Happy election day! If you want to see what will be on the ballot or need to find your polling place, I’d recommend visiting Vote411.org and BallotReady. (Just think of all the free stuff that become available to you after you vote… even if the legality of that free stuff is in dispute.) Without further ado: ♥ Only about 40% of…

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4-1/2yo Elle (approximately 10 hands) and a foal (or is this a pony?) ▪ The height of horses is measured in “hands,” or 4″ increments. (Source: Biology Corner) ▪ The driest (non-polar) place in the world is the Atacama Desert in Chile. (Source: National Geographic Magazine) ▪ (This sounds very hoax-y, but it is real.) A chicken named Mike holds…

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5yo Elle with Tigger, who hopefully (for his sake) was wearing clean underwear ▪ Until 2001, Disney World theme park characters were required to wear company-issued undergarments. After months of negotiation and countless employee complaints of contracting pubic lice and scabies from Disney-laundered undergarments, Disney agreed to issue individual underwear to employees that they can wash themselves. (Source: LA Times)…

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Photo taken by Cee (No mule deer was harmed in the taking of this photo) ▪ Mule deer have no upper teeth, just a hard palate on the roof of their mouth. (Source: the San Diego Zoo) ▪ There is no biblical reference or other evidence to support that Jesus was born on December 25. This date may have been…

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Because so many of you read and (seem to) enjoy the weekly link roundup, I’ve decided to add a facts roundup to the repertoire, because Facts are dying and the only way to revive them is to share them. I will share fun facts, and sad facts, and obscure facts, and occasionally gross facts. But prepare for many random facts…

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