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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Three consecutive strikes in bowling is called a turkey.
January 27 2021
The first spam email was sent in 1978 over ARPANET by a guy named Gary Thuerk. He was selling computers.
January 26 2021
The first McDonald's restaurant in Canada was in Richmond, British Columbia.
January 25 2021
About 1 in 50 people in the United States currently have a brain aneurysm that just hasn't ruptured. That's about 6.5 million people.
January 24 2021
When you feel like you're low on something (like money), you obsess over it.
January 23 2021
Kotex was first manufactured as bandages, during WWI.
January 22 2021
The purpose of the tonsils are to destroy foreign substances that are swallowed or breathed in.
January 21 2021
Players can be fined by NFL for up to $ 5,000 for giving the ball to fans.
January 20 2021
Each year 30,000 people are seriously injured by exercise equipment.
January 19 2021
Bangladesh's unique geography and rivers provide farmers with nutrient rich soils after the monsoon season.
January 18 2021
There is no official language in the US.
January 17 2021
Philophobia is the fear of falling in love.
January 16 2021
About 10 million people visit the Great Wall of China every year.
January 15 2021
Rice is the staple food for more than half of the world's population.
January 14 2021
Pumpkins are not vegetables, they are fruits.
January 13 2021
Food for human consumption is typically made from plants and animals but we also eat other products such as fermented foods and fungus (mushrooms, truffles etc.).
January 12 2021
Khloé Kardashian suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2001 after a car accident in which she went through the windscreen. She still suffers long-term memory loss as a result.
January 11 2021
People who swear more often are more honest than those who don't, a study found.
January 10 2021
Despite not playing basketball since high school, Bruce Jenner was drafted no. 139 by the NBA's Kansas City kings after winning the men's decathlon at the 1976 Olympics.
January 9 2021
Thirteen women have their name on the cup, in the form of team owners and front-office members.
January 8 2021