Sunflowers radioactive soil
Sunflowers can help clean radioactive soil. Japan is using this to rehabilitate Fukashima. Almost 10,000 packets of sunflower seeds have been sold to the people of the city.
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A single strand of Spaghetti is called a "Spaghetto".
In 1923, explorer Roy Chapman Andrews found the first dinosaur nest
known to science in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia. Before he found the
nest, scientists were unsure about how dinosaurs were born.
The name Brazil comes from the Portuguese word for brazilwood
, a tree that once grew along the Brazilian coast.
To make one pound of honey, honey bees must gather nectar from nearly 2 million flowers.
An asteroid is known as a meteorite only when it crashes on Earth. When
this happens a fireball effect occurs that can be seen. The meteoroid
usually burns up well before it reaches the surface of our planet.
Famous classical music composers Joseph Haydn, Franz Liszt, Johann
Strauss, Franz Schubert, and Wolfgang Mozart were all from Austria.