FACT OF THE DAY
November 9 2020
People generally read 25% slower from a computer screen than paper.
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In "Man of Steel", Henry Cavill refused to take steroids to muscle up for the role. He also refused any digital touch-ups or enhancement to his body in his shirtless scenes.
December 29 2020
An experiment showed that when experiencing pain, study participants exposed to pictures of their beloved and to distracting word games had their pain reduced far more than those exposed to the same distracting word games and pictures of acquaintances.
December 28 2020
The average person spends about eleven on screen time in a lifetime.
December 27 2020
Comedians and funny people are usually more depressed than average, research found.
December 26 2020
Wal-Mart averages a profit of $4 million every hour for the year 2020.
December 25 2020
Your most sensitive finger is your index finger (closest to your thumb).
December 24 2020
There are dogs that can surf. Each year in California, the Del Mar Dog Beach hosts the Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon, which raises money for animals in need.
December 23 2020
On average, you secrete 26 gallons of sweat in your bed per year.
December 22 2020
The record for the most Olympic medals ever won is held by Soviet gymnast Larissa Latynina. Competing in three Olympics, between 1956 and 1964, she won 18 medals.
December 21 2020
The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com
December 20 2020
A cat has been the mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska for 15 years.
December 19 2020
A raw oyster is still likely alive when you eat it.
December 18 2020
30,000 websites are hacked every day. Highly effective computer software programs are used by cybercriminals to automatically detect vulnerable websites which can be hacked easily.
December 17 2020
Simplistic passwords contribute to over 80% of all computer password break-ins.
December 16 2020
The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour is 61,000.
December 15 2020
You swallow to 1 to 2 cups of mucus every day.
December 14 2020
After the Burning Man Festival, a cleaning crew combs through the grounds to clean up "MOOP" or trash as small as single hairs from wigs in order to pass a federal inspection.
December 13 2020
Taylor Swift has a framed photograph of when Kanye West interrupted her at the VMA's in her Nashville home, with a handwritten caption reading: "Life is full of little interruptions".
December 12 2020
Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel. He declined saying he lacked "the natural aptitude and the experience to deal properly with people" to do the job.
December 11 2020
London was the first city in the world to trial an underground railway.
December 10 2020