FACT OF THE DAY
May 6 2021
Tickling may have been used as torture.
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Stumped by a math problem? Get the PhotoMath app and scan the math problem with your phone and the app will solve it for you.
September 7 2021
The famous Hubble Space Telescope can never be used to investigate Mercury as the planet is so close to the sun that sun's light could destroy the telescopes mechanism.
September 6 2021
Nerve cells can travel as fast as 120 meters per second.
September 5 2021
When Justin Timberlake and Ryan Gosling were in the Mickey Mouse Club, Justin's mom was Ryan's legal guardian.
September 4 2021
The banner promote seven art museums, sponsored by AT&T, to the readers of HotWired.com
September 3 2021
Wilt Chamberlain didn't win MVP the year he scored 50.4 points and grabbed 22.9 rebounds per game. (Bill Russel did.)
September 2 2021
When first wearing the Spider-Man costume Andrew Garfield admitted to shedding tears.
September 1 2021
Maine is the only state that has borders with only one other U.S. state, New Hampshire, while bordering two Canadian provinces.
August 31 2021
The Twitter bird actually has a name - Larry.
August 30 2021
The Niagara Falls are located on the border of the USA and Canada.
August 29 2021
Anxiety in men often does not appear as nervousness or worry appears, but rather as anger, muscle aches or alcohol use.
August 28 2021
Google Images was created after Jennifer Lopez wore that infamous dress at the 2000 Grammys.
August 27 2021
The Amazon rainforest encompasses an area of 5,500,000 sq kilometres (2,100,000 sq mi), which is two times the size of Argentina.
August 26 2021
People rise to our high expectations (and don;t rise if we have low ones).
August 25 2021
The air you breathe in a train station is 15% human skin.
August 24 2021
Married people are more likely to masturbate than people living alone.
August 23 2021
The brain treats rejection like physical pain, according to scientists.
August 22 2021
Laredo, Texas is the U.S.'s farthest inland port.
August 21 2021
In Swaziland, Africa, 1 out of 4 adults are infected with HIV.
August 20 2021
Babe Ruth once said he knew he didn't swing hard enough if "a little poop didn't come out."
August 19 2021