Swackett Fun Fact: Wearing masks on Halloween is an ancient Celtic tradition. Ancient Celts believed that ghosts roamed on Halloween, and they wore masks to hide from the spirits.
Swackett Fun Fact: NASA estimates an average, that one piece of space junk returns to Earth each day.
Swackett Fun Fact: The amount of moisture in the soil also affect autumn colors which varies greatly from year to year; these highly variable factors assure that no two autumns can be exactly alike.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: France’s Eiffel Tower grows by more than six inches in summer due to the expansion of the iron on hot days.
Swackett Fun Fact: This is the 400th anniversary of the marriage in Virginia in 1614 of John Rolfe to Pocahontas.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: The summit of Snowdon has the highest rainfall in Wales, with an average of 180 inches (4,570mm) a year.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: In 1816 ash spewed from volcanoes partially obscured the sun’s energy and resulted in temperatures well below normal; snow fell in New England in June and ice formed on lakes in Pennsylvania during July and August.
Swackett Fun Fact: It takes a photon, on average, 200,000 years to travel from the core of the Sun to the surface, then just a little over 8 minutes from the Sun’s surface to your eyeball.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: The Australian town of Marble Bar endured way back in 1923 a 160-days in a row with temperatures exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit. (37 Celsius)