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2950. Fact
Indonesia consists only of islands - 13,667 total

2951. Fact
There are more than one million animal species on Earth.

2952. Fact
The smallest island with country status is Pitcairn in Polynesia, at just 1.75 square miles.

2953. Fact
Even a small amount of alcohol placed on a scorpion will make it go crazy and sting itself to death.

2954. Fact
Close to two million people who go to hospitals in the United States for one ailment wind up catching another.

2955. Fact
The first episode of the popular television sitcom Happy Days was titled All The Way.

2956. Fact
In America, the most common mental illness is Anxiety Disorders

2957. Fact
There are only two sequences of four consecutive letters that can be found in the English language: rstu and mnop. Examples of each are understudy and gymnophobia.

2958. Fact
Fried spiders taste like nuts

2959. Fact
The 20th president of the United States, James Garfield, was able to write Greek with one hand and Latin with the other at the same time

2960. Fact
Washing machines use anywhere from 40 to 200 litres of water per load

2961. Fact
The practice of identifying baseball players by number was started by the Yankees in 1929.

2962. Fact
The odds of being born male are about 51.2%, according to census.

2963. Fact
No other animal gives us more by-products than the hog. These by-products include pig suede, buttons, glass, paint brushes, crayons, chalk, and insulation to name a few

2964. Fact
A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue.

2965. Fact
Pele has always hated his nickname, which he says sounds like baby-talk in Portuguese.

2966. Fact
Queen Victoria eased the discomfort of her menstrual cramps by having her doctor supply her with marijuana.

2967. Fact
The greatest mountain range is the Mid-Ocean Ridge, extending 64,374 km from the Arctic Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean

2968. Fact
An area of the Sun's surface the size of a postage stamp shines with the power of 1,500,000 candles.

2969. Fact
41% of the moon is not visible from earth at any time.

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Valentines Day Fashion

New gold leaves

Gold metal chains with mini rhinestone and gold leaves attached to elastic black headband.

Hobbies are activities that we do in our spare time (= free time)

Things people play



Note: People join clubs (= become members of clubs) where they can play cards and chess.

Things people collect



Outdoor activities



With these hobbies we can use two different verbs, go and do:
We often go camping in the summer, or I do a bit of / a lot of rock climbing in the summer.

Creative hobbies



Note: When we start a hobby for the first time we often use the phrasal verb take up, and when we stop doing the hobby for the final time, we often use the phrasal verb give up.
I took up golf when I was fifteen, but I gave it up last year.
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