FACT OF THE DAY
April 24 2021
The very first Olympic race, held in 776 BC, was won by Coroeubus, a chef.
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Babe Ruth once said he knew he didn't swing hard enough if "a little poop didn't come out."
August 19 2021
Ancient Greek democracy, the world's first, lasted for only 185 years.
August 18 2021
Blackbeard's ship had 40 cannons on it, making it one of the most dangerous pirate ships ever.
August 17 2021
If you unraveled all of the DNA in your body, it would span 34 billion miles, reaching to Pluto (2.66 billion miles away) and back... Thirteen times.
August 16 2021
The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.
August 15 2021
Emily Blunt had a stutter in childhood so debilitating that she couldn't hold any conversation. It was only cured by acting.
August 14 2021
Heath Ledger hid away in a motel room for about six weeks to prepare for his role as The Joker. During this time, Ledger delved deep into the psychology of the character.
August 13 2021
Giant penguins about the size of a grown man waddled around New Zealand about 59 million years ago.
August 12 2021
Females have more tastebuds than males.
August 11 2021
The human body requires about 88 pounds of oxygen daily.
August 10 2021
Most of the people think that arctic fox is just white, but in summer, their fur turns dark and blend in with the environment.
August 9 2021
The first person in history whose name we know is "Kushim," an accountant from Mesopotamia who lived around 3200 B.C.
August 8 2021
Wrestler Kevin Nash was once the second most recruited player out of Michigan, behind none other than Magic Johnson.
August 7 2021
In 1917, Margaret Sanger was jailed for one month for establishing the first birth control clinic.
August 6 2021
Supermarket vegetables and fruits can be covered with at least 9 pesticides.
August 5 2021
Regulation Major League baseball feature exactly 108 stitches.
August 4 2021
There's a computer marketed to the Amish. It has no Internet, no video, no music.
August 3 2021
If you lift a kangaroo's tail off the ground it can't hop.
August 2 2021
Japanese samurais disemboweled themselves with their sword (an act known as seppuko) when in danger of being captured.
August 1 2021
Google has the ability to analyze and track a person's online behavior and Google informs it to advertisers.
July 31 2021