FACT OF THE DAY
January 7 2023
Obsessive nose picking is called Rhinotillexomania.
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In golf, a "Bo Derek" is a score of 10.
February 9 2023
The Olympics used to award medals for art.
February 8 2023
Our emotions don't affect the way we communicate. In fact, the very opposite is true: the way we communicate has an influence on our mood.
February 7 2023
Alexander Graham Bell studied the human voice, experimented with sound and is credited with the invention of the first practical telephone among other scientific achievements.
February 6 2023
Honey is made from nectar and bee vomit.
February 5 2023
The cornea is the only living tissue in the body that doesn't contain blood vessels.
February 4 2023
While filming the Movie "The Exorcist", many actors got injured, they set burned down, a Priest was brought in several times to bless the set, and the actor who played Burke, Jack MacGowran, died of Influenza.
February 3 2023
Some volcanoes on gas giants moons spew out ice and water, vapor, not lava.
February 2 2023
Air pollution in China can increase the snowfall in California.
February 1 2023
Before dentures were invented, teeth were extracted from the mouths of dead soldiers for use as prosthetics.
January 31 2023
Gal Gadot was five months pregnant while filming "Wonder Woman". Her baby bump was visible, so the crew created a costume which had a green screen around her belly, which was later removed during post-production.
January 30 2023
Like many ancient royalty, King Tut's parents were related. According to DNA taken from his mummified body, his parents were actually brother and sister.
January 29 2023
The Aztecs sacrificed 1% of their population every year, or about 250,000 people.
January 28 2023
"Yahoo" is an acronym for "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle."
January 27 2023
WWI was the sixth deadliest conflict in world history.
January 26 2023
The Antarctica contains 90 percent of Earth's ice.
January 25 2023
The amount of computer Memory required to run WordPerfect for Win95 is 8 times the amount needed aboard the space shuttle.
January 24 2023
Bill Gate's house was designed using a Mac computer.
January 23 2023
Greece has been in a state of default for half its modern history as a sovereign state.
January 22 2023
The highest mountain known to man is on an asteroid called Vesta. Measuring a whopping 22km in height, it is three times as tall as Mount Everest!
January 21 2023