FACT OF THE DAY
August 6 2022
Seattle's Fremont Bridge rises up and down more than any drawbridge in the world.
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New Line Cinema gambled their entire company on the success of the Lord of The Rings franchise, by committing to all three films for more than $270 million up front.
August 28 2022
You're programmed to love the music you listened to in high school the most.
August 27 2022
Domain name registrations were free till 1995.
August 26 2022
Despite that, onomatopoeias are not shared across languages.
August 25 2022
The smarter the person is, the faster he thinks, and the sloppier his handwriting is.
August 24 2022
There are about 24 official languages spoken throughout Europe.
August 23 2022
An asteroid about the size of a car enters Earth's atmosphere roughly once a year - but it burns up before it reaches us. Comets are leftovers from the creation of our solar system about 4.5 billion years ago - they consist of sand, ice and carbon dioxide.
August 22 2022
About 46% of pro football hall of famers played for one team during their NFL careers.
August 21 2022
There's a ghost town in Arizona called "Nothing." It has one abandoned building and a couple of signs.
August 20 2022
Pittsburgh is the only city where all the major sports teams (MLB, NHL, NFL) have the same colors: Black and gold.
August 19 2022
The Olympic rings cover every flag in the world. Yellow, green, red, black, and blue were selected because at least one of those five colors appears in every flag in the world.
August 18 2022
Daniel Kaluuya was given the lead role on the spot after nailing his audition for "Get Out". He did about five takes of a key scene, in which his character had to cry, and each was so perfect that the single tear came down at the exact same time for each take.
August 17 2022
Sea otters have a pouch under their forearm to store their favorite rocks.
August 16 2022
Hummingbirds are so agile and have such good control that they can fly backwards.
August 15 2022
Other than English, French is the only language taught in every country.
August 14 2022
Africa is the 2nd largest continent that is larger than Mexico, China, India, USA and many areas of Europe.
August 13 2022
A strawberry isn't technically a berry, or even a fruit.
August 12 2022
Jamie Lee Curtis is Jake Gyllenhaal's godmother, and Jake is Heath Ledger's daughter's godfather.
August 11 2022
The cat held by Marlon Brando in the opening scene of "The Godfather" was a stray that Coppola found while on the lot at Paramount, and was not originally called for in the script.
August 10 2022
Shy people talk little about themselves, but they do this in a way that makes other people feel that they know them very well.
August 9 2022