Posts Tagged “California”

Where Is The City of Cool?

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Berlin, Germany

FACT OF THE DAY: Not to be mistaken with the small city of Cool, California (near Sacramento), Berlin, Germany has been nicknamed “The City of Cool”. The name was earned due to Berlin’s reputation as a music, art, and party city.

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No Frog Eating in California

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Frog

FACT OF THE DAY: If a frog dies while competing in a frog-jumping contest in the state of California, that frog cannot be eaten. That would be against the law.

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What Are Melody Roads?

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Melody

FACT OF THE DAY:  What are melody roads and where are they located? Melody roads are highways that have rumble strips that play music as you drive over them.

Here’s the catch… you will only hear the music playing at it’s correct speed and tempo when you are driving the legal speed limit.

Melody Roads are located in California, New Mexico, Japan, Denmark, and South Korea.

 

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California Produces over 90% of What?

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Almonds

FACT OF THE DAY:  California produces over 90% of the world’s almonds and that includes over 95% of all almonds in the United States.

Almonds have been shown to be a healthy snack as well as good for your health. California uses 10% of its water supply for almond farming.

 

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What Color Is the Golden Gate Bridge?

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Golden Gate Bridge

FACT OF THE DAY: The Golden Gate Bridge, located in San Francisco, California, is one the most famous bridges in the United States. Spanning 8,981 feet long, it is also one of the longest bridges.

But what is the official color of this iconic landmark? Is it orange?

The official color of the Golden Gate Bridge is International Orange.

 

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