FACT OF THE DAY
April 26 2021
The diameter of a full sized basketball is half the diameter of a basketball hoop.
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It takes food seven seconds to go from the mouth to the stomach via the esophagus.
March 10 2021
Humans have been hunter-gatherers for 99% of their history.
March 9 2021
Travel boosts brain health and also decreases a person's risk of heart attack and depression.
March 8 2021
Most of the nutrients in a potato reside just below the skin layer.
March 7 2021
Bill Gates was a college drop out.
March 6 2021
During the 18th century, you could pay your admission ticket to the zoo in London by bringing a cat or a dog to feed the lions.
March 5 2021
Octopus have 3 hearts, nine brains and blue blood.
March 4 2021
Of the 585 billionaires in the U.S., 363 - or 62% - made their fortunes themselves.
March 3 2021
The serial number of the first MAC every produced was 2001.
March 2 2021
Announcing your plans makes you less motivated to accomplish them.
March 1 2021
People develop first impressions of you in a tenth of a second.
February 28 2021
The pyramids were built by paid laborers. Not slaves. That's a myth by Herodotus, the Greek historian.
February 27 2021
George Washington opened a whiskey distillery after his presidency.
February 26 2021
Iceland is a geologically unique country featuring a range of volcanoes, hot springs and glaciers.
February 25 2021
The world record for fastest texter is held by Marcel Fernandes Filho a Brazilian teenager by 18.19 seconds.
February 24 2021
Boxing became a legal sport in 1901.
February 23 2021
In 1956, 5 megabytes (5MB) of data weighed a ton.
February 22 2021
Studies have shown that listening to music is good for digestion.
February 21 2021
Studies show that trauma victims who don't search for a reason for their misfortune turn out to be the most well-adjusted years later.
February 20 2021
Ostriches don't bury their heads in sand.
February 19 2021