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Monday, January 9, 2017

Greetings Infomaniacs,

We have had some very cold weather here in the Chicagoland area, and it always amazes me how all the different life, from the squirrels to the birds, survive months of below freezing temperatures. The miracle of life truly is amazing.

All I know for sure is on a ten degree night I am truly glad I have a furnace.

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished."

HINT: Was a philosopher and poet of ancient China, best known as the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching and the founder of philosophical Taoism.

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A large parrot's beak can exert 500 pounds of pressure per square inch, enabling the bird to feast on such delicacies as Brazil nuts with a simple crunch.

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Wasps can make paper by mixing wood pulp with saliva to form a paste, which dries stiff.




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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished."

ANSWER: Lao Tzu.

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