Did you know...     Kangaroos can’t walk backwards!       Australia is the only continent in the world that doesn’t have a volcano!      Rabbits and Parrots can see what is behind them without turning their head!      Venus is the only planet in the Solar System that rotates clockwise; all others rotate anti-clockwise!      Honey is the only food that doesn’t get spoilt!       Hands and feet have half the bones in the human body!      Apples float in water! That’s because they are made up of 25% air!       Human eyes can see over 10 million colours!       The deepest point in the ocean is the Mariana Trench which is 11km or 6.9 miles deep!      Robert Peary was the first person to reach North Pole in the year 1909!      During the summer months in the Arctic, the sun doesn’t set at all!      The human heart beats 72 times a minute and women’s heart beats faster than men’s!       85% of the world’s plant life is found in the ocean!

Category: The Big Story

A Cocoa farm in Ghana

We are running out of Chocolates !

It’s Easter time and it makes me think of chocolate covered Easter Eggs. But did you know that the world is running out of chocolates? That in a few years time there may be...

april fools day

April Fools Day Around the World

Here’s a little background on the day that has us all looking forward to it all year.  And a look at some of the biggest pranks on people over the years and not necessarily...

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Women Scientists

This International Women’s Day, on March 8, let’s look at the lives of 5 lady scientists who worked hard to make our lives better. It was not always easy for women to work in...