The Overtoun bridge in Scotland is famous for dog suicides. Since 1950, over 50 dogs have leaped over the bridge and killed themselves.
TIL A tortoise, Adwaita, lived to 255. To put it into perspective, he was born before the US existed and his death was announced on CNN. (1750-2006)
TIL that Texas is the only state where citizens also pledge allegiance to the state flag
Proud to call Texas home. Where I was born and where I’ll die.
TIL a homeless girl went to Harvard. She attended 12 schools in 12 years; lived out of garbage bags among pimps, prostitutes and drug dealers. She was accepted to more than 20 universities before choosing Harvard.
TIL PETA kills 90% of the animals they save within the first 24 hours.
TIL This saturday in America you can put nonperishable food items into your mailbox to be picked up by your postman. They will be donated to local food pantries!
TIL A Frenchwoman, Jeanne de Clisson, became a pirate in the 1300’s for revenge after her husband was beheaded. Selling her lands to buy 3 ships, they were painted black with red sails. Hunting French ships, when she caught nobles, she personally beheaded them with an axe.
TIL a 6 year old boy was convinced that he lived a previous life. He would sometimes miss his old family so badly to the point of tears. He and his mother, being accompanied by film crew and a child Phycologist, took a plane to the hometown he spoke of and the results were uncanny to say the least.
This is how I feel when I look at pics of Scotland.