FACT OF THE DAY
April 9 2021
Basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain never fouled out of a game.
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Light from some stars takes so long to travel to our eyes that when you look at the star-speckled night sky you're actually peering deep into the past. NASA's Hubble Telescope can look as far back as 13 billion years ago.
March 3 2022
There are 18.6 million vacant homes in America. There are 3.1 million homeless people.
March 2 2022
Cleopatra lived closer to the invention of the iPhone than she did to the building of the Great Pyramid.
March 1 2022
Nigeria has the highest rate of twin births in the world.
February 28 2022
The United States has no "official language". Most people just assume it's English.
February 27 2022
Snake smell with their tongue.
February 26 2022
One of Hewlett Packard's first ideas was an automatic urinal flusher.
February 25 2022
The leaves of the rhubarb plant are extremely poisonous.
February 24 2022
A dragonfly has a lifespan of 6 months.
February 23 2022
Between birth and death the human body goes from having 300 bones, to just 206.
February 22 2022
The very first and popular web browser was known to be Mosiac which started its services in the year 1993 and was a major part of internet till 1997.
February 21 2022
Earth is the only planet not named after a god.
February 20 2022
More than 78% of North Americans use the internet.
February 19 2022
No Olympic steeplechase silver medalist, male or female, has lived past the age of 41.
February 18 2022
The Mimic Octopus can impersonate up to 15 marine species, including Sea Snakes, Stingrays, Lionfishes, and Jellyfishes.
February 17 2022
We look for human faces, even in inanimate objects.
February 16 2022
Diamonds are the hardest known substance.
February 15 2022
The actual playing time in an MLB game is nine minutes and 55 seconds, despite routinely finishing at around three hours.
February 14 2022
Japanese Yubari cantaloupes are the most expensive fruit in the world; two melons once sold at auction for $23,500.
February 13 2022
If Earth's history were condensed into 24 hours, life would've appeared at 4 AM, land plants at 10:24 PM, dinosaur extinction at 11:41 PM and human history would've begun at 11:58:43 PM.
February 12 2022