The Thomas Health Hospital in New York is treated to an adorable annual parade. Every year, a duck builds her nest in one of the enclosed courtyards. When the ducklings hatch, and she’s ready to move them to the park, she taps on the glass, so employees can escort her family through the hospital!
The 2019 Sweets and Snacks Expo in Chicago, introduced some new items to the world. There was a candy bar made with love, not sugar. There were smaller pack sizes, to keep snack portions healthier. But there were also new Gummy Bear and Sour Punch flavors. The Expo had over 2000 new products!
Chad Morris and his family were on vacation in Tennessee, when someone tried to steal their car. It was a whole family of bears! 3 bear cubs climbed in the open windows, and ransacked the car. They must have realized they couldn’t drive, because they climbed back out to mama bear, who stood watching nearby.
What would be a fun thing to do today? Travel to a new place? Have a scavenger hunt? Fill a cooler with food for a picnic? I think you should do it all, because it’s Road Trip Day, Scavenger Hunt Day, and Cooler Day! Your first thing to search for, can be cold drinks!
It’s Friday, but it’s also Don’t Fry Day. Make sure you use sunblock when you’re going to be spending time in the sun, so you don’t fry! It’s also Tiara Day, so become royalty for the day, and wear your fanciest tiara or crown. Plus, it’s Brother’s Day. Stop fighting, and hug your brother!
You never know what will turn up in a storm drain. In Colorado, 10 ducklings were rescued from a drain by a fire crew. In Texas, officials found a 40 inch flat screen TV clogging a drain! They’re not sure if it was dumped, or swept in during a hurricane. Maybe the rats were watching movies!
If you want to raid the fridge for a midnight snack in Hannah Carver’s house, you might have to fight a badger for it! The British woman set up a security camera, to find out who was trashing her kitchen every night. The bold badger was entering through a cat flap, and helping himself!
Have you ever wanted to be a Duke or Duchess? The nation of Sealand will sell you a title for $734.99, and you don’t have to move! Sealand isn’t much more than a platform in the North Sea, about 8 miles off the coast of Great Britain, but it’s an independent nation with it’s own currency!
Emma and Ugo Angeletti are teenage sisters who created the back2earth organization in Florida. They have collected over 15,000 pounds of food waste in the last year, and turned it into compost to use in local gardens! They won a grant for $50,000 through the General Mills, Feeding Better Futures program, to expand their awesome work.
Find a penny, pick it up, and all the day you’ll have good luck! It’s Lucky Penny Day! It’s also Turtle Day. While you’re keeping an eye out for pennies, maybe you’ll spot a turtle. Remember, if you help a turtle cross a road, take him in the direction he was headed!