FACT OF THE DAY
April 26 2021
The diameter of a full sized basketball is half the diameter of a basketball hoop.
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June 29 2023
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June 28 2023
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June 27 2023
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June 26 2023
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June 25 2023
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June 24 2023
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June 23 2023
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June 22 2023
Email existed before the world wide web.
June 21 2023
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June 20 2023
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June 19 2023
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June 18 2023
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June 17 2023
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June 16 2023
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June 15 2023
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June 14 2023