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Friday, March 9, 2018

Greetings Infomaniacs,

Congratulations to Russ Oliver who won this week's "Mind Scrambler". Here was the scrambler:

Hit me hard and I will crack but you'll never stop me from staring back.

What am I?

ANSWER: A mirror.

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day."

HINT: American critic and commentator for The New Yorker magazine and a member of the Algonquin Round Table.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

Because it gets liquids from the prey it eats, the polar bear rarely has to drink water.

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A polar bear's blubber helps it float in water and also acts as a nutritional reserve, allowing the bear to go months without eating.

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The polar bear is the largest land carnivore and the most carnivorous member of the bear family since its diet heavily relies on seals.

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The polar bear has the richest milk of any bear species; it contains 35 percent fat.

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Ursus maritimus is the scientific name for polar bear. It means sea bear. Commander C.J. Phipps, an office in the British navy and author of A Voyage towards the North Pole used it for the first time in 1774.

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Polar bears' fur consists of a dense, insulating underfur topped by guard hairs of various lengths. It is not actually white - it just looks that way. Each hair shaft is pigment-free and transparent with a hollow core that scatters and reflects visible light.




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Answer will be posted in Friday's Trivia Today. Good Luck! If your name appears in Friday's newsletter, EMAIL MICHELE your complete name and address to be shipped your prize.

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day."

ANSWER: Alexander Woollcott.

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