FACT OF THE DAY
June 16 2022
The United Nations declared the internet a basic human right as of June 2011.
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English was once a language for "commoners," while the British elites spoke French.
February 20 2023
Exchanging of wedding rings was the tradition of ancient Egyptians.
February 19 2023
"Dallas Buyers Club" got an Oscar nomination with just a $250 makeup budget.
February 18 2023
The world's largest desert (outside of the polar regions) is the Sahara, it covers about one third of Africa.
February 17 2023
In 1907, an ad campaign for Kellogg's Corn Flakes offered a free box of cereal to any woman who would wink at her grocer.
February 16 2023
The average American spends 17,600 minutes driving each year. That's 58.6 hours, spent waiting at red lights every 365 days.
February 15 2023
There are over 7000 different types of apples grown all over the world.
February 14 2023
When the Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre in 1911, one of the suspects was Picasso.
February 13 2023
Even if you eat food while standing on your head, it will still make it to your stomach.
February 12 2023
Ranch dressing contains titanium dioxide, which is used to make it appear whiter.
February 11 2023
To download a Youtube video, insert "ss", after www. and before youtube.com
February 10 2023
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