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Thursday: February 4, 2010

Fifty brain facts that you may not have previously known about.Fifty brain facts that you may not have previously known about.

One study looked at students in New York and showed that those who ate lunches that did not include artificial flavors, preservatives, and dyes did 14% better on IQ tests than the students who ate lunches with these additives.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:00 AM | Tags (9) | brain | facts | educatotion | additives | food | nutrition | bilingual | development | learning |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 61 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 7, 2009

Some recycling facts that may actually surprise you.Some recycling facts that may actually surprise you.

Recyclable glass almost always refers to 'container' glass -- that is, bottles and jars. Other types, like windshields and Pyrex, have different melting points and are not accepted by most recyclers.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 8:05 AM | Tags (7) | recycling | facts | surprise | cnn | trash | waste | environment |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 38 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 23, 2009

Some facts about the first day of Fall that you may not have previously known about.Some facts about the first day of Fall that you may not have previously known about.

Yes folks, the full length of the day is actually equal to the full length of the night on this particular day. Unfortunately, you'll probably never see it (at least according to the article anyway).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 4:59 PM | Tags (5) | equinox | facts | fall | natgeo | science |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 33 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 11, 2009

Some interesting factoids regarding what would happen if you printed the entire Internet.Some interesting factoids regarding what would happen if you printed the entire Internet.

Yes, you'd be killing quite a few trees in the process.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:43 AM | Tags (5) | facts | internet | interwebs | print | interesting |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 27, 2009

Seven surprising facts about sleep you may not have previously known about.Seven surprising facts about sleep you may not have previously known about.

Good to know.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 7:51 AM | Tags (2) | sleep | facts |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 74 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 15, 2009

101 facts about The Muppets of Sesame Street you may not have previously known about.101 facts about The Muppets of Sesame Street you may not have previously known about.

A fun way to pass the time during your lunchbreak. A la peanut butter sandwiches!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 1:30 PM | Tags (4) | facts | fun | muppets | sesamestreet |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 72 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

FYI, tomorrow is free Slurpee day at participating 7-Elevens.FYI, tomorrow is free Slurpee day at participating 7-Elevens.

Article also contains some fun Slurpee facts you may not have previously known about.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 4:37 PM | Tags (6) | free | slurpee | 711/ participating | facts | fun | thirsty |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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