According to the Scientific American “In the dark heart of the Perseus galaxy cluster, 300 million light-years from Earth, a supermassive black hole has been singing the same note for 2.5 billion years. Its tone registers 57 octaves below middle C and, according to scientists at NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Center, is a resounding B-flat.”
I imagine it is singing “La la la la, I will destroy everything, fa la la la la!” Or Journey. Maybe it is singing Journey.
There’s probably a lot of really awesome things about being a butterfly. For example, as a caterpillar you pretty much just eat and eat and eat and instead of getting fat, you turn into a wonderous fairy creature.
However, I am not on board with the tasting with your feet idea. As someone who frequently pounds the NYC pavement, I’m incredibly grateful my feet do not taste the melange of grime, human urine and garbage that acts as the foundation for our beautiful metropolis.
Maybe the Statue of Liberty should give the carbs to the huddled masses and get herself some kale chips.
So when bloodhounds sniff for clues, they are leaving clues of their own behind? Wild stuff.
Ants never sleep. I want you to think about that. When you’re snoozing peacefully in your beddykins, ants are awake, scheming, plotting, building and waiting…to take over the world. Or they’re watching a lot of infomercials.
Today’s Fun Fact:
Did you know that a group of ferrets is called a business?
Knowledge is Power.
In order to keep our minds sharp over the summer, I will be providing the intrepid readers of Marni’s World one illustrated fact a day. That’s right ladies and gentledudes, prepare to get your learning ON!
Got a fun fact? A first rate figure? A fascinating or functional tidbit? Send them my way. As they say…the more you know!
Stripes, Li-BRIE-ty, and the Prosecco of Happiness. Happy 4th of July from Marni’s World!
Marni’s World:The children of the 1980s grew up with the quintessential children’s horror show, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, but the show failed to grow up along with us. In order to remedy this situation, I’ve proposed a series of new episodes in order to create a brand new season of the show aimed at the same demographic, 20 years later.
I hereby call this meeting of the Midnight Society to order! *puts the reclaimed sawdust into the fire*
My friend John got me thinking about Are You Afraid of the Dark? and then I just couldn’t stop thinking about it. But seriously, Netflix, hit me up. Let’s talk numbers.
The castle grounds were gleaming in the sunlight as though freshly painted; the cloudless sky smiled at itself in the smoothly sparkling lake, the satin-green lawns rippled occasionally in a gentle breeze: June had arrived. — ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix