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7WTFacts (Christmas) 0

7WTFacts (Christmas)

1. The ‘moving star’ that guided the three wise men was probably a comet; Halley’s comet.   Halley’s comet is a comet which is easily visible when it travels past earth, every 75-76 years. There’ve been recordings found of the comet’s apparition since 240 BC. A lot of mythical powers/events have been attributed to the comet, Christ’s coming could have been...

7 WTFacts (Music I) 0

7 WTFacts (Music I)

1. Norah Jones is Ravi Shankar’s daughter. You might’ve heard about Norah Jones, jazz-musician. You might not have heard of Ravi Shankar. Well, Ravi Shankar was an Indian-musician, renowned for introducing George Harrison and the rest of the Beatles to the sound of the sitar. If you hear Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hart Club Band, you’ll noticed the prevalence of the...

7 WTFacts (Animals) 0

7 WTFacts (Animals)

1. It took scientists 300 years to give the Giant Tortoise its scientific (latin) name. Why, do you ask? During the 16th and 17th century, Spanish sailors frequently visited the Galapagos Islands. Because the Giant Tortoise isn’t very fast, they where easy prey. They could live in a ships hull for long periods of time, so it would be easy...