FACT OF THE DAY
March 17 2023
In Swaziland, Africa, 1 out of 4 adults are infected with HIV.
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Point Roberts in Washington State is cut off from the rest of the state by British Columbia, Canada.
November 28 2022
A man received the heart of a suicide victim, married his widow, and years later killed himself on the same day the donor did.
November 27 2022
The crust on top averages about 42 miles (70 km) deep. The outermost part of the crust is broken and jumbled due to all the large knocks it has had.
November 26 2022
Megan Mullally was fired from a role in Finding Nemo because she refused to use the high-pitched voice she used for her Will and Grace character, Karen Walker.
November 25 2022
The number one cause of rabies in the USA is bats.
November 24 2022
Broccoli and cauliflower are vegetables that comes from the flowers.
November 23 2022
When you hold the hand of a loved one, you feel pain less keenly and worry less.
November 22 2022
We (unintentionally) believe what we want to believe.
November 21 2022
There are only three types of snakes on the island of Tasmania and all three are deadly poisonous.
November 20 2022
The first fish and chip restaurant was opened in 1860 by a Jewish immigrant.
November 19 2022
We care more about a single person than about massive tragedies.
November 18 2022
The statue of liberty was made in France and given as a gift to the United States of America.
November 17 2022
Gelatin is made from cattle hide and pork skin.
November 16 2022
Tickling may have been used as torture.
November 15 2022
In the 1980s, an IBM computer wasn't considered 100% compatible unless it could run Microsoft Flight Simulator.
November 14 2022
Only one McDonald's in the world has turquoise arches. Government officials in Sedona, Arizona, thought the yellow would look bad with the natural red rock of the city.
November 13 2022
Your body contains cosmic relics from the creation of the universe. Almost all of your hydrogen atoms were formed in the Big Bang, about 13.7 billion years ago.
November 12 2022
During WW2, India produced the largest volunteer Army in world's history: over 2.5 million men. At least 38 Indians received the Victoria Cross or the George Cross.
November 11 2022
During Vin Scully's first year as a broadcaster in 1957, he was suspended by the Dodgers for calling a home run with "He hit that like it was Marilyn Monroe!"
November 10 2022
On "12 Years A Slave" Michael Fassbender had his makeup artist paint his mustache with alcohol so that the other actors would react naturally to the smell, as they would to a man who had been drinking heavily.
November 9 2022