Quote: “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” – Rumi
Song: “Golden” by My Morning Jacket
Fact: When the moon is illuminated 95 percent, it only appears half as bright as a full moon.
Place: Wadi Qelt, Palestine
History: On March 9, 1961, the Soviet Union’s Sputnik 9 flew several frogs, a guinea pig, and a dog named Chernushka (Blackie) into orbit and returned them to Earth. The flight was deemed a failure when scientists determined none of the animals came back with superpowers.
Animal: Regal ringneck snake