Thousands of years ago, sloths were much bigger. Ancient sloths could grow to be as large as an elephant. They roamed North America and became extinct around 10,000 years ago. http://animals.sandiegozoo.org/animals/two-toed-sloth AdvertisementsRead more "Fun fact 1/31/2017"
Basenjis, a dog breed out of Africa, do not bark! Originally used to hunt lions, the Basenji uses both sight and sound to hunt for its prey. http://www.animalplanet.com/tv-shows/dogs-101/videos/basenji/?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=AnimalPlanet&sf31053925=1Read more "Fun fact 1/29/2017"
Marietta, Ohio was the first settlement founded by the Ohio Company of Associates in the Northwest Territory in 1788. The company’s investors renamed the community after Queen Marie Antoinette of France, in honor of France’s contributions to the U.S. victory in the American Revolution. http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/w/Marietta,_OhioRead more "Fun fact 1/27/2017"
In the 19th century, “steam” was a nickname for beer brewed on the West Coast of America. While the origin of the name remains shrouded in mystery, it likely relates to the original practice of fermenting the beer on San Francisco’s rooftops in a cool climate. In lieu of ice, the foggy night air naturally […]Read more "Fun fact 1/26/2017"
NFL trademarked the term “Super Bowl”; advertisers must call it the “Big Game”. They’ve come up with other creative ways to refer to it as well, including “Superb Owl”. http://time.com/3674416/super-bowl-nfl-copyright-ads/Read more "Fun fact 1/25/2017"
Blue spots on your dog’s tongue? Any breed can have a tongue with dark pigment that ranges from blue to black in color, however there are some breeds that are more prone to it (Chow Chow). The blue/black on a dog’s tongue are areas containing extra pigment. It is like a freckle or a birthmark […]Read more "Fun fact 1/23/2017"
The song Fame (David Bowie) was co-written by John Lennon! He provided the high vocals of “fame” being shouted in the background. https://www.google.com/amp/kearth101.cbslocal.com/2013/09/20/five-little-known-facts-about-david-bowies-fame/amp/?client=safariRead more "Fun fact 1/22/2017"