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Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) Sep 18
Humpback whales are creative hunters. One of their most innovative 🧠 hunting strategies is bubble-netting. It involves encircling a school of small fish with a wall of bubbles and lunging with their mouths agape to snag their fishy prize 🐟 It’s truly fascinating!
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Windows Aesthetics Sep 25
: Windows XP's drip user account picture is one of many drip photos taken by Don Farrall for PhotoDisc around the late 90s. Below is a high res version of the original, along with 3 of these variants.
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Katie McGrath Book Club Sep 18
Katie narrated an audio book. That’s it, that’s the tweet. Enjoy. 😄📚⭐️
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NASCAR Pole Position Sep 18
: became the first driver to sweep 🧹 the weekend in 2004. 🏆🏆
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The Great Library Sep 18
The beautiful ceiling of the American Room is made up of staff (plaster-based composite), oak, and stained glass. The contractor for the ceiling, William J. Hynes, was the son and nephew of the contractors for the ceiling in the Main Reading Room 35 years earlier.
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Sep 25
: In the RS-25, coolant travels through the main combustion chamber in two milliseconds, increasing its temperature by 400-degrees Fahrenheit.
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Elmwood Park Zoo Sep 25
DYK: Sally, our Moluccan/Salmon-crested cockatoo is currently the oldest animal residing at Elmwood Park Zoo at 46 years of age! 📸: Educator Elisa
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Canada Sep 18
DYK Sudbury, Ontario, is home to a monstrous coin that is an exact replica of a 1951 Canadian nickel? At a whopping 9 metres in height, it makes ‘cents’ that the is one of the largest coins in the world! 😉 📷walkaboottravel/IG
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Tipsy Pod Sep 18
Head over to our Instagram for today's ! Today's Fact is about The Shining! The GIF is related to the fact! Think you know what it is? Let us know in the comments! As always, follow for more Fun Facts and behind the scenes pics! 😊🍷 📸
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Canada Sep 25
DYK covers 1/5 of 🇨🇦’s total land mass, making it the largest of our provinces and territories? It’s so big that if it were a country, it would be the 15th largest country in the world! 😮 📍 Auyuittuq National Park 📷 bronwynhodgins via jasoncookclimbs/IG
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JJ Watt Foundation Sep 25
The Watt brothers will make their mark in NFL history this Sunday!
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Katie McGrath Book Club Sep 25
World Without End is our longest book with over 1000 pages! Preceded by The Pillars of the Earth, in 2012 World Without End was made into a miniseries😄📚⭐️ PS I apologize for not being as active this month. World is my fav book but life &covid symptoms got to me
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Minorities in Shark Sciences (MISS) Sep 25
It’s ! So let’s play two truths and a lie with our friend the baking shark! Answer the poll below to guess the lie…
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CenterForGreatApes Sep 25
are our closest relatives sharing about 98% of the same genes. Chimpanzees have thick bodies, short legs & arms 1.5 times the length of their height. Most of their body is covered with black hair with the exception of their nose, hands, and feet.
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D. Eirish-Schofield Sep 18
Teamwork: When you have an SEL idea for , and another teacher says, “Let’s have the kids write them on PostIts and hang them up, and ANOTHER colleague has this up in the hallway within an hour!!!!
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RV Outfitters of Texas Sep 25
Did you know about the undercroft below the Lincoln Memorial? Underneath Abraham Lincoln's feet is a cavernous three-story basement. The area was forgotten about until 1975, leading workers to find stalactites and an ecosystem of rodents and insects in this cave.
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AEDARSA Sep 25
One of the world's longest network of escalators is located in Medellin, Colombia. The escalators span a distance of 1,260 feet in length and provide 12,000 residents a six-minute ride to the city center compared to the previous 35-minute climb on foot.
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Sara Sep 25
I RTed a lovely photo of St Cwyfan’s Church in Anglesey the other day but its causeway is cut off during high tides? This lovely medieval church is known as the “Church in the Sea" (or Eglwys bach y môr in Welsh). It still remains in use 😊
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BVL.Express Sep 25
DHL isn't just a random collection of letters. It stands for Dalsey, Hillbloom and Lynn, the surnames of the three german founders of the logistics firm. Bet you didn't know that. 😁
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U.S. Naval Institute Sep 25
- In Operation Pinwheel, the U.S. and Royal Navy would use the thrust of aircraft secured to the deck to help carriers make tight turns and move sideways. As shown in "The Bridges at Toko-Ri", CAGs did not like the strain put on planes being used as "airtugs".
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