Fun facts

EPISODE 8 (RANDOM FACTS)

Ninety percent of Libya is desert. “Happy Birthday” was the first song ever played on Mars. Mars Rover Curiosity played the song to itself on its first anniversary on the planet. China didn’t win its first Olympic medal until 1984. More than 100 baseballs are used during a typical professional baseball game. 🐝 the way …

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TERROR TALES WITH MB (Poveglia Island, Venice, Italy)

POVEGLIA WAS CONSTRUCTED ON A permanent fortification built by the Venetian government and from 1793-1814 was used as a plague quarantine station, or “lazaretto”—one of many in the Venetian lagoon. The tiny island is said to have hosted over 160,000 infected souls living out their final days and hours there—so many that there are whispers …

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EPISODE 8 (animal facts)

Mice actually do not like cheese! They prefer sweets if given the choice — they like to eat fruit, seeds, and grains! Did you know that gorillas, monkeys, bonobos, and other primates make a new nest to sleep in every night?! A flock of ravens is called a conspiracy. Dark stuff! Baby flamingos are born grey, not pink

EPISODE 7 (animal facts)

Giraffes don’t just have long necks: They have long tongues! Their tongues are between 18 and 20 inches long. Sea otters like to hold each other’s paws when they sleep, so they don’t drift apart while dreaming. How sweet is that?! Mice have pretty funny names: A female mouse is a doe and a male mouse is a buck. …

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EPISODE 7 (random facts)

 Everyone has their own unique smell, except identical twins.  Stomach acid is strong enough to dissolve metal. In Russia, beer was considered a soft drink, not alcohol, until 2011! Glaciers, ice caps, and ice sheets hold nearly 69 percent of the world’s freshwater. Thanks for 🐝ing here!