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FACT-OF-THE-DAY ARCHIVE
"Our life is what our thoughts make it."
- Marcus Aurelius

APR 2020


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DATE FACT OF THE DAY
4/1/20      A Spartan specialty was a black soup made from salt, vinegar, and blood. No one in the rest of Greece would drink it.
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4/2/20      Most snakes have an elongated right lung, many have a smaller left lung, and a few even have a third lung. They do not have a sense of taste, and most of their organs are organized linearly. Provided by FactRetriever.com
4/3/20      Penguins often slide on their tummies over ice and snow. This is called tobogganing. Researchers believe they do this for fun and as an efficient way to travel. Provided by FactRetriever.com
4/4/20      Coca-Cola has traditionally been considered a wonder cure for almost everything, including hiccups, colic, low libido, and jellyfish-sting pain. Provided by FactRetriever.com
4/5/20      The largest firework show in the United States is the Macy’s “Lights Up the Night” show in New York over the Hudson River on July 4th. The show includes over 40,000 shells, and more than 3 million people watch the spectacle. Provided by FactRetriever.com
4/6/20      Yellowstone National Park is also a designated World Heritage Site and designated Biosphere Reserve. Provided by FactRetriever.com
4/7/20      Officials other than presidents can be impeached. Examples include 15 federal judges, a senator (William Blount in 1779), and a cabinet secretary (William Belknap in 1876). Provided by FactRetriever.com
4/8/20      The goliath frog is the largest frog in the world, and is only found in Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea. The frog weighs about the same as a domestic house cat, and reaches up to a foot long. Provided by FactRetriever.com
4/9/20      A group of tigers is called a streak or an ambush. Provided by FactRetriever.com


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