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Dogs are red-green colorblind

Dogs are red-green colorblind

Dog eyesight unlike humans is built in a way that helps it focus on its prey and discern motion faster than people. Even though they don’t see ass clear as humans(Anything below the 3rd line of the eye test chart would be a blur to a dog) , they operate great under low light conditions, … Continue reading

Oct 31 On this day.. Mount Rushmore

Oct 31 On this day.. Mount Rushmore

A post NOT about Halloween.. is the 71st anniversary of Mount Rushmore. Facts.. Completed in 1941 to promote tourism in South Dakota Visited by nearly three million people each year Used to be a sacred place for the Lakota tribe. Took 15 years to complete The lake behind mount Rushmore in “National Treasure” is not the … Continue reading

Creepy cemeteries

Creepy cemeteries

Ever wonder were old airplanes, dolls and retired Ben and Jerrys ice cream flavors lie to rest? Airplane Boneyards.  These graveyard are the most popular satellite pictures online (Google Earth). Most famous in the Southwestern United Stated deserts (Arizona, texas, california and New Mexico) because the dry conditions reduce corrosion. There are guided tours of … Continue reading

Australia exports camels to Saudi Arabia!

Australia exports camels to Saudi Arabia!

1840. Camels were brought to Australia in order to carry heavy cargo through Australia’s vast deserts, Really arid and virtually no water – sounds like a match? For Australia, Camels were better than any horse; the first piano in Australia rode a Camels back! When cars come in camels get to venture out into the wild, and … Continue reading

NBA 12-13 season starts today!

NBA 12-13 season starts today!

Fun facts about Basketball (by 10 facts about.com) Fact 1: In the very beginning the color of the basketball was brown, but later it was changed into a brighter color; that is orange. Fact 2: The NBA (National Basketball Association) was founded in 1949, after the combination of the NBL (National Basketball League) and the … Continue reading

Feeling lucky? Win a chinesse license plate!

Feeling lucky? Win a chinesse license plate!

Did you complain today on your way to work? The most impressive traffic jam lasted nine days, for more than 60 miles in Beijing! It was because of road maintenance, but Chinese cities are choking on traffic. The number of cars has more choking on traffic- the number of cars has more than doubled since 2007- governments … Continue reading

Queen in every continent!

Queen in every continent!

A Commonwealth Realm is a country which has The Queen as its Monarch. The Queens official title in each of these realms is: Her Majesty Elizabeth The Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of [insert realm here] and of Her Other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth There are 15 Commonwealth Realms in … Continue reading

Monday, Made your bed?

Monday, Made your bed?

Monday, hard to leave the bed? Even harder  to bother and make your bed? You should do it, its convenient! (and this is not mom reminding you) The state of your bed is the state of your head. Karen Miller Quick facts: Making your bed every morning is correlated with better productivity and boost happiness. Making your … Continue reading

Oct 28 – On this day…

Oct 28 – On this day…

On this day 126 years ago Lady Liberty was given to the US to commemorate the 100 years on the nation. Gustave Eiffel (same guy who made the Eiffel tower) was the architect .  It was first used as navigation aid and the island it is on was a Fort. It was then declared a national emblem and … Continue reading

Natures party lights! (Auroras)

Natures party lights! (Auroras)

The ultimate parties have lights! (and fireworks) Nature delights us with its natural airborne lights, the aurora borealis.. Aurora’s are only seen close to the Artic (north pole) from late November to March. Named after Aurora, the Roman goddess of dawn. How does it happen? The vivid beams of light from aurora borealis result from collisions between charged … Continue reading