Facts of the Day #47

5 Facts of the Day #47

1. Peanuts are not actually nuts but legumes. 2. At the height of Rin Tin Tin’s fame, a chef prepared him a daily steak lunch and classical musicians played to aid his digestion. 3. If you start counting at one and spell out the numbers as you go, you won’t use the letter “A” until […]

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5 Facts of the Day #46

1. In 2004, Marvel Comics launched Spider Man India where Peter Parker was called Pavitr Prabhakar, Mary Jane was called Meera Jain, and Aunt May was called Auntie Maya.   2. The first webcam watched a coffee pot. It allowed researchers at Cambridge to monitor the coffee situation without leaving their desks.   3. An […]

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Fact Of The Day #45

5 Facts of the Day #45

1. In Ancient Rome, the punishment for killing one’s father (patricide) was the death penalty, which was being sewn up in a leather sack along with a viper, a monkey, a dog and a cock and then thrown into water. 2. Jaguars have such powerful jaws that they kill their prey by biting into the […]

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5 Facts of the Day #44

1. A report found that the free weights at the gym have 362 times more bacteria than a toilet seat.   2. Amazon’s largest warehouse is the size of 17 American football fields.   3. In 4 of the 5 largest cities in the U.S., it’s cheaper to rely on Uber than to own a […]

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Facts Of The Day #43

5 Facts of the Day #43

1. Nicholas Cage once did magic mushrooms with his cat. 2. There are cells in the human body called “faggot cells” which cause leukaemia. 3. Approximately 40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year. 4. Crocodile poop used to be used as contraception. 5. To have your photo taken with the first-ever camera, you would […]

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5 Facts of the Day #42

1. When Menelik II, emperor of Ethiopia, felt unwell, he would eat a few pages of the Bible.   2. Paris, France, was the first western capital to have a mayor of African descent in 1879.   3. The “Fi” in “WiFi” doesn’t mean anything. The creators just called it that because it rhymed with […]

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Fact of the Day #41

5 Facts of the Day #41

1. Steven Hawking once threw a party for time-travellers on June 28th 2009 but he only announced the party the next day. No one showed up. 2. An Indian thief was force-fed 48 bananas after being caught stealing a gold chain. Police ordered in the 48-piece basket and waited until the criminal could excrete the […]

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iTunes Apple Nuclear Weapons Fact - Fact5

5 Facts of the Day #40

  1. If you use iTunes, you have already agreed not to use Apple products to create nuclear weapons.   2. There’s a Nikola Tesla statue that radiates Free Wi-Fi in Silicon Valley.   3. The city of Guangzhou, China is also known as the Chocolate City due to its increasingly population of 20,000 Africans. […]

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Fact of the Day #39

5 Facts of the Day #39

1. Barack Obama has won more Grammy awards than Katy Perry and One Direction. 2. Nintendo was created before the fall of the Ottoman Empire. 3. If Walmart was a Country, it would be ranked as 19th most powerful due to its economic status. 4. During World War 2, the winner of the Tour de […]

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5 Facts of the Day #38

1. Casu marzu is a Sardinian cheese that contains live maggots. The maggots can jump up to five inches out of cheese while you’re eating it, so it’s a good idea to shield it with your hand to stop them jumping into your eyes.   2. Between 1900 and 1920, Tug of War was an […]

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