So, what new did you learned this week? If you haven’t learned anything interesting in the last couple of days, scroll down to know some fascinating things that will blow your mind.
Mr. Rogers Befriended His Limo Driver And Insisted He Join Them Instead Of Waiting Outside For Two Hours
It Pays To Read The Fine Print. Literally.
“In honor of her quick claiming of the prize, Squaremouth donated an additional $5,000 to each of the two high schools where Andrews works to improve their media centers, and $10,000 to children’s literacy charity Reading is Fundamental.”
– Christopher Spata, Tampa Bay Times
Williamina Fleming Was A Scottish House Maid Hired Out Of Frustration For Incompetent Staff Who Went On To Discover Thousands Of Stars, The White Dwarfs, And The Horsehead Nebula
Professor Edward Charles Pickering hired Williamina, his maid to work for the observatory in 1879.
Donald Hopkins, Who Eradicated Smallpox, Is On The Way To Ending Another Disease
“Hopkins has been fighting the parasite for 37 years. Health officials believe that, with vigilance, the disease will soon be eradicated globally.”
– Barry Yeoman, Atlanta magazine