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4966 Despite what we think, a polar bear's fur is not white. Each hair is clear hollow tube. Polar bears look white because each hollow hair reflects the light. Other 05/28/13
4967 In 1925, a sequoia over 300 feet high, located in California's King Canyon National Park, was named the nation's Christmas tree. History > United States 06/10/13
4968 A(n) apple is made of 25% air Entertainment > Food and Drink 06/20/13
4969 Luna Lovegood's mother died when Luna was nine years old. Literature > Harry Potter 06/21/13
4970 The constellation Gemini is made of two stars named for the twin sons of Zeus in Greek mythology, Castor and Pollux. Literature > Mythology 06/23/13
4971 An egg white is called the albumen. Nature > Animals 06/25/13
4972 Abba won the Eurovision Song Contest with Waterloo in 1974. Music > Pop 08/06/13
4973 Fred and George Weasleys' birthdays are on April 1. Literature > Harry Potter 08/10/13
4974 The atomic number of a gold atom is 79. Science > Chemistry 09/03/13
4975 Ketchup was sold in the 1830's as a medicine. Other 09/03/13
4976 Many hamsters blink one eye at a time. Nature > Animals 09/20/13
4977 The latin root "mono" means one or alone. Literature 09/23/13
4978 Footballs were originally made of inflated pig bladders. Sports > Football 10/04/13
4979 Jediism is a religion based on Star Wars. Religion 10/22/13
4980 In Norse mythology, Freyr is the god of fertility. Literature > Mythology 10/28/13


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