Posted Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Season: 2012-2013, Episode: 15
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Washing your hands can kill flu germs. How long should you scrub to kill the germs?
ANSWER: For at least 20 seconds, or as long as it takes to sing the alphabet or Happy Birthday twice.
Some small creatures in Australia have had to be cared for because of the heat. What kind of animals are they?
ANSWER: Gray-headed flying foxes, a species of bat.
Five people in Iowa donated one of their kidneys to people who needed transplants. What do our kidneys do for us?
ANSWER: Kidneys clean our blood by removing waste products and extra water
The Electoral College vote result was read by the President of the Senate. Who holds that position?
ANSWER: Vice President Joe Biden
Jackson County is named for one of our nation’s presidents. Which president is it, and when did he serve?
ANSWER: Andrew Jackson, March 4, 1829 to March 4, 1837.
A hiker was rescued by a man that used geocaching. What is geocaching?
ANSWER: Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunt where players look for hidden objects using a smartphone or GPS.
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