FACT OF THE DAY
January 8 2023
Honeybees can distinguish human faces.
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During an early shot of the scene for "The Godfather" where Vito Corleone returns home and his people carry him up the stairs, Marlon Brando put weights under his body on the bed as a prank, to make it harder to lift him.
August 14 2023
In 1945, a rooster named Mike, lived 18 months without a head.
August 13 2023
People generally read 25% slower from a computer screen than paper.
August 12 2023
Kate Middleton is an 8th cousin to the first president of the US, George Washington, and a 13th cousin to an American World War II hero, General George S. Patton.
August 11 2023
Sammy Sosa has three of the eight 60-home run seasons in baseball history.
August 10 2023
Growing up, Eva Mendes wanted to be a nun but changed her mind when she found out they didn't make any money.
August 9 2023
Billboard magazine launched a top-20 chart of cell phone ringtones.
August 8 2023
In terms of area, the United Kingdom is smaller than the state of Oregon.
August 7 2023
Doing things that scare you will make you happier.
August 6 2023
Sex is biochemically no different from eating large quantities of chocolate.
August 5 2023
German words can have three genders: masculine, feminine, and neuter. Most languages only have either masculine or feminine.
August 4 2023
Research showed that acetaminophen seems to dull the pain of social rejection. Sort of like alcohol or Xanax.
August 3 2023
Psycho was the first movie to show a toilet flushing.
August 2 2023
Teenager Michael Chang hit an underhand serve to defeat world no. 1 Ivan Lendl en route to his shocking 1989 French open title.
August 1 2023
In 1935 Jesse Owens broke four world records in 45 minutes.
July 31 2023
We keep believing things, even when we know they're wrong.
July 30 2023
More than 2 million people still pay for AOL dial-up.
July 29 2023
The Earth isn't perfectly round, it is slightly flattened at the north and south poles.
July 28 2023
The average person now spends almost 10 hours a day online.
July 27 2023
A piece of 10,000 year old chewing gum was found.
July 26 2023