FACT OF THE DAY
January 24 2023
As for 2020, scientists have confirmed the discovery of over 4000 exoplanets.
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The names of 5 continents both start and end with the same letter.
October 12 2022
The first man made object sent into space was in 1957 when the Russian satellite named Sputnik was launched.
October 11 2022
Isaac Asimov holds the enviable title of being the only author to have written at least one book for each Dewey class.
October 10 2022
Julie Andrews was flung into the mud every time the helicopter passed her while filming that iconic hilltop scene in the The Sound of Music.
October 9 2022
The reason why your nose gets runny when you are crying is because the tears from the eyes drain into the nose.
October 8 2022
Brenda Lee was only 13 when she recorded Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree.
October 7 2022
Ariana Grande was hit by a hockey puck during two different Panthers games when she was five.
October 6 2022
A blue whale's heart can be as large as a car.
October 5 2022
Prosopagnosia, also known as face blindness, means you cannot recognize people's faces. It often affects people from birth and is usually a problem a person has for most or all of their life.
October 4 2022
Despite the white, fluffy appearance of Polar Bears fur (which is transparent), it actually has black skin.
October 3 2022
There's a reason that certain color combinations are hard on your eyes.
October 2 2022
Some people are genetically predisposed to see the world from a negative perspective most of the time.
October 1 2022
In initial tests, a machine-learning algorithm created at Carnegie Mellon was able to predict heart attacks four hours in advance with 80% accuracy.
September 30 2022
Iceland's parliament is the oldest in history (like, really, really old).
September 29 2022
Edwin Hubble was a major contributor in the field of astrophysics, helping open our eyes to the idea of other galaxies. He was honored by NASA who named the Hubble Space Telescope after him.
September 28 2022
There are approximately 6000 new computer viruses released every month.
September 27 2022
The Romans used human urine as mouthwash.
September 26 2022
Babe Ruth set baseball's career home run record in 1921 when he smacked his 139th homer.
September 25 2022
Metamorphic rocks are formed by extreme pressure and heat. read more about metamorphic, igneous and sedimentary rocks, find information on rocks and minerals.
September 24 2022
November 30th is Computer Security Day.
September 23 2022