FACT OF THE DAY
May 21 2021
The Olympics used to award medals for art.
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There;s a fungus that bleeds. The mushroom isn't poisonous but the taste has been described as a very bitter pepper.
September 9 2022
Humans are 50% heavier and four inches taller in the past 100 years than they have been throughout most of human history.
September 8 2022
Cryptophasia is a language phenomenon that only twins, identical or fraternal, can understand.
September 7 2022
In 1971, Evita Peron's body was exhumed and flown to Spain, where Argentina's Ex-President Juan Peron and his new wife kept the corpse in their dining room.
September 6 2022
When shooting "Into The Wild" the temperature outdoors was at freezing when Emile Hirsch performed the naked back float down the stream.
September 5 2022
Remove unpleasant odor in smelly shoes or gym bags by placing dry tea bags in them.
September 4 2022
Instead of going to dinner and movie, go to the movie first and then dinner. This way at dinner you have something to talk about.
September 3 2022
If you're on the Moon you'll be much lighter, so here's the place to go if you want to feel like you're weightless. You' weight about one sixth of your weight on Earth. Super skinny you'll be. That's why astronauts could leap and bound so high in the air.
September 2 2022
$134.81 billion of Google's annual revenue in 2019 came from ads.
September 1 2022
Rocky III was nominated for outstanding foreign language film at the Japanese Academy Awards.
August 31 2022
Sound travels 4 times faster in water than it does through air.
August 30 2022
New research suggest that 15-20 million people were murdered or imprisoned by the Nazis during the Holocaust, much more than previously believed.
August 29 2022
New Line Cinema gambled their entire company on the success of the Lord of The Rings franchise, by committing to all three films for more than $270 million up front.
August 28 2022
You're programmed to love the music you listened to in high school the most.
August 27 2022
Domain name registrations were free till 1995.
August 26 2022
Despite that, onomatopoeias are not shared across languages.
August 25 2022
The smarter the person is, the faster he thinks, and the sloppier his handwriting is.
August 24 2022
There are about 24 official languages spoken throughout Europe.
August 23 2022
An asteroid about the size of a car enters Earth's atmosphere roughly once a year - but it burns up before it reaches us. Comets are leftovers from the creation of our solar system about 4.5 billion years ago - they consist of sand, ice and carbon dioxide.
August 22 2022
About 46% of pro football hall of famers played for one team during their NFL careers.
August 21 2022