FACT OF THE DAY
May 13 2022
Cilantro is a member of the carrot family.
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During a two-week hamstring injury in 1948, the Dodgers secretly replaced Jackie Robinson in the lineup with a white man in black face named Herschel Morowitz.
January 3 2022
The first streetlights in America were installed in Philadelphia around 1757.
January 2 2022
It snowed in the Sahara Desert in 1979.
January 1 2022
Jay used to be slang for foolish person. So when a pedestrian ignored street signs, he was referred to as a "jaywalker".
December 31 2021
There's a 1-in-3 chance police will never identify your killer if you're murdered in the U.S.
December 30 2021
Liechtenstein has competed in the most summer Olympics, 16 to be exact, without winning any medal.
December 29 2021
Our brain doesn't think long-term deadlines are so important because we feel more connected to a day-by-day passing of time.
December 28 2021
You can't create folders in Windows OS having CON, PRN, NUL, etc. as the name. This is because these folder names are reserved for use in specific system tasks.
December 27 2021
The Earth is tiny in comparison with the rest of the universe, it could fit into the sun 1.3 million times.
December 26 2021
Taylor Swift is the first and only artist in history to win both Best Pop Album and best Country Album at the Grammys.
December 25 2021
In the US more soldiers die from suicide than in combat.
December 24 2021
Most NASCAR teams use nitrogen in their tires instead of air.
December 23 2021
Google HQ rents goats from California Grazing to mow their lawns and fields. The employees thing that it's a lot cuter to watch goats do the mowing than lawn mowers.
December 22 2021
The Buffalo Bills haven't made the playoffs since Bill Clinton was President.
December 21 2021
The pear is a fruit that ripens from the inside out.
December 20 2021
Elwood Edwards did the voice for the AOL sound files (i.e "You've got Mail!").
December 19 2021
The Amazon rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest on Earth.
December 18 2021
The average American drinks about 600 sodas a year.
December 17 2021
In the Victorian era, it was popular for people to photograph relatives after they had died, often placing them in lifelike poses.
December 16 2021
There are no land mammals in Antarctica but there are lots of whales, penguins, and seals in Antarctica's water.
December 15 2021