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A study found adults clear 92% of their plate, on average, at meals and kids clear only 59%.

Clearing your plate helps clean

By: Emily Spillar, Editor

March 19, 2020

Most children do not clear their plate, however, adults most certainly do.

Mosquitoes usually come out during the summer months

Only Female Mosquitoes bite

March 18, 2020

Only female Mosquitoes bite because they need the nutrients that human blood supplies.

St. Patrick's Day is on March 17th every year

The Chicago River is dyed green on St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2020

Chicago uses 40 lbs of green dye to color the river. The dye lasts for about 5 hours. Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Butterflies have a life span of 12 months

Butterflies must warm their wings in the sun before flying

March 16, 2020

Since butterflies are ectotherms, they rely on the sun and heat for most of their bodily functions.

Blinking is necessary for all humans

The harder you concentrate, the less you blink.

March 13, 2020

When you concentrate a lot, you don't blink as frequently as usual.

Your ankles are the most injury-prone part of your body

Ankle sprains are a very common injury

By: Emily Spillar, Editor

March 12, 2020

The ankles are a very sensitive and weak, therefore, it is the most prone to injury.

Long hair

If you never cut your hair, it would likely stop growing at about two feet long

March 11, 2020

Since hair will start to become dead, your hair will stop growing at around two feet long.

Sleeping around eight hours a night can help you lose weight fast

We lose over a pound of weight during sleep by exhaling

March 10, 2020

Since we exhale dry air throughout the night, we lose over a pound of weight.

Plastic water bottles

Every piece of plastic ever made still exists

March 9, 2020

Since plastic lasts for so long, every piece of plastic still exists today.

Plane crashes are very severe

80% of plane crashes occur in the first 3 or last 8 minutes of a flight

March 5, 2020

Due to these first or last few minutes being very crucial to the flight, these are the most dangerous moments during a flight.

Since it does not look proper, that's why men are not allowed.

A man can be arrested in Italy for wearing a skirt in public

March 4, 2020

In Italy, men are not allowed to wear skirts in public.

Blueberries are relaxing

Blueberries help fight stress and reduce anxiety

March 3, 2020

If you want a stress-free day, a lot of people turn to eating blueberries because they help fight stress and anxiety.

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