Warbler Facts


The willow warbler is only 11 cm long, but flies all the way from northern Europe and Siberia to Africa to spend the winter – a distance of some 12,000 km. The rarely seen grasshopper warbler has an extraordinary whirring song and can ‘throw its voice’ like a ventriloquist. The warbler family has more than…
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Joshua and the Walls of Jericho


Joshua 3:14-4:24 Joshua ordered the priests to carry the ark across the river. When the priests toes touched the water, the waves reared back. The water formed a huge wall. A dry path stretched before the priests. They walked to the middle of the river. Not a drop touched them. They were perfectly dry! Then…
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Flower Arranging Tips


Add to the impact of the design by using a scooped-out melon, with its deeply ridged texture, as an unusual container. Watermelons, pumpkins and marrows (squash), or oranges and lemons also make interesting short-term flower holders. You can dry the shells in an oven at a low temperature for a longer-lasting display. Choose flowers that…
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Story about Joseph Reveals His Identity


Genesis 43:1-34 Slowly but surely, the grain from Egypt ran out. Soon there was hardly anything left. Jacob and his sons and their wives and children cut back from three meals a day to two. Soon they could only eat one meal a day. Again and again the brothers asked Jacob to let them go…
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Tetanus


What is Tetanus? This is a serious, occasionally fatal disease caused by the bacterium Clostridium tetani that lives in the soil, usually from infected animal manure. It can invade the human body via a wound or scratch from an infected object. The bacteria multiply quickly in muscle tissue, attacking the spinal cord nerves and causing…
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Stamping Equipment


Materials When you are stamping, you will discover that different paints and stamps will produce very different results. Here are some of the best materials to experiment with. Dutch metal leaf and gold size: metal leaf is a cheap, easy-to-use alternative to real gold leaf. Use a sponge stamp to apply gold size in a…
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Stephen Hawking Facts


Stephen Hawking is one of the most famous living scientists. His computer-simulated voice is familiar on many television science programmes. Stephen Hawking (b.1942) is a British physicist who is famous for his ideas on space and time. Hawking was born in Oxford, England and studied at Cambridge University, where he is now a professor. Hawking…
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Satellite Facts


Satellites are objects that orbit planets and other space objects. Moons are natural satellites. Spacecraft sent up to orbit the Earth and the Sun are artificial satellites. The first artificial satellite was Sputnik 1, launched on 4 October 1957. About 100 artificial satellites are now launched every year. A few of them are space telescopes….
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Hormone Facts


Hormones are the body’s chemical messengers, released from stores at times to trigger certain reactions in different parts of the body. Most hormones are endocrine hormones which are spread around your body in your bloodstream. Each hormone is a molecule with a certain shape that creates a certain effect on target cells. Hormones are controlled…
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Snake Bites


Pit vipers – rattlesnakes, cottonmouths, and copperheads – inject venom through two hollow needlelike fangs. Coral snakes are also poisonous, but they are much less common than pit vipers. Unlike pit vipers, coral snakes do not have hollow fangs, but rather short (less than t/8 inch) rigid grooved pegs. Therefore, they must gnaw on their…
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Malfunctions


As there are so many organs involved, it is likely that malfunctions will take place from time to time. In the main, these happen surprisingly seldom. But as with any bodily organ, with the passage of time, and with wear and tear, with the incessant bombardment of hostile outside influences such as viruses and bacteria,…
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Solution Facts


A cup of tea is made up of the solvent, water, and a number of solutes: the tea, milk and perhaps sugar. A highly saturated solution produces strong, sweet tea. A poorly saturated solution produces weak tea. Tap water is rarely pure water; it usually contains invisible traces of other substances. This makes it a…
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The Story of Zaccheus


Luke 19:1-10 In Jericho there lived a very rich man called Zaccheus. He was the top tax collector in that area. He made a lot of money for himself and for the Romans. Because of this, the Jews did not like Zaccheus. They called him a greedy traitor. When Jesus was on his way to…
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Pinworm


These are the most common type of parasitic worms. They affect children in developed countries, but while certainly annoying, they are essentially harmless. Pinworms are gray, thin, and a quarter to an inch long. They maybe mistaken for a vegetable fiber until they move. The thirty-five day life cycle begins when eggs are unknowingly swallowed….
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Eternal Life Sunday School Lesson


Introduction A. The Cross and Easter The cross is the most recognizable religious symbol on earth. It appears as jewelry, in logos, on buildings, in cemeteries, and in countless other places. Some churches often use a cross with Jesus included, called a crucifix. Other churches prefer an empty cross, symbolizing that Jesus’ work on the…
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Pulsar Facts


A pulsar is a neutron star that spins rapidly, beaming out regular pulses of radio waves — rather like an invisible cosmic lighthouse. The first pulsar was detected by a Cambridge astronomer called Jocelyn Bell Burnell in 1967. At first astronomers thought the regular pulses might be signals from aliens, and pulsars were jokingly called…
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Encephalitis


What is Encephalitis? Encephalitis means that the substance of the brain has become infected. As with meningitis, the germs may come from other areas being conveyed by the bloodstream. The range is almost limitless, and may include many of the common viruses that produce the well-known infectious disorders of childhood. At some stage nearly all…
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Jesus is All Sunday School Lesson Topic Discussion


1.Since Christ is the “Word of life,” what life changes have you experienced after coming into a relationship with Him? What changes do you yet expect? Obviously the promised inheritance of eternal life is the ultimate change for the Christian! We gain assurance of this eternal state when we first accept Jesus according to the…
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