FACT OF THE DAY
December 27 2020
The flu pandemic of 1918 killed over 20 million people.
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Beyoncé was the first choice to play Tiana in The Princess and the Frog, but she lost the role because she refused to audition.
February 18 2021
Chicken tikka masala is now one of the British national dishes. Not only because it is the most popular, but because it is a perfect illustration of the way Britain absorbs and adapts external influences.
February 17 2021
Hippos are considered as the dangerous animal in Africa.
February 16 2021
It takes more muscles to frown than it does to smile.
February 15 2021
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February 14 2021
Listening to high-frequency music makes you feel calm, relaxed, and happy.
February 13 2021
A giraffe's tongue is so long that it uses it to clean its ears. The color of the tongue is black.
February 12 2021
As well as being a famous Looney Tunes character, the Tasmanian Devil is a real animal that is only found in the wild in Tasmania, Australia. It is the largest carnivorous marsupial in the world.
February 11 2021
The Turritopsis Dohrnii jellyfish is officially known as the only immortal creature in the world. It lives forever.
February 10 2021
Starting in 1990, Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls never had a three-game losing streak for eight years.
February 9 2021
People under the influence of power act as if they had suffered a traumatic brain injury, becoming more impulsive, less risk-aware and less adept at seeing things from other people's point of view.
February 8 2021
Antarctica is the largest desert in the world.
February 7 2021
Obsessive nose picking is called Rhinotillexomania.
February 6 2021
Madagascar is a unique island country found off the east coast of Africa.
February 5 2021
Pyramid of Giza is the oldest of the seven wonders of the Ancient world, which is still in existence.
February 4 2021
Cucumbers have the highest water content of any vegetable.
February 3 2021
If the sun exploded right now, you wouldn't know about it for another eight minutes.
February 2 2021
Apples belong to the rose family, as do pears and plums.
February 1 2021
New York drifts about one inch farther away from London each year.
January 31 2021
Snoop Dogg and Brandy are first cousins.
January 30 2021