FACT OF THE DAY
January 29 2021
Jerry West is the silhouette on the NBA logo.
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Blueberries have more antioxidants than any other fruit or vegetables.
July 31 2022
The Afghan War is the longest war in U.S. history.
July 30 2022
Diego Maradona took a drug test with a fake plastic piece of manhood filled with clean urine after testing positive several times before.
July 29 2022
When Michael Jordan averaged 37.1 points per game in 1986-87, his Chicago Bulls were a sub.500, eight-seeded playoff team that got swept by the Boston Celtics in the first round.
July 28 2022
Microwave popcorn gives off a toxic, lung-damaging gas when cooked.
July 27 2022
Aluminum can be recycled continuously, as in forever. Recycling 1 aluminum can save enough energy to run our TVs for at least 3 hours. 80 trillion aluminum cans are used by humans every year.
July 26 2022
Arizona was the last of the 48 adjoining continental states to enter the Union.
July 25 2022
At 120 miles per hour, a Formula One car generates so much downforce that it can drive upside down on the roof of a tunnel.
July 24 2022
There was a time where using forks used to be seen as blasphemous.
July 23 2022
It possibly took between 20,000 to 30,000 laborers over 80 years to build the pyramids at Giza.
July 22 2022
Brendan Fraser nearly died during a scene in "The Mummy" where his character is hanged. Rachel Weisz remembered, "He stopped breathing and had to be resuscitated."
July 21 2022
Jennifer Lawrence earned her SAG card when she did a promo for MTV's My Super Sweet 16.
July 20 2022
The only number whose letters are in alphabetical order is 40 (f-o-r-t-y).
July 19 2022
The average distance from the Moon to the Earth is 238,857 miles (384,403 kilometers). If you had to drive from the moon to the Earth at 65 mph (just over 100 kph) it would take you 3,674 hours to get there, or 153 days driving non-stop 24 hours a day.
July 18 2022
Many ancient Egypt pyramids were built as tombs for Pharaohs and their families.
July 17 2022
The average person has at least seven dreams a night.
July 16 2022
During the First and Second World War, fingers were used for reconstructing noses. the patients got a new nose but lost a finger in return.
July 15 2022
Regular consumption of oysters is known to increase dopamine levels, which boosts libido in both men and women.
July 14 2022
NASA shows the "Armageddon" film during their management training program. New managers are given the task of trying to spot as many errors as possible. At least 168 have been found.
July 13 2022
Billy goats urinate on their own heads to smell more attractive to females.
July 12 2022