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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In 2006, astronomers changed the definition of a planet. This means that Pluto is now referred to as a dwarf planet.
May 10 2021
Daniel Radcliffe wore the same outfit for 6 months to make paparazzi angry.
May 9 2021
Interrogative self-talk-e.g. Will I go for a run today? - is more motivating than declaring something to be true, a study found.
May 8 2021
The longest average careers? Punters, at 4.87 years.
May 7 2021
There's a reason we want to squeeze cute things.
May 6 2021
In a Reddit AMA, Joe Jonas revealed he lost his virginity to Ashley Greene.
May 5 2021
Peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite.
May 4 2021
American animals raised for meat eat more than 30 million pounds of antibiotics a year.
May 3 2021
New York Yankees hold the record of winning the highest number of World Series titles.
May 2 2021
The average life span of an MLB baseball is five to seven pitches.
May 1 2021
In the 16th and 17th century wealthy Europeans ate corpses thinking they'd cure them of ailments.
April 30 2021
Johnny Depp is very afraid of clowns.
April 29 2021
The Sun gives life to Earth from all the energy the Sun makes and generously gives to us.
April 28 2021
A baby was born in 2005 with a conjoined head that had no body. The head could blink and smile.
April 27 2021
There was a time when 4 distinct human species lived at the same time about 3 million years ago.
April 26 2021
Hawaiians have over 200 different words for "rain".
April 25 2021
When two kangaroos meet for the first time, they touch their nose and sniff each other.
April 24 2021
Armageddon (Har Megiddo) has already been the site of several historical battles, the last in 1918.
April 23 2021
Most popcorn come in two basic shapes when popped; snowflake and mushroom.
April 22 2021
The sounds the Velociraptors make when communicating in Jurassic Park is the sound of tortoises when having sex.
April 21 2021