This week (September 22-28) is Banned Books Week! It is a time to read banned books and contemplate why exactly they were/are banned! Celebrate the freedom to read!
The oldest living animal ever found was a 405 year-old clam, named Ming by researchers. Ha!
v. to separate bones at the joints.
The planet Saturn has a density lower than water, which means that it would float if placed in water. Cool!
n. the act of criticizing.
Grizzly bears run as fast as the average horse. OH NO.
adj. boldly disrespectful.
Buttermilk doesn’t contain any butter. Huh! That’s strange…
n. someone who works only for money.
The hair of some cancer patients treated with chemotherapy can grow back in a different color, and sometimes even be curly or straight. This is pretty cool! 😛
v. to convert ordinary language into code.
By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back, you cannot sink into quicksand. Useful tip! 😉
adj. showing things as they will be in the future.
The names of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.
North America and South America don’t technically end with the same letter they start with, but America does. 🙂
n. a talisman or magical object, typically disk-shaped and inscribed with a pentagram or other figure, and used as a symbol of the element of earth.