Monthly Archive:: February 2011
Honey Bee Facts: When a honey bee stings you, the stinger gets stuck in your skin. When the bee flies away, its stinger is ripped out of its body and it dies within minutes. Did you know this already? Read on for more Honey bee facts! 1. The honey bee has been around for millions
Well here goes one for Cheers! Why do people say ‘Cheers!’ before drinking? One point of view is that in order to enjoy an experience wholly one would use all senses. When enjoying a drink or two one can see it, feel it, taste it and smell it but can’t hear it. By clinking the
Facts: In the 15th century a type of vodka was used for making gunpowder in Sweeden. Vodka is fermented from grain, and is normally colorless. In Russia, the home of vodka, the first uses for the drink was for medical purposes. In Poland it Vodka was sometimes scented and used as aftershaves. The exact origin
Here are some interesting facts and a little history about what has become perhaps the most recognized, most photographed, and certainly the best reported on building on the planet. George Washington ordered the construction of the White House, though he never lived in it. During the War of 1812, the house was scorched when set
Michael Jackson was one of the world’s most high profile celebrities and yet he endeavored to live his private life in near secrecy. Here are 100 facts about King of Pop. 1. Michael Jackson’s favourite animated character was Pinocchio 2. When he was a child his favourite books included Rip Van Winkle and The Old
Some Soccer Trivia The first live coverage of a soccer match shown on television, was in the year 1937. It was a practice match of Arsenal and was played at Highbury stadium During a match played in Paraguay between Sportivo Ameliano and General Caballero, a total of 20 red cards were shown. Norman Whiteside was
…The proper name for a group of goats is a trip. …Baby goats are kids. …males are called bucks. …females are called does. …A domestic male is sometimes called a billy; a female, a nanny. …Goats are great swimmers. …If bottled raised, goats will become bonded to their caregivers. …Goats were domesticated around 7000 B.C.