A fun fact about bananas

Fun Fact Friday 4-29-16

Have you ever noticed that artificial banana flavoring and artificial banana flavored products don’t really taste like bananas?  That’s because the artificial flavor is based on a type of banana that was wiped out by a plague in the 1950’s. (That’s not … Continue Reading

blue whale largest animal ever

Fun Fact Friday, 4-15-16

The tongue of a blue whale weighs more than most elephants. The blue whale is the largest creature to ever inhabit the Earth, larger even than dinosaurs. And that human figure looks pretty darn small in comparison!

Rainbow Beach, one of 10,000 in Australia

Fun Fact Friday 4-8-16

  Australia has over 10,000 beaches. You could visit a new Aussie beach every day for more than 27 years!  (Now doesn’t THAT sound like the life!) Photo credit: texaus1 via Foter.com / CC BY  

sliced bread

Fun Fact Friday 4-1-16

Otto Rohwedder, a jeweler from Davenport, IA, “invented” sliced bread by developing the first bread slicer in 1927. (So what do YOU think has been the greatest invention since then?)