Everything You Need to Know About the World by Simon Eliot by Simon EliotFrom weird science to pop culture, bodily functions to animal behavior, stuff to wonder aloud on a long car trip to what we never even bother to think about, let this hilarious, irreverent kids-eye view of life teach you Everything You Need to Know About the World.
Do you know that tennis was invented by monks? What is the most dangerous crocodile on earth? How do you say fart in Romanian? What does the word pet mean in French? (Hint: it smells like a rotten egg.) How many monarch butterflies fly from Canada to Mexico every year? What really happens to our bodies during puberty? How did the Foo Fighters get their name?
Welcome to the wacky, wonderful world of Simon Eliot
. . . a place where adults and curious kids alike can learn a few facts about things you never thought you knew, or thought you knew but were wrong, or were always afraid to ask.
Everything You Need to Know About Planet Earth
Everything You Need to Know About the World by Simon Eliot
As we continue to evolve, scientists believe that fewer and fewer humans will be born with wisdom teeth In the s, a Belgian village attempted to train a fleet of 37 official mail cats to deliver letters. There may be no sound in space, but it does have a distinct smell: a bouquet of diesel fumes, gunpowder, and barbecue. In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck. When a California farmer realized he was discarding tons of carrots a day because they were too bent to be sold, he gave his harvest a makeover and shaved them down to snackable nubs.
Given the complexity and scope of challenges we face related to science, engineering, and medicine, it can be difficult at times to separate fact from opinion. By providing basic, objective information about issues that affect us as individuals and as a nation, they aim to help people make better decisions, informed by science.
Everything you need to know about the Global Climate Strike in Toronto. Strikes helmed by youth have already been taking place worldwide but the climate strike in Toronto is Friday, September Activist Greta Thunberg , the zero-emissions yacht sailor who has become the face of the strikes, took to the stage last week to speak to more than 1. It's not just young people, though: anyone who cares about the planet and likely suffering from climate anxiety , a rising condition that comes with the impending doom of the earth is welcome to attend in solidarity with the youth. The rally will begin at Queen's Park at 11 a. The event will be hosted by Fridays For Future , and backed by a coalition of activists working under S27 Coalition. The coalition has made a list of seven demands , which "reflect the rallying cries of the intersectional movements" they belong to.
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This is a great habit to get into when travelling. Make sure to alert your bank or credit card company of your travel plans, to avoid your card being put on hold while you are overseas. Currency cards are also a good option for those who want to avoid getting stung by bank charges and poor exchange rates. Packing light is essential for anyone committing to even a few weeks of travel. You need to think again and start to consider how heavy your bag is.