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A desert is filled with a lot of sand

More than one billion people in the world live in deserts

June 5, 2020

2.1 billion people live in the world's deserts and drylands. 90% of the population is in developing countries. 50% of world's livestock is supported...

Animal eggs

Animals that lay eggs do not have belly buttons

June 4, 2020

Since there is no umbilical cord needed, there is no belly button.

The Sydney Oprah House is located in Australia

Australia is not only an island and a country, but it is also a continent!

June 3, 2020

Australia is an island, a country, and a continent. Something that most countries are not.

A quarter is worth $0.25

There are 119 grooves on the edge of a US quarter

June 2, 2020

A groove is a long, narrow cut or depression, especially one made to guide motion or receive a corresponding ridge.

The bathroom is used by everyone

The average person uses the bathroom 6 times a day

June 1, 2020

During the day, it's necessary to go to the bathroom, and most people go around 6 times a day.

Left handedness is only found in 10.6% of the overall polulation

Twins are twice as likely to be left-handed than single babies are

May 29, 2020

Being left handed is an effect of genes, and that sometimes is stronger in twins.

Dancing releases brain chemicals that make us feel happy

Dancing has been popular for many decades

By: Emily Spillar, Editor

May 28, 2020

Dancing is one activity that releases hormones that make us feel happy.

Only about 20% of computers in the United States are recycled.

Recycling is very important to keep the Earth healthy and safe

By: Emily Spillar, Editor

May 27, 2020

Different technology items are suggested to be recycled when someone's done with their item, however, only 20% of computers are actually recycled in America.

Bubblegum comes in all different shapes and colors

100,000 tons of bubble gum is chewed, worldwide, every year.

May 26, 2020

Bubblegum is one of the most famous candies in the world, and it is chewed by many every year.

Memorial Day is when we remember our fallen soldiers

Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day

May 25, 2020

Memorial Day is a day to celebrate all American soldiers who died while serving in the military. However, it used to be named as Decoration Day to honor...

Broccoli heads are also called florets

A head of broccoli is made up of hundreds of small flower buds

May 22, 2020

The florets of broccoli are made up of small flower buds.

A hole in one is when you get the golf ball in the hole in one try

The odds that an average golfer will make a hole in one during a game are 1 in 12,000

May 21, 2020

Making a hole in one during a game of golf is one of the hardest things to do.

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