FACT OF THE DAY
December 27 2020
The flu pandemic of 1918 killed over 20 million people.
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China is the world's largest market for BMW's top-of-the-line 760Li. This car sells for $200,000 in China-more than almost all people in China make in a lifetime.
July 2 2021
Sigmund Freud had a morbid fear of ferns.
July 1 2021
There are completely black chickens that have black plumage, black legs and nails, black tongue, black meat and bones, and even black organs.
June 30 2021
Researchers believe that the Guanajuato Mummies' terrible expressions are the result of the victims being buried alive.
June 29 2021
Fishing is the biggest participant sport in the world.
June 28 2021
Some sharks eat their unborn siblings. They eat them because they are looking for nutrition to maintain their survival.
June 27 2021
Antidepressant drugs, already known to cause sexual side effects, may also suppress the basic human emotions of love and romance.
June 26 2021
Cucumber seeds give you heartburn and cucumbers give you gas.
June 25 2021
Jerry Springer was once the mayor of Cincinnati.
June 24 2021
Cal Ripken, Jr. holds a record for not missing a single game in a whopping 16 years of span.
June 23 2021
The diameter of a full sized basketball is half the diameter of a basketball hoop.
June 22 2021
Wilt Chamberlain won three-straight big eight titles in the high jump and was also inducted into the volleyball hall of fame.
June 21 2021
It took 5 years for the internet to reach a market audience of 50 million users.
June 20 2021
Leighton Meester was born in jail.
June 19 2021
The first television broadcast of the NFL match took place in 1939 in New York. At that time, there were no more than 1,000 TVs to the whole city, so it's not certain if anyone was watching the game between Brooklyn and Philadelphia.
June 18 2021
Almost one-half of world's diamonds come from Central and Southern Africa
June 17 2021
Malaria kills one child every 30 seconds, about 3000 children every day. Over one million people die from malaria each year, mostly children under five years of age, with 90% of malaria cases occurring in Sub-Saharan Africa.
June 16 2021
There are around 60,000 trampoline injuries every year in the United States.
June 15 2021
Jeremy Renner worked as a makeup artist before he became an actor.
June 14 2021
It takes five positive things to outweigh a single negative thing.
June 13 2021