FACT OF THE DAY
January 13 2022
We aren't as good at multitasking as we think we are.
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December 19 2021
The Amazon rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest on Earth.
December 18 2021
The average American drinks about 600 sodas a year.
December 17 2021
In the Victorian era, it was popular for people to photograph relatives after they had died, often placing them in lifelike poses.
December 16 2021
There are no land mammals in Antarctica but there are lots of whales, penguins, and seals in Antarctica's water.
December 15 2021
Almonds are not nuts, they are considered to be a member of the peach family.
December 14 2021
41% of Chinese people eat at least one a week at a fast food restaurant. 35% of Americans do.
December 13 2021
Shark corneas are used in human eye surgery as they are similar to a human cornea.
December 12 2021
The sweet potato is a root vegetable and is not closely related to the potato.
December 11 2021
Almost a third of world's languages are spoken in Africa.
December 10 2021
Chuck Norris' birth name is Carlos.
December 9 2021
The bell peppers with four bumps are female; the ones with three bumps are male.
December 8 2021
Dunkin' Donuts started spraying coffee aroma into public buses in South Korea every time their jingle played. Coffee sales increased 29%.
December 7 2021
During the 1974 world cup in Munich, national teams were given BMW buses for transportation. After being eliminated, Zaire unsuccessfully tried to drive theirs back to Africa.
December 6 2021
According to a study, men who express anger are more likely to influence their peers, while the opposite is true for women.
December 5 2021
Before the 19th century, dentures were commonly made with teeth pulled from the mouths of dead soldiers.
December 4 2021
16% to 20% of the searches Google gets each day have never been Googled before.
December 3 2021
There's a giant mushroom in Oregon's Malheur National Forest with a root system that covers over 2,200 acres, making it the largest living organism in the world.
December 2 2021
There are at least 10,000 varieties of tomatoes.
December 1 2021
James Cameron was convinced that CGI effects had progressed enough to make this film "Avatar" after seeing Gollum in The Lord of the Rings.
November 30 2021