FACT OF THE DAY
January 13 2022
We aren't as good at multitasking as we think we are.
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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
Honeybees can distinguish human faces.
April 7 2021
Jeanne-Genevieve Garnerin was the first female parachutist, jumping from a hot air balloon in 1799.
April 6 2021
When two persons talk to each other and one of them turns their feet slightly away or repeatedly moves one foot in an outward direction, this is a strong sign of disagreement, and they want to leave.
April 5 2021
Falling in love is much like taking a dose of cocaine, as both experiences affect the brain similarly and trigger a similar sensation of euphoria. Research found that falling in love produces several euphoria-inducing chemicals that stimulate 12 areas of the brain at the same time.
April 4 2021
Southern ocean surrounds Antarctica.
April 3 2021
Cilantro is a member of the carrot family.
April 2 2021
Peach and bacon were one of the first foods to be eaten on the moon.
April 1 2021
"Time anxiety" occurs in a person when they are perpetually afraid of being late, or of others being late.
March 31 2021
Couples that are either too similar or too different tend not to last very long. Apparently, there always has to be a foundation of similarities, but there also have to be things that the two of you learn from each other.
March 30 2021