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Hannah Penne

Spring Forward???? Fall Back??? Daylight Saving Time…Here To Stay

November 2, 2018

On Sunday, most Americans will wake up only to realize they’ve lost an hour of their weekend to daylight saving time, hey everything comes with a cost…. the price we pay for eight months of well-lit evenings. Unless you live in Arizona or Hawaii, who say….”We don’t need no stinkin daylight saving time”.  These states […]

10 Giant Animals That Once Roamed Earth And Sea

November 2, 2018

Make no mistake the Blue Whale is the heaviest animal to ever live….though some from our distance past do seem larger. The large dinosaurs tend to grab more than their fair share of attention, there have been many other giant animals that we will never get to see in the flesh. Some are the super-sized […]

Coral Reefs…Teeming With Life

November 1, 2018

Hidden beneath the ocean waters, coral reefs teem with life. Coral reefs support more species than any other marine environment and rival rainforests in their biodiversity. Countless numbers of creatures rely on coral reefs for their survival. Corals are animals, even though they may exhibit some of the characteristics of plants and are often mistaken […]

November…Did You Know

October 31, 2018

Tomorrow is November 1…November is not just the month before December and the celebration of Christmas. November is a month of colorful leaves, a time for Thanksgiving.  The month we in the United States have set aside for our presidential election …every four years…another reason for Thanksgiving if I say so myself. But did you know…. […]

Paul Revere …. Did You Know?

October 30, 2018

Had it not been for his speedy horse and his loud voice, America might not even exist today. But did you know….. Contrary to popular belief, Paul Revere had not consumed any alcohol at the time of his midnight ride. He had the job all teens in the day wanted, Paul Revere was a church bell […]

Apple Bobbing…..Did You Know?

October 29, 2018

Apple bobbing, also called bobbing for apples, is a game often played on Halloween, usually by children. The game is played by filling a tub or a large basin with water and putting apples in the water. Because apples are less dense than water, they will float at the surface. Players then try to catch […]

Chicken Feed By Any Other Name Is Candy Corn

October 28, 2018

Every Halloween countless party-throwers, party-goers, and trick-or-treaters hit the streets to harvest candy corn. The little yellow, orange, and white treat is an icon among the holiday candies and has a legacy that goes back more than a century. Just a few “Sweet” tid bits about a Halloween favorite….Candy Corn: When the Goelitz Confectionery Company […]

Earth….Did You Know?

October 27, 2018

 The Earth is a sphere, but due to its gravitational forces it is not a perfect circle. In fact, there is a bulge around the equator because of this. The Earth’s Polar radius is 3,949.99 miles, while its Equatorial radius is 3,963.34 miles.  So Mother Earth suffers with battle of the bulge …. just like […]

Tiny Dogs…..Kinda Like A Cat Without Attitude

October 26, 2018

Love small dogs….small dogs are great at being family companions and snuggle buddies. They are easy to care for, easy to travel with, and tons of fun! It might seem like small dogs can’t boast adventures personalities like their larger cousins, but they can! Little dogs enjoy getting out and being active with their owners […]

Spider Factoids…Know What A Spider Can

October 25, 2018

Eight legs, eight eyes and a pair of venomous fangs – the average spider is so well-equipped that it’s easy to see why arachnophobes are terrified. So….here we give you eight spider facts you probably did not know….. Black widows are known for cannibalizing their mates, but this doesn’t actually happen all the time. The […]

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