FACT OF THE DAY
March 16 2022
Jelly beans are covered in shellac, which is made from bug excretions.
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Money can buy happiness, but only up to a certain point.
March 21 2022
Acacia trees can warn each other of danger.
March 20 2022
Private browsing isn't as private as you thought. Incognito windows wipe the sites you're visiting as well as any saves information like usernames or passwords, but it only scrubs your own computer of it.
March 19 2022
A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night.
March 18 2022
Nowadays the average high school kid today has the same level of anxiety as the average psychiatric patient in the early 1950's.
March 17 2022
Scott is the ninth commonly used surname in Scotland. Top three surname include Smith, Brown and Wilson.
March 16 2022
Ketchup was sold in the 1830's as medicine.
March 15 2022
Pink wasn't always a girl's color and blue a boy's color - in fact, it was once the other way around.
March 14 2022
Animals were put on trial in medieval times and routinely sentenced to death.
March 13 2022
Babe Ruth only won four world series in 15 seasons with the New York Yankees.
March 12 2022
Want a quick way to unfreeze a frozen phone? Plug it into its charger.
March 11 2022
Michelle Pfeiffer Catwoman costume on "Batman Returns" was vacuum sealed once she was fitted into it. She had a short amount of time to perform before she could become light headed and pass out.
March 10 2022
Putting information in bite-sized pieces helps us remember. Your short-term memory can only hold on to so much information at a time, which is why you use "chunking" to remember long numbers.
March 9 2022
Orville Wright, the inventor of the first successful airplane, was involved in the first aircraft accident in history. Orville survived but his passenger died.
March 8 2022
Many of the Egyptians died at the age of 30 about 3000 years ago.
March 7 2022
Macadamia nuts are not sold in their shells because it takes 300 pounds per square inch of pressure to break the shell.
March 6 2022
Hippos milk is bright pink. The reason is that the hippo secrets two kinds of unique acids called "Hipposudoric acid" and "Norhipposudoric acid".
March 5 2022
Constipation is caused when too much water is absorbed in the large intestine and the stools become dry.
March 4 2022
Light from some stars takes so long to travel to our eyes that when you look at the star-speckled night sky you're actually peering deep into the past. NASA's Hubble Telescope can look as far back as 13 billion years ago.
March 3 2022
There are 18.6 million vacant homes in America. There are 3.1 million homeless people.
March 2 2022