Facts About Elephants

Facts About Elephants!

Facts About Elephants!   Elephants are the largest land mammals on earth.  Elephants are also the third smartest animal in the world, following only humans and chimpanzees. They have a long trunk which they use to drink water, eat food and to smell. Elephants have very good hearing and can hear the sound of an approaching animal from miles away. They live in herds and have a strict hierarchy based…

Medieval Facts

Medieval Facts

Facts About the Medieval Times!   The Medieval Times were a period of time from the 5th century to the 15th century. The Medieval Times are also referred to as the Middle Ages or Dark Ages. This era was characterized by feudalism, manorialism, and vassalage; however, this is not what it’s all about. This era also had a lot of interesting events that you might find interesting, such as knights…

Periodic Table Facts

Periodic Table Facts

Facts About the Periodic Table of Elements.   The periodic table is the most recognized image in chemistry and it is a group of 118 different elements. The elements on the periodic table are organized by their atomic number, so that all the atoms of each element have an order relative to one another. There are three different types of symbols used on a periodic table: some elements use their…

Facts about Wolves

Facts About Wolves

Facts About Wolves.   As far as size goes, wolves are the largest member of the dog family.  Wolves are mammals that belong to the family of dogs known as “canids,” which also includes coyotes, jackals, foxes, dingoes, and domestic dogs.  Wolves are top predators in their habitat, and they have many ways to protect themselves from threats. Wolves hunt in packs, chasing and attacking old, sick or debilitated animals.    …

Stink Bugs Facts

Stink Bug Facts!

Stink Bugs Facts! Let’s answer some questions like, “Why are they in my house? Do they really stink? Do they bite? How do I get rid of them? Is it just me, or does there seem to be a lot more of them lately?”   You might have wondered about these insects too. FactFrenzy.com presents these interesting stink bug facts to help answer the questions you may have had about…

Interesting Facts About DNA

Interesting Facts About DNA

Interesting Facts About DNA.   Everything that has ever lived on our planet contains a microscopic set of instructions on how it is constructed and self-replicated – DNA. Many things about us, including whether we are short or tall, the color of our hair, skin, eyes —- even an aptitude to be really good at playing the tuba — come from genetic traits that are passed along to us through…

Foxes Facts

Foxes Facts

Foxes Facts.   People have always been fascinated by foxes. Besides playing an important role in the ecosystem, foxes have even been an iconic symbol of folklore, fables, and world religions. Here are some Foxes Facts about one of nature’s most mysterious, cunning, and elusive creatures.

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Fun Facts About Dinosaurs

Fun Facts About Dinosaurs! Updated 3/17/2021 The largest known dinosaur to have ever existed was the Argentinosaurus. It gets its name because it was discovered in Argentina. It lived 90 million years ago. It was 30 meters long and weighed as much as a dozen elephants. Planet earth had dinosaurs for 180 million years. The lifespan of dinosaurs varied by species. Some only lived for a few years, while others…

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What is the Freezing Point of Water?

What is the Freezing Point of Water? Updated 03/05/2021 Even though this can sound like a simple question, the answer can be a little bit confusing. Don’t worry, we’re here to help! Two different things have been known to happen at 32 °F (thirty-two degrees Fahrenheit), or 0 °C (zero degrees Celsius). This is the temperature where water ice will begin to melt. This is known as the “melting point”…

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Facts About Storms

Tornadoes are powerful enough to knock down houses. They can even lift trains off the ground. During a single 20-minute thunderstorm, 125 million gallons of water can fall to the earth as rain. The temperature of a lightning bolt is 50,000°F — about five times as hot as the sun’s surface. The very center of a hurricane is called the “eye.” In the eye of a hurricane, the winds are calm…

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Facts About Photosynthesis

Facts About Photosynthesis.   Photosynthesis is the process in which plants make their own food. They only use three ingredients — water, sunlight, and carbon dioxide. In the food chain, humans and animals are called “consumers” because our food comes from plants or other animals. But plants and algae are called “producers,” because they make their own food through photosynthesis. Plants use photosynthesis to make a type of sugar called…

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What Does it Mean to “Hold the Fort?”

What Does it Mean to “Hold the Fort?” Have you ever heard the phrase, “hold the fort” and wonder where did the phrase come from? The phrase “hold the fort” is an idiom (an expression that has more than one meaning). Here is an example of how “hold the fort” is used: “Our supervisor was going to be late, so he called me to ask me to hold the fort…