Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Did You Know That...

During the Second World War, the army relied on K rations for their emergency nutritional field rations. The K stood for the man who invented the portable meals - biologist Ancel Keys.

An underground honey mushroom that spreads across 2,200 acres in Malheur National Forest in Eastern Oregon (USA) is the world's largest fungus. It crosses three county lines and is estimated to be about 2,400 years old.

Here's an interesting word: fogdog. It's the shaft of light that shines through a break in the fog.

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