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Chaucer….The Reason For Valentine’s Day?

February 6, 2018

Saint Valentine’s Day, also known as Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is a holiday observed on February 14 each year. It is celebrated in many countries around the world, although it is not a holiday in most of them. The medieval English poet Geoffrey Chaucer often took liberties with history, placing his […]

Purring Spiders…Now That Would Freak The Cat…Really

November 19, 2017

Male wolf spiders use “purring” vibrations to serenade their sweethearts, but this wooing only works if the females can feel these vibrations. For the females to feel these vibrations, the courting couple must be standing on a suitable surface that can vibrate, like dry leaves. This group of spiders doesn’t have typical ears, and it’s […]

Analytical Engine….Birth Of The Computer Age

September 18, 2017

The computer was launched in 1943, more than 100 years after Charles Babbage designed the first programmable device. A machine first proposed by Charles Babbage in 1837 that is considered the concept for the first general mechanical computer. The Analytical Engine contained an Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU), basic flow control, punch cards, and integrated memory […]

The Earth…Currently In The Middle of An Ice Age…Really

September 10, 2017

This is a most shocking fact about climate change. When the Earth is not experiencing an Ice Age, there is no ice at the poles. Currently there is ice at the poles on Earth, so we are still in an Ice Age. The current Ice Age is called the Pliocene-Quaternary glaciation, and started over 2.5 million years ago! Smaller […]

Chickens….Not Just Breasts And Legs

May 28, 2017

Little know facts about chickens…they have more going for them than breasts and legs.  Chickens feel empathy for each other. Researchers proved that domesticated hens show a clear physiological and behavioural response when their chicks are mildly distressed. Chickens are able to remember and recognise over 100 individuals; they can also recognise humans.  Chickens are […]

Just A Couple Of Lovebirds

May 12, 2017

Lovebirds are intelligent, affectionate, and playful little birds. With proper care and adequate socialization, many form especially strong bonds with their owners. Those that don’t have a lot of time to spend with a Lovebird typically purchase a mate for their pet, as these birds are extremely social and cannot thrive without interaction. Female Lovebirds […]

Are Toads Frogs…Are Frogs Toads….Just Wondering

April 28, 2017

Actually, all toads are frogs. They are both known to scientists as anurans, which comes from two Greek words meaning “without a tail.” However, we usually use the name “toad” for the ones that are dry and warty with shorter back legs and “frog” for the ones that are moist and smooth with webbed feet, […]

Time capsule satellite estimated to crash in 8 million years: Interesting Facts!

April 6, 2017

LAGEOS 1 (the time capsule) contains a message plaque addressed to human and other beings of the far distant future with maps of the Earth from 3 different eras – 268 million years in the past, present day, and 8 million years in the future (the satellite’s estimated decay date). The satellites has a spherical […]

3 Do-It-Yourself Home Repairs

November 12, 2016

Hiring out isn’t always necessary for small repairs around the house. You can complete each of these three home repairs in a few hours — for a fraction of the cost. How to Fix a Leaking Toilet Leaking toilets can waste large amounts of water. To troubleshoot the issue: Inspect the float and inlet valve: […]

The Most Fun Activities Grandparents Can Do with Grandkids Of All Ages

October 29, 2016

Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there to lend a hand where we can. We have partnered with Huffington Post to create helpful content that supports you through major life events. Check out the original infographic on Huffington Post. Grandchildren are a treasure. They offer the opportunity to relive parenthood without having to do […]

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