants protect themselves...

Ulysses S Grant was fined $20 for speeding on his horse

Ulysses S Grant was fined $20 for speeding on his horse

By: Emily Spillar, Editor

September 30, 2019

Ulysses S Grant was arrested in Washington D.C. in 1872 for speeding on his horse. Since this was not an impeachable offense, he still remained the president....

The PTV Fun Fact of the Day was started in 2013 as a way to test the mic.

The PTV Fun Fact of the Day was started in 2013 as a way to test the mic.

June 14, 2019

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