FACT OF THE DAY
March 14 2021
The longest average careers? Punters, at 4.87 years.
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Until the early 20th century in Mongolia, criminals could be locked up in a wooden box as punishment, sometimes left to die of starvation.
April 11 2021
One of strange Antarctica facts is that a glacier named "Blood Fall" regularly pours out the red liquid, which makes it look like the ice is bleeding.
April 10 2021
Botswana has a language made up of five primary "click" sounds.
April 9 2021
The O-Chimp-ics, a multi-sport international event for monkeys, was held every four years from 1952 to 1960.
April 8 2021
Honeybees can distinguish human faces.
April 7 2021
Jeanne-Genevieve Garnerin was the first female parachutist, jumping from a hot air balloon in 1799.
April 6 2021
When two persons talk to each other and one of them turns their feet slightly away or repeatedly moves one foot in an outward direction, this is a strong sign of disagreement, and they want to leave.
April 5 2021
Falling in love is much like taking a dose of cocaine, as both experiences affect the brain similarly and trigger a similar sensation of euphoria. Research found that falling in love produces several euphoria-inducing chemicals that stimulate 12 areas of the brain at the same time.
April 4 2021
Southern ocean surrounds Antarctica.
April 3 2021
Cilantro is a member of the carrot family.
April 2 2021
Peach and bacon were one of the first foods to be eaten on the moon.
April 1 2021
"Time anxiety" occurs in a person when they are perpetually afraid of being late, or of others being late.
March 31 2021
Couples that are either too similar or too different tend not to last very long. Apparently, there always has to be a foundation of similarities, but there also have to be things that the two of you learn from each other.
March 30 2021
The largest pyramid in Egypt is buildup of about 2 million stone bricks and each brick weighs 2 and a half tons. This is really massively huge.
March 29 2021
Cornflakes have more genes than people do.
March 28 2021
People say "bless you" when you sneeze because your heart stops for a millisecond.
March 27 2021
The largest bird ever to exist had a wingspan of almost 20 feet. It lived 60 million years ago.
March 26 2021
Tens of thousands of baby girls were abandoned each year in China because of the country's one-child policy.
March 25 2021
The leaning tower of Pisa took almost 200 years to build and is still leans.
March 23 2021
Two fifths of all land in the United States is farmland.
March 22 2021