Fact of the Week
WEEK of FEBRUARY 24, 2020
While at first glance, the big red spheres situated outside of Target stores appear to be an aesthetic feature to accompany the big, bold, red bullseye logo of the brand, they actually serve a much more important purpose. The giant concrete balls, called bollards, are designed for safety purposes to protect shoppers by making it harder for cars to accidentally drive onto the curb or through the front door. They each weigh at least 1,200 pounds.
Week of February 17, 2020
By the time they leave high school, American children will have eaten 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.