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<br> Armored dinosaur found
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<br> A plant-eating dinosaur was found in a subtropical continent resembled today's Mississippi.
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<br> More than seventy-five million years ago, this dinosaur had lived and died on what scientists now call Laramidia, which was a continent that no longer exists.
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<br> The fossils consist of the animal's skull and parts of its skeleton, including its tail club, however the most prominent feature of the dino is the bony knobs dotting its skull that resemble pyramids
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<br>  Paleontologists named the new ankylosaurid species, Akainacephalus johnsoni, which is also known as โ€œJohnsonโ€™s thorny headโ€.
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<br> Now, the animal's species name honors Randy Johnson, the volunteer fossil preparer who spent thousands of hours cleaning up the dinosaur's skull and lower jaw.
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<br>The discovery was amazing.๐Ÿฆ•๐Ÿฆ–
  
  
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            Sugar Cookie Day is a holiday that honors the creation of Sugar Cookies by eating Sugar Cookies. Sugar Cookies are very appetizing with their sweet and buttery taste combined with crumbliness and decorative toppings. You can make Sugar Cookies by using easily accessible ingredients; sugar, flour, butter, eggs, vanilla and either baking powder or baking soda. Sugar Cookies are believed to have originated from 1700โ€ฒs in Nazareth Pennsylvania, where Germans settlers created Nazareth Cookie known as today as Sugar Cookies.
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<br> Spice enduring mammal
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            National Pina Colada Day is a holiday where people get to drink the well know drink, Pina Colada. A Pina Colada is a drink that includes cream of coconut, pineapple juice, rum, and is usually served blended or shaken with ice. There are different claims o The truth is that pineapple and rum have been together from the beginning of the distillation of rum. Howeverpineapple and rum have been together from the beginning of rum. The first written reference to a Pina Colada was in 1922 but didn't have coconut During National Pina Colada Day you don't need to be on a luxurious vacation. All you need is a refreshing Pina Colada to enjoy.
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<br> Scientists has discovered that humans are not the only mammals who can eat spicy food; Chinese tree      screws were found to be able to eat chili peppers.๐ŸŒถ
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<br> Researchers found  a mutation in the speciesโ€™ ion channel receptor, TRPV1, that makes it less sensitive to capsaicin.
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<br> That acts as a pain receptor on the tongues and throats of mammals, alerting the brain when it comes in contact with harmful heat.
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              National Blue Berry Muffin Day is a holiday where you get to eat delicious blueberry muffins. When you eat a blueberry muffin, the blueberries in the muffin taste astonishing. However, did you know blueberries weren't accessible until 1900! Wild blueberries were never successfully transplanted and raised in farms. You weren't able to enjoy fresh blueberries unless you found them in the wild. Blueberries also benefit the human body. Blueberries offer an abundant amount of potassium, vitamin C, and B6. Blueberries are popular nowadays, they are in various types of foods!
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<br> Scientists say that the mutation is a evolutionary adaptation to expand the range of the tree screws diet.
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<br> With their mutations, tree shrews donโ€™t feel as much pain from spicy food.
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<br> If you like spicy food then, you have something in common with the Chinese tree screw!
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              National Different Colored Eyes Day is a holiday where people with different color eyes celebrate. The condition of having two different colored eyes is called Heterochromia. This condition has three different variants. -Complete heterochromia โ€“ one iris is a different color from the other.-Partial heterochromia or sectoral heterochromia โ€“ part of one iris is a different color from the rest of the iris. -Central heterochromia โ€“ an inner ring is a different color than the rest of the iris. heterochromia can be caused by a disease, a syndrome, or an injury. Melanin is a substance that determines your eye color. The colored eye may be hyperpigmented or hypopigmented. The surplus of melanin shows hyperplasia of the iris tissues, whereas a lack of melanin shows hypoplasia. heterochromia can be caused by a disease, a syndrome, or an injury. Even celebrities such as David Bowie, Christopher Walken, Dan Aykroyd, Jane Seymour and Mila Kunis have different colors.
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            On July 17, people celebrate the holiday Emoji Day for its symbolic icons. Before emojis, there were emoticons. Emotions mean emotions and images. You can find  Emotions inside the text. Emojis, pictured word, was developed in 1990 by Shigetaka Kurita. While working for NTT Docomo, a Japanese telecom company, Kurita design these pictured words on their pagers to make them more appealing to teens. Every year a new emojis come out. Websites such as emojipedia.org keep track of all the emoji updates across all platforms and operating systems. There are over 1800 emojis in the world today, many of them aren't even emotions. Emojis can also be food, transportation, an assortment of wild and domesticated animals to social platforms, weather.
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In the sky's of Halloween night there is said to have ghostly figures shown around the constellation Cepheus. Many star constellations are known back as far as the Aztec civilizations. They believed it as legends associated with the moon. What is said to be creepier is that the monster seems to be winking at the star gazers. Even with these theories, keen eyed trick-o-treaters often search for a ghoul.๐ŸŽƒ
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Kissing Kits
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On the field of Prince Edward Island located in Canada, there were red fox kits playing with each other. ๐ŸพOn average there could be up to six fox kits in one litter. They could stay with their parents for up to seven months. The young offspring can be called kits,cubs,whelps,or pups. The red foxes are known to be intelligent and sly. ๐Ÿบ
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Hello, Spring
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Spring is the time of year when Sakura trees, are also called Cherry Blossom trees. Their flowers bloom the most beautiful soft pink color. Many birds come to visit the trees inspecting the offerings given to them by the radiant blossoms. The cherry blossoms are also the national flower of Japan. From this, the Spring time of year is "Japan's busiest tourist season."๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต๐ŸŒธ
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Earth-sided planet
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11 light years away, there is a dim red star called Ross 128b. These dwarf planets are everywhere however what makes it special is the fact that it has seven
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Earth sized planets in it orbital embrace. Actually, the closest Earth sized planet in Ross 128b's orbital embrace is Proxima b. This is a great discovery even though all the Earth like planets are nothing like Earth. People still want to find out if Earth has a twin. ๐ŸŒ ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿ‘ฉ
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A shark with a snake head was captured,pulled from the ocean near Portugal. This shark has more than 300 teeth and was around 5 feet in length. From more than 2000 feet below the surface of the sea, it was hauled by a trawler. These Frilled sharks have been around for more than 80 million years but we still don't have enough information on them. This long, slim "living fossil" also poses a large threat to squid๐Ÿ™ and other fish they are thought to prey on because like their modern cousins(Hammerhead , Great white ect.)they have neddle shaped teeth and the jaws to catch large prey. ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
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Whale spa day
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While studying the Bowhead whales, Sarah Fortune discovered that like humans, Bowhead whales in the Canadian Article pamper them selves. To get rid of loose and dead skin, Bowhead whales rub themselves against giant boulders. Beluga whales and Ocras (killer whales) were known to do this but this was the first known for Bowhead whales. The whales regularly molt, shedding the top layer of dead skin. These whale especially use rocks on Cumberland sound to exfoliate their skin. ๐Ÿณ ๐Ÿ‹ ๐ŸŒŠ
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Revision as of 01:03, 22 July 2018


