FACT OF THE DAY
October 11 2020
In her later years, Florence Nightingale kept a pet owl in her pocket.
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In 5,000 years of human history, only one disease has been eradicated: smallpox.
May 23 2022
Scientists predict a new supercontinent, Pangaea Ultima, to form in the next 300 million years.
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Carrots don't actually make your eyesight better.
May 21 2022
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May 19 2022
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May 18 2022
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May 17 2022
There used to be fake Apple stores in China, even the staff were convinced they were working for Apple.
May 16 2022
Elephants are scared of bees.
May 15 2022
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May 14 2022
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May 13 2022
Edinburg was the first city in the world, which has its own fire brigade.
May 12 2022
Dolphins are intelligent animals that display a wide range of unique behaviors.
May 11 2022
There has been a regular-season NFL game on every single day of the week.
May 10 2022
Despite of having natural resources, Africa is the poorest and underdeveloped continent.
May 9 2022
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May 8 2022
Unlike dogs, cats do not have a sweet tooth. Scientists believe this is due to a mutation in a key taste receptor.
May 7 2022
There are more than 200 languages spoken in Europe.
May 6 2022
Your death microbiome could catch your killer.
May 5 2022
When you remember a past event, you are remembering the last time you remembered it.
May 4 2022