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Did You Know?

Joshua Kelly, Reporter
January 30, 2017
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1.The first full feature animated film, El Apóstol, is a film now lost to time. Produced in 1917 by the Argentine Quirino Cristiani, it was made exclusively with cardboard cutouts. The film was a satire about the Argentine president of the time, Hipólito Yrigoyen, where in an attempt to destroy crime...

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Did You Know?

Joshua Kelly, Reporter
October 5, 2016
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For our first issue this year, we’ll take a step back and gander at the bizarre and astonishing things that populate this world, such as…. The place with the longest name belongs to a place in the northern island in New Zealand called “Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikima...

Fun Facts

Fun Facts

Mohinur Bakaeva, Publisher
June 6, 2016
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This month’s Fun Facts are about a family with blue skin, tongue prints, and snowflakes. The longest time between two twins being born is 87 days. Try and figure that out! Everyone has a unique tongue print, just like fingerprints. The loneliest creature on Earth is a whale, who has been calling o...

Fun Facts

Fun Facts

Mohinur Bakaeva, Reporter
April 21, 2016
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Today's Fun Facts are about Dr.Seuss and the dare, cows and their best friends, and ostriches with small brains! The phrase “to turn a blind eye” comes from British Vice Admiral Nelson, who was blind in one eye. In one battle, when he was signaled to stop attacking a fleet of Danish ships, he ...

Fun Facts

Fun Facts

Mohinur Bakaeva, Publisher
December 4, 2015
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1. The man who created the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup was a farmer, by the name of Harry Burnett Reese. 2. The little finger or toe is called the minimus. 3. Lettuce is a member of the sunflower family. 4. An octothorpe is the # symbol on a telephone. This is commonly known as the ‘Hash’ sy...

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Fun Facts- Did You Know?

Mohinur Bakaeva, Reporter
October 4, 2015
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1) The wedding ring goes on the left ring finger, because it’s the only finger with a vein that connects to the heart. 2)  Human saliva has a boiling point three times that of regular water. 3) The reason the taste of artificial banana flavoring, and artificial banana flavored products, doesn’t taste like ba...

Fun Facts

Fun Facts

Naomi Shimunov, Reporter
June 2, 2015
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1) You can plot a heart on a graph with the following equation (x^2+y^2-1) ^3-x^2y^3=0. 2) Some professional cyclists pee seated on the moving bicycle. 3) More than 80 million Hershey’s kisses are produced every day. 4) One rat hair is legally allowed to be in one Hershey bar. 5) The whip was the...

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Did You Know?

Naomi Shimunov, Reporter
February 23, 2015
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1. Alpacas can die of loneliness. When bought, they always need to be bought in pairs. 2. A stinging tree called the Gympie Gympie secretes a toxin that is so painful that is has driven humans and animals to suicide. It feels like being burnt with hot acid and electrocuted simultaneously. A man shot...

Fun Facts

Fun Facts

Naomi Shimunov, Reporter
December 5, 2014
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1. In 1963, Alfred Heineken created a beer bottle that could also function as a brick to build houses in impoverished countries. 2. Pet Rock was so popular in the 70’s that the creator became a multimillionaire about 6 months after marketing it. 3. Oxford University is so old, one of its constituent...

Fun Facts

Fun Facts

Naomi Shimunov, Reporter
October 2, 2014
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1. Pineapples were such a status symbol in 18th century England that you could rent one for the evening to take to a party. 2. The FBI assigned a team to Sacha Baron Cohen during the filming of Borat due to numerous reports of a “Middle eastern man traveling the Midwest in an ice cream truck.” 3....

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