Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 23 of Newsy Pooloozi!
In this episode we told the story of the mystery monolith that appeared and then disappeared in a Utah desert – was it aliens, an artist or a prankster? Then we talked about decking the halls with Christmas cheer, while remembering that Sikhs also have something to celebrate this week. And we found out how an 8-year-old Australian girl kicked-the-competition with her innovation to keep hands clean and then heard a touching story of perseverance from India. We rounded it all off with the US President-elect Joe Biden’s odd animal ambitions!
And the top fab facts that came out of all that were:
FAB FACT NUMBER 1: A monolith is a single upright stone or structure that serves as a pillar or monument.
FAB FACT NUMBER 2: Christmas carols are religious songs about the birth of Christ or the Christmas season, though there are many secular, or non religious, Christmas songs as well.
FAB FACT NUMBER 3: The founder of Sikhism is Guru Nanak, who was born in India in 1469 and offered followers an alternative to a more equal way of life.
FAB FACT NUMBER 4: Perseverance means to persist at something, to never give up.
FAB FACT NUMBER 5: A teeny tiny fracture is called a hairline fracture.