FACT OF THE DAY
July 24 2022
Email existed before the world wide web.
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During WW2, India produced the largest volunteer Army in world's history: over 2.5 million men. At least 38 Indians received the Victoria Cross or the George Cross.
November 11 2022
During Vin Scully's first year as a broadcaster in 1957, he was suspended by the Dodgers for calling a home run with "He hit that like it was Marilyn Monroe!"
November 10 2022
On "12 Years A Slave" Michael Fassbender had his makeup artist paint his mustache with alcohol so that the other actors would react naturally to the smell, as they would to a man who had been drinking heavily.
November 9 2022
Wine spoils when exposed to light.
November 8 2022
We are living in the most peaceful time in human history.
November 7 2022
The banana tree is not a tree but a giant herb.
November 6 2022
On average, a person passes gas 14 times a day.
November 5 2022
Some people enjoy seeing anger in others.
November 4 2022
The NCAA required college football players to study during halftime until 1925.
November 3 2022
In Sardinia, there is a kind of sheep's cheese that includes maggots as its main ingredient.
November 2 2022
In 2008, the NFL changed its logo. On the previous there were 25 stars and, despite all the archival research, it was not possible to understand the logic and the reason for their appearance. On the new logo, 8 stars - by the number of divisions, and the ball is set at about the same angle as the Lombardi trophy.
November 1 2022
Sheep have four stomachs, each one helps them digest the food they eat.
October 31 2022
Research that shows we're more satisfied when we spend money on experiences rather than on possessions because it helps us socialize and feel more alive.
October 30 2022
Britney Spears's used pregnancy test was sold on eBay for $5,001.
October 29 2022
Magma is the hot liquid rock under the surface of the Earth, it is known as lava after it comes out of a volcano.
October 28 2022
The longest river Nile runs through Egypt.
October 27 2022
Fiji is an island nation and popular tourist destination found in the South Pacific Ocean.
October 26 2022
Adult human bones account for 14% of the body's total weight.
October 25 2022
Brad Pitt and Edward Norton really learned how to make soap on the set of "Fight Club".
October 24 2022
When the first iPod prototype was shown to Steve Jobs, he dropped it in an aquarium and used the air bubbles to prove there was empty space and it could be made smaller.
October 23 2022