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Did You Know – 11/20/2017

 

 

  1. A captive killer whale at MarineLand discovered it could regurgitate fish onto the surface of the water, attracting seagulls and then eat the birds. Four others then learned to copy the behavior.

2. Fiji Water once ran an ad that stated: “The label says Fiji because it’s not bottled in Cleveland.” The Cleveland water department took offense, so they challenged the statement, commissioned a test, and proved that Fiji water had more impurities in it.

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3. Sound changes when it snows. It seems quieter right after a snowfall because a blanket of fresh powder is absorbing the sound waves- but once the snow melts and refreezes, it then creates a reflective surface that amplifies sound by allowing it to travel farther than normal.

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4. The official border between Belgium and the Netherlands runs through living rooms, yards and cafés, so it’s possible – indeed, it happens more often than you’d think – to sit across a table having a cup of coffee with someone who is actually in a different country.

For a while, a Dutch law requiring dining establishments to close earlier than they did in Belgium. At closing time in the Netherlands, patrons would have to get up and move tables, over to the Belgian side.

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5. Facts about ‘Thanks Giving’

   

  • Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be the national bird, not the eagle.
  • Americans eat 46 million turkeys each Thanksgiving.
  • Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s first meal in space after walking on the moon was foil packets with roasted turkey.
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This is a Beautiful Thanksgiving Story

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This Is An Amazing Story – Now This is A Person Who Should Get A Medal

This young lady is spending her life empowering others.  Everyone needs to watch this video especially at this time of Thanksgiving.

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Jalapeno Popper Dip – Good for Thanksgiving

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Did You Know This About Super Bowl – 02/02/2015

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1. This is the first Super Bowl ever where two Super Bowl MVP QBs will start against each other. To make things even more interesting, QB Eli Manning won the MVP award when these two teams met in Super Bowl XLII.

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2. QB Tom Brady has 100 career Super Bowl completions, the most in Super Bowl history!

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3.  When then Giants and Patriots locked up at Super Bowl XLII the event drew an average of 97,448,000 people watching on TV.

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4. QB Joe Montana has won the Super Bowl MVP award three times, the most by anyone. QB Tom Brady has two MVP awards, one more would tie Montana’s record.

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5. Super Bowl Sunday is the second largest day of food consumption, just behind Thanksgiving. Americans will eat around 90 million pounds of chicken wings and 69.6 million pounds of avocados.

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