FACT OF THE DAY
March 13 2021
The average life span of an MLB baseball is five to seven pitches.
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Mexican General Santa Anna had an elaborate state funeral for his amputated leg.
October 12 2021
There is a haunted island in Mexico covered in dolls. Natives say the possessed dolls killed people. They also say the dolls open their eyes and move on their own.
October 11 2021
The noise that is thunder is created when the air around lightning gets rapidly heated and expands at a rate faster than the speed of sound.
October 10 2021
Porcupines float in the water.
October 9 2021
Taylor Lautner was a junior karate champion before becoming an actor.
October 8 2021
In 16th-century Canada, women drank a potion with beaver testicles ground into it as a form of contraception.
October 7 2021
The swastika was actually a symbol of good - until the Nazis got ahold of it.
October 6 2021
Many, many years ago, people believed that the Earth didn't move and that the Sun rotated round the Earth. The first person to ever suggest that the Earth and other planets moved around the Sun was Aristarchus of Samos, more than 2,000 years ago.
October 5 2021
Only 17% of 11 to 38-years-olds experience no mental disorders, according to a study in New Zealand.
October 4 2021
Our brain doesn't think long-term deadlines are so important.
October 3 2021
90% of text messages are read within three minutes of being delivered.
October 2 2021
Studies have shown that when people feel like they're in a power position, they become worse at judging a person's feelings based on their facial expressions, indicating a loss of empathy.
October 1 2021
Bananas are slightly radioactive.
September 30 2021
Abraham Lincoln was also a licensed bartender.
September 29 2021
Women's hearts beat faster than mens.
September 28 2021
Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin, a Russian mystic, reportedly survived being poisoned, shot, and stabbed numerous times before he was finally drowned in the Volga river.
September 27 2021
The first episode of "Joanie Loves Chachi" was the highest rated American program in the history of Korean television, a country where "Chachi" translates to "pe*is".
September 26 2021
1.5 million Americans are charged with drunk driving each year.
September 25 2021
A good night of sleep used to mean waking up sometime in the middle.
September 24 2021
The leaves of raspberry is used fresh or dried as herbal teas to regulate menstrual cycles.
September 23 2021