Isaac Newton’s father passed away before he was born, and his mother later re-married. Newton loathed his step-father, and it caused some strife between him and his mother.
Fun Fact: Winston Churchill’s American Mother
While Winston Churchill’s mother is known as Lady Randolph Churchill, she was actually born Jeanette Jerome. Despite having a son that would become one of Great Britain’s most famous Prime Ministers, she was born and raised in America.
Fun Fact: How May Got Its Name
May is named after the Roman and Greek goddess Maia. She was the mother of Mercury/Hermes with Jupiter/Zeus.
Fun Fact: The Length of an Elephant Pregnancy
The pregnancy for a mother elephant usually lasts about 22 months. Which is almost two years long. A normal baby elephant will weigh about 230 pounds.
Fun Fact: The Only Time a Polar Bear Will Hibernate
Unlike their brown or black bear counterparts, polar bears don’t hibernate during winter time. The only exception is a pregnant mother polar bear who will enter her den and stay during her cub’s early infancy.