Back from Toronto, and working on some more posts. In the meantime, here are the past week’s Twitter #weirdscifacts!
488. July 14: Technicolour toad spotted after 87 years.
491. July 17: French chemistry teacher and balloonist de Rozier became the 1st known air crash fatality in 1783.
493. July 19: Temperatures on Mercury can range from -280 F to 800 F — in a single day. Of course, a “single day” on Mercury is 58 earth days. Nevertheless, the range of temperatures on Mercury is quite remarkable.