FACT OF THE DAY
December 2 2022
The average bed has between 100,000 and 10 million dust mites.
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Half the world is bilingual.
March 5 2023
The fear of having, seeing, or thinking about an erection is called ithyphallophobia.
March 4 2023
C.J. Walker was America's first black female millionaire.
March 3 2023
Someone tried to sell New Zealand on eBay.
March 2 2023
A shark can see through in the cloudy water because of its particular membrane present in its eye called tapetum lucidum. This feature helps a shark to prey in murky water.
March 1 2023
Angelina Jolie admitted that she scared little kids while in costume on the set of "Maleficent". Her daughter, who played young Aurora, was the only child who was not scared of her.
February 28 2023
The way a person treats restaurant staff reveals a lot about their character.
February 27 2023
The first breakfast cereal was made by adding sugar and milk to popped popcorn.
February 26 2023
The QWERTY keyboard layout used on most computers was invented way back in the 1860's.
February 25 2023
Jelly beans are covered in shellac, which is made from bug excretions.
February 24 2023
The original name of Windows was Interface Manager.
February 23 2023
The majority of people in Iceland believe in elves.
February 22 2023
There is a 1 in 4 chance that New York will have a white Christmas.
February 21 2023
English was once a language for "commoners," while the British elites spoke French.
February 20 2023
Exchanging of wedding rings was the tradition of ancient Egyptians.
February 19 2023
"Dallas Buyers Club" got an Oscar nomination with just a $250 makeup budget.
February 18 2023
The world's largest desert (outside of the polar regions) is the Sahara, it covers about one third of Africa.
February 17 2023
In 1907, an ad campaign for Kellogg's Corn Flakes offered a free box of cereal to any woman who would wink at her grocer.
February 16 2023
The average American spends 17,600 minutes driving each year. That's 58.6 hours, spent waiting at red lights every 365 days.
February 15 2023
There are over 7000 different types of apples grown all over the world.
February 14 2023