The world’s largest statue of a mosquito is a roadside attraction in
Komarno, Manitoba, the Mosquito Capital of Canada. Sculpted in 1984, it
is made of steel and has a wingspan of 15 feet.
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worms, grubs and more. People often feed domesticated ducks bread.
Beeswax comes from abdomen glands of a worker bee, they use the wax to form the walls and caps of the comb.
Donkeys hate rain. Their coat is not waterproof and staying out in rain for a long period actually damages their health.
Some asteroids have moons of their own!
The largest Japanese population outside of Japan stands at 1.6 million people who live in Brazil.
The general population believes that anorexia isn’t a real disease. In
turn, people are afraid to ask for help because they feel ashamed or
don’t feel as though they’ll be taken seriously.
On the day he was shot, Lincoln told his bodyguard that he had dreamt he would be assassinated.
The Hayabusa was a Japanese spacecraft that landed on the near-Earth
asteroid Itokawa in 2005 and attempted to collect samples. In 2010,
Hayabusa was a success at getting back to earth with a small sample of
asteroid dust that is being studied by scientists.
There have been many ideas suggested as ways to avoid the unlikely but
potentially devastating impact of an asteroid collision with Earth,
these include using nuclear explosions to break the asteroid into
smaller pieces or other weapons to deflect it off course.