FACT OF THE DAY
March 2 2021
Table tennis balls can travel off the paddle at 105.6 miles per hour.
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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
Americans travel 1,144,721,000 miles by air every day.
September 13 2021
Texas is also the only state that is allowed to fly its state flag at the same height as the U.S. flag.
September 12 2021
Google has been acquiring on average more than one company per week.
September 11 2021
Princess Anne, daughter of Queen Elizabeth II, did not have to undergo gender verification at the 1976 Olympics due to royal courtesy.
September 10 2021
There are 50 per cent more males that are left handed than females.
September 9 2021
Humans and dolphins are the only species that have se* for pleasure.
September 8 2021