What is the Quadrantids?

  • The first meteor shower of the new year correct

    It is January now which means that we are in the month of the Quadrantids. The Quadrantids is a series of over 50 meteors showering in the sky. It's most apparent day was yesterday, January 4th, in the early morning but could last a bit longer. See? Even the sky likes to participate in New Years fireworks!

  • Grecian demigods of winter
  • An extremely rare flower in El Salvador
  • A virus found in seaweed
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    The idea of Disney's "Frozen" has been around since 1939 when Walt Disney started developing a story about Hans Christian Anderson.
  • This day in 1812

    The United States declares war on Great Britain​. The War of 1812 begins.

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      Cheshire, England
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      Joliet, Illinois
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      66 years old | Rome, Italy
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      76 years old | Liverpool, United Kingdom