FACT OF THE DAY
March 17 2022
Pumpkins are not vegetables, they are fruits.
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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
Cleopatra lived closer to the invention of the iPhone than she did to the building of the Great Pyramid.
March 1 2022
Nigeria has the highest rate of twin births in the world.
February 28 2022
The United States has no "official language". Most people just assume it's English.
February 27 2022
Snake smell with their tongue.
February 26 2022
One of Hewlett Packard's first ideas was an automatic urinal flusher.
February 25 2022
The leaves of the rhubarb plant are extremely poisonous.
February 24 2022
A dragonfly has a lifespan of 6 months.
February 23 2022