FACT OF THE DAY
August 5 2022
Of the 585 billionaires in the U.S., 363 - or 62% - made their fortunes themselves.
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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
The largest and smallest countries in the world are in Europe; Russian and Vatican.
April 20 2021
The Michelin man is known as Mr.Bib. His name was Bibendum in the company's first ads in 1896.
April 19 2021
It's hard to sneak up on a frog. They can see in all directions at once.
April 18 2021
The hotter a chili pepper is, the healthier it is.
April 17 2021
The oldest known languages include Sanskrit, Sumerian, Hebrew, and Basque.
April 16 2021
Lake Victoria in Africa is the largest lake and second largest freshwater lake in the world.
April 15 2021
Horned toads can squirt blood out of their eyes.
April 14 2021
McDonald's has more than 32,000 restaurants in 119 countries and employs more than 1.5 million people.
April 13 2021
Every year in Finland, people compete to see who can carry their wives fastest and farthest.
April 12 2021
Until the early 20th century in Mongolia, criminals could be locked up in a wooden box as punishment, sometimes left to die of starvation.
April 11 2021
One of strange Antarctica facts is that a glacier named "Blood Fall" regularly pours out the red liquid, which makes it look like the ice is bleeding.
April 10 2021
Botswana has a language made up of five primary "click" sounds.
April 9 2021
The O-Chimp-ics, a multi-sport international event for monkeys, was held every four years from 1952 to 1960.
April 8 2021