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It would take 10,000 balloons to life a person out of the air

It would take 10,000 balloons to life a person out of the air

September 25, 2017

Way more than in Pixar's Up!

Texas is the only state that was once its own nation

Texas is the only state that was once its own nation

September 22, 2017

The Republic of Texas existed from 1836, when it broke free from Mexico, until 1845 when it agreed to become part of the United States.

The city of Istanbul, Turkey is located in both Europe and Asia

The city of Istanbul, Turkey is located in both Europe and Asia

September 21, 2017

The city was called Constantinople until the 20th century.  

The first vending machine was invented by Percival Everitt in London in 1883

The first vending machine was invented by Percival Everitt in London in 1883

By: Patrick Coveny, Fall Editor and Reporter

September 20, 2017

Filed under Fun Fact of the Day

The invention was first used to purchase stamps and postcards.

Cows can produce over 200,000 glasses of milk in their life time

Cows can produce over 200,000 glasses of milk in their life time

By: Patrick Coveny, Fall Editor and Reporter

September 19, 2017

Filed under Fun Fact of the Day

Got milk?!

In Ancient Greece, Olympic athletes won olive wreaths instead of medals.

In Ancient Greece, Olympic athletes won olive wreaths instead of medals.

By: Patrick Coveny, Fall Editor and Reporter

September 18, 2017

Filed under Fun Fact of the Day

...gold, silver, and bronze were not awarded until 1896!

The oldest person to ever live was 122 years and 164 days

The oldest person to ever live was 122 years and 164 days

September 15, 2017

Her name was Jeanne Louise Calment, and she lived in Arie's France for most of her life...

Movie trailers originally followed a movie, hence the name “trailer.”

Movie trailers originally followed a movie, hence the name “trailer.”

September 14, 2017

We wish it was this way today!

An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain!

September 13, 2017

... and, it's the largest known eye in the entire animal kingdom!

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