FACT OF THE DAY
April 7 2021
The first baseball caps were made of straw.
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55 million years ago there were palm trees as far north as the Arctic Circle, with absolutely no ice at the poles.
March 11 2021
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