FACT OF THE DAY
March 14 2021
The longest average careers? Punters, at 4.87 years.
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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
Online daters spend an average of $243 per year on online dating.
September 22 2021
In the 1970s, Mattel sold a doll called "Growing Up Skipper". Her breasts grew when her arm was turned.
September 21 2021
Despite its name, the Killer Wale (Orca) is actually a type of dolphin.
September 20 2021
The most expensive keyword for Google AdWords is "insurance".
September 19 2021
Social media is pshychologically designed to be addictive.
September 18 2021
In preparation for his role on the movie "Drive", Ryan Gosling restored the 1973 Chevy Malibu that his character uses in the film.
September 17 2021
Earth is estimated to have formed around 4.5 billion years ago - almost one-third of the age of the universe - through accretion from the solar nebula.
September 16 2021
To our ancestors, sugar and fat were good things.
September 15 2021
Interbrand invented the term "Wi-FI" as a play on words of the term "Hi-Fi" or "High Fidelity". However, Wi-Fi doesn't actually stand for anything.
September 14 2021