Can You Say Pablo Picasso’s Name?

Many of the Dill kids have been learning about Pablo Picasso. They took on the OMG challenge of trying to say Pablo Picasso’s full birth name. Did you know Pablo Picasso’s full name is Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso. Can…

Really? A Hippo’s Milk is Pink!

Did you know that a hippo’s milk is a rose-colored pink? This is because a hippo secretes or releases two types of acids known as hipposudoric acid and norhipposudoric acid. These two acids tend to help keep hippos healthy.  They are a natural form of sunscreen and moisturizer for their sensitive skin and they protect…

Fun fact: Satellites and GPS

Fun fact: Satellites and GPS When you use your smartphone to help you find a place, a satellite helps you get there. The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a group of satellites that orbit earth and send out information about where they are. Each satellite travels in a certain path, like a bus route. The…

Fun Facts about Dr. Seuss 

His real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel, but we know him as Doctor Seuss. He wrote and illustrated over 60 books for children. The Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham are a couple of the most well-known. Dr. Seuss never had children of his own, but he sure liked to bring joy…

Longest Snake in the World!

  The longest snake ever recorded in captivity is a reticulated python named Medusa. She was measured at be 25 feet and two inches long – longer than a car! This snake was ten years old when she was measured in 2011. There might be snakes in the wild that are even longer. The biggest…

Say What!! Ants do not sleep?

You really do not think about this next OMG until someone points  it out, but did you know, that ants do not sleep! Here is an extended OMG, there are billions of ants in the world and for everyone human being there are 1 million ants. OMG, How can that be?

Berries! Berries!

Wow, I always thought different. Did you know that bananas are a berry? OMG, how can that be, a berry? Did you also know that strawberries are not a berry? When we learned this great science fact, we were baffled! Oh boy, when you think you know something … knowledge is definitely amazing and power…

Where Does Gum Come From?

  Did you know chewing gum comes from a tree? Well, an important ingredient in gum is called chicle and it comes from a tree. Aztec Indians in Mexico used to chew chicle to clean their teeth. In the late 1800s, a man named Thomas Adams mixed chicle with sugar and flavors and created gum,…