FACT OF THE DAY
November 9 2020
People generally read 25% slower from a computer screen than paper.
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February 18 2021
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February 17 2021
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February 16 2021
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February 15 2021
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February 14 2021
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February 13 2021
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February 12 2021
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February 11 2021
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February 10 2021
Starting in 1990, Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls never had a three-game losing streak for eight years.
February 9 2021
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