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Earthworm…

Biodiversity, Earthworm, Fertilizer

Earthworms were brought to America by European settlers. Up until then, they didn’t live here.  I don’t know who took care of the soil before they arrived.  🙂

FYI…

Did you know that if the sun disappeared, we would be thrown into space at the exact moment it was gone.   If the sun went out, we would be an ice cube 8 minutes later, but if it disappeared the curvature of space/gravity that hold us in orbit would disappear and we would be on our own.  We would all be dead, of course, but still, the planet would be flung into space.  Kind of cool and interesting, don’t you think?  I don’t know how the sun could disappear, however, so I wouldn’t lose any sleep over it.

 

FYI..jello…

Jelly Red Food Sweet Jello Dessert Delicio

Hook your jello up to an EEG machine and you’ll find that it registers movements identical to the brain waves of a healthy adult.

Maybe jello is smarter than we have been led to believe.

Did you know that…

Coins American Pennies Nickels Dimes Ten C

A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

FYI…

Lego Blocks, Duplo, Lego, Colorful, Toys

Six eight-stud Lego pieces can be combined 915,103,765 WAYS.

FYI…

Nail Polish Ms Still Life Photography Prod

Wearing nail polish began in China.  The color indicated the person’s social rank.

Gotta keep that class system and status quo glaringly obvious at all costs, right?  It’s the only way to TELL THE DIFFERENCE between people.

FYI…

Wizard Of Oz Poster Tin Man Characters Vin

The Wizard of Oz got it’s name when the author was looking at file cabinets and his glance landed on the one marked O-Z.

FYI…

Mountains, Alps, Meadow, Summer

The von Trapp family (Sound of Music), did not walk over the mountains to Switzerland. They actually escaped by going to the train station and taking a train to Italy.

FYI…

Wes Craven named Freddy Kruger after a kid who bullied him in school.

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Blue Jay Eating Peanut Bird Jay Wildlife A

There are 1,218 peanuts in a 28 ounce jar of Jif peanut butter. I eat Skippy peanut butter.  Love the stuff.  PB & J…yum.

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