Armored dinosaur found
A plant-eating dinosaur was found in a subtropical continent resembled today's Mississippi.
More than seventy-five million years ago, this dinosaur had lived and died on what scientists now call Laramidia, which was a continent that no longer exists.
The fossils consist of the animal's skull and parts of its skeleton, including its tail club, however the most prominent feature of the dino is the bony knobs dotting its skull that resemble pyramids
Paleontologists named the new ankylosaurid species, Akainacephalus johnsoni, which is also known as โ€œJohnsonโ€™s thorny headโ€.
Now, the animal's species name honors Randy Johnson, the volunteer fossil preparer who spent thousands of hours cleaning up the dinosaur's skull and lower jaw.
The discovery was amazing.๐Ÿฆ•๐Ÿฆ–







Spice enduring mammal
Scientists has discovered that humans are not the only mammals who can eat spicy food; Chinese tree screws were found to be able to eat chili peppers.๐ŸŒถ
Researchers found a mutation in the speciesโ€™ ion channel receptor, TRPV1, that makes it less sensitive to capsaicin.
That acts as a pain receptor on the tongues and throats of mammals, alerting the brain when it comes in contact with harmful heat.
Scientists say that the mutation is a evolutionary adaptation to expand the range of the tree screws diet.
With their mutations, tree shrews donโ€™t feel as much pain from spicy food.
If you like spicy food then, you have something in common with the Chinese tree screw!






Halloween sky

In the sky's of Halloween night there is said to have ghostly figures shown around the constellation Cepheus. Many star constellations are known back as far as the Aztec civilizations. They believed it as legends associated with the moon. What is said to be creepier is that the monster seems to be winking at the star gazers. Even with these theories, keen eyed trick-o-treaters often search for a ghoul.๐ŸŽƒ






Kissing Kits

On the field of Prince Edward Island located in Canada, there were red fox kits playing with each other. ๐ŸพOn average there could be up to six fox kits in one litter. They could stay with their parents for up to seven months. The young offspring can be called kits,cubs,whelps,or pups. The red foxes are known to be intelligent and sly. ๐Ÿบ






Hello, Spring

Spring is the time of year when Sakura trees, are also called Cherry Blossom trees. Their flowers bloom the most beautiful soft pink color. Many birds come to visit the trees inspecting the offerings given to them by the radiant blossoms. The cherry blossoms are also the national flower of Japan. From this, the Spring time of year is "Japan's busiest tourist season."๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต๐ŸŒธ






Earth-sided planet

11 light years away, there is a dim red star called Ross 128b. These dwarf planets are everywhere however what makes it special is the fact that it has seven Earth sized planets in it orbital embrace. Actually, the closest Earth sized planet in Ross 128b's orbital embrace is Proxima b. This is a great discovery even though all the Earth like planets are nothing like Earth. People still want to find out if Earth has a twin. ๐ŸŒ ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿ‘ฉ






' Prehistoric ' shark captured

A shark with a snake head was captured,pulled from the ocean near Portugal. This shark has more than 300 teeth and was around 5 feet in length. From more than 2000 feet below the surface of the sea, it was hauled by a trawler. These Frilled sharks have been around for more than 80 million years but we still don't have enough information on them. This long, slim "living fossil" also poses a large threat to squid๐Ÿ™ and other fish they are thought to prey on because like their modern cousins(Hammerhead , Great white ect.)they have neddle shaped teeth and the jaws to catch large prey. ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น






Whale spa day

While studying the Bowhead whales, Sarah Fortune discovered that like humans, Bowhead whales in the Canadian Article pamper them selves. To get rid of loose and dead skin, Bowhead whales rub themselves against giant boulders. Beluga whales and Ocras (killer whales) were known to do this but this was the first known for Bowhead whales. The whales regularly molt, shedding the top layer of dead skin. These whale especially use rocks on Cumberland sound to exfoliate their skin. ๐Ÿณ ๐Ÿ‹ ๐ŸŒŠ






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