FACT OF THE DAY
July 12 2022
In 1956, 5 megabytes (5MB) of data weighed a ton.
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Air pollution in China can increase the snowfall in California.
February 1 2023
Before dentures were invented, teeth were extracted from the mouths of dead soldiers for use as prosthetics.
January 31 2023
Gal Gadot was five months pregnant while filming "Wonder Woman". Her baby bump was visible, so the crew created a costume which had a green screen around her belly, which was later removed during post-production.
January 30 2023
Like many ancient royalty, King Tut's parents were related. According to DNA taken from his mummified body, his parents were actually brother and sister.
January 29 2023
The Aztecs sacrificed 1% of their population every year, or about 250,000 people.
January 28 2023
"Yahoo" is an acronym for "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle."
January 27 2023
WWI was the sixth deadliest conflict in world history.
January 26 2023
The Antarctica contains 90 percent of Earth's ice.
January 25 2023
The amount of computer Memory required to run WordPerfect for Win95 is 8 times the amount needed aboard the space shuttle.
January 24 2023
Bill Gate's house was designed using a Mac computer.
January 23 2023
Greece has been in a state of default for half its modern history as a sovereign state.
January 22 2023
The highest mountain known to man is on an asteroid called Vesta. Measuring a whopping 22km in height, it is three times as tall as Mount Everest!
January 21 2023
Our favorite subject is ourselves.
January 20 2023
Every two weeks, another language or dialect goes extinct.
January 19 2023
There are 18 minutes of total action in a baseball game.
January 18 2023
Learning a second language can make you smarter.
January 17 2023
The top six foods that make your fart are beans, corn, bell peppers, cauliflower, cabbage and milk.
January 16 2023
In 2011 a 75-year old woman stole some fiber optic cable, cutting 2 entire countries off the internet.
January 15 2023
Poltergeist's scene where Robbie is being strangled, was real but Steven Spielberg thought that the boy was just acting. When they saw Robbin's face turning purple, they rushed to removed the clown's arms from Robbins's neck.
January 14 2023
Coffee beans aren't beans - they're fruit pits.
January 13 2023