Don’t Pop It!

Last week, students at an Ohio high school had a lesson in Bubble-ology, with Gary Pearlman, also known as Dr. U R Awesome. He’s a bubble expert who holds 6 bubble-related world records. Math and physics students were attempting to break the world record for the largest indoor bubble, which was 65 cubic feet.

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Baboon Pool Party

A couple in Ehlanzeni South Africa, noticed someone had been using their pool while they were at work. Thinking it was neighbors using the pool without their permission, they installed security cameras. When they watched the video, they saw a group of baboons having a pool party! Last one in is a rotten egg!

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Teen Finds Huge Jawbone

A teenager in Iowa was looking for arrowheads, but found a 34,000 year-old fossil instead. It was the jawbone of a mastodon, complete with teeth! Mastodons were like hairy elephants. The 30-inch jawbone, which belonged to a juvenile who stood about 7 feet tall, was donated to the University of Iowa Paleontology Repository.

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The Dogs and the Bees

Where would we be without bees? We’d have no honey, flowers, fruits or vegetables. Farmers depend on bees to pollinate crops, so on World Bee Day, let’s say thanks! It’s also Rescue Dog Day. In the U.S. alone, over 3,000,000 dogs are waiting to be adopted in shelters. You can rescue a new best friend!

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Back to Square One

Homeowners in London heard meowing coming from their walls. They were having some work done on their house, and a litter of kittens had fallen into an opening! The fire brigade had to tear down the wall to rescue the newborn kittens, who were given the names MacAvity, Rumtum, Wally, Grizabella and Jemima.

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‘Stache Judging

If you want to see some elaborate facial hair, Antwerp Belgium is the place to be. The 2019 World Beard and Mustache championship is taking place this weekend. You can enter the mustache, partial beard, or full beard¬† category. There’s even a Ladies’ competition! It should be a hair-raising event!

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Girl Bribes Prime Minister

An 11 year-old girl sent a request to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand, along with a 5 dollar bribe. Victoria wants the government to conduct research on the existence of dragons. She also wanted to learn telekinesis, to help train dragons with her mind.  Ardern said the government is not currently studying either field.

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May Ray Play Day

If your name is May or Ray, this day is extra-special for you. As for everyone else, get outside in the sunshine and catch some rays! It’s May Ray Day! It’s also Take Your Parents To The Playground Day! Push them on the swings, and ask them to go down the slide with you!

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