Fact of the Day

  • 31 May 2019

    The First to 100 is Stephen Curry

    FACT OF THE DAY: Once again Stephen Curry is raising the bar. The Golden State Warriors superstar guard is the first player in NBA history to make 100 3-pointers during the NBA Finals.

  • 30 May 2019

    What Was Operation MUZAK?

    FACT OF THE DAY: Operation MUZAK took place during World War II. The United States would have artists like Marlene Dietrich (a German star who became a US citizen) record sad, melancholic songs about lonely soldiers. The aim was to lower the moral of the German soldiers. In 1945 Dietrich was awarded the Presidential Medal...

  • 29 May 2019

    Where Is The City of Cool?

    FACT OF THE DAY: Not to be mistaken with the small city of Cool, California (near Sacramento), Berlin, Germany has been nicknamed “The City of Cool”. The name was earned due to Berlin’s reputation as a music, art, and party city.

  • 28 May 2019

    Why Do We Call Them Sheriff?

    FACT OF THE DAY: The word come sheriff comes from the two words “Shire” and “Reeve”. Shire refers to land or county, while Reeve is the official who was in charge. Shire Reeve then became sheriff.

  • 27 May 2019

    What Is Decoration Day?

    FACT OF THE DAY: Decoration Day was the originally name of Memorial Day. The first Decoration Day took place on May 5, 1868. [Photo Source: www.storyoftheweek.loa.org]

  • 26 May 2019

    What Is Bart Simpson’s Middle Name?

    FACT OF THE DAY: Bart Simpson is the world’s oldest 10 year old. His full name is Bartholomew J. Simpson. But what does the “J” stand for? It stands for JoJo… Bartholomew JoJo Simpson. [Photo Source: www.complex.com]

  • 25 May 2019

    What Is A Nigglywiggly?

    FACT OF THE DAY: A nigglywiggly is the little piece of paper that extends out of a Hershey’s Kiss chocolate. Yes, that actually has a name.

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Science Facts

  • 600,000 Particles of Skin

    FACT OF THE DAY: It is estimated that humans lose about 600,000 particles of skin every 60 minutes. Do some simple arithmetic and that equates to about 1.5 lbs of dead skin per year.

  • A Butt Is A Unit of Measurement?

    FACT OF THE DAY:  There is a unit of measurement called a “butt”. It is used mainly in the measurement of wines but also used for other alcohols. Butt comes from the Medieval word ‘botte’ which means boot. Exactly how much is considered a butt of wine? 1 butt of wine = (approximately) 126 gallons....

  • A Dazzle of Zebras

    What do you get when you have a dazzle of zebras?  Simple. You get a collection of 3 or more of the black and white striped mammals that belong to the horse family of the animal kingdom. A collection of zebras is also sometimes referred to as a “zeal” or “harem” of zebras. And now...

  • A Group of Floating Penguins

    FACT OF THE DAY:  A group of penguins on land can be referred to as a colony or a rookery. Did you know that a group of penguins in water have a different name? Oh yeah, they do. A group of floating penguins in the ocean are referred to as a “raft”.  

  • A Hungry Female Octopus

    FACT OF THE DAY: Beware a hungry female octopus! If a male octopus tries to mate while the female is hungry and not in the mood, trouble awaits him. The female octopus will lure him in, kill him, and then feed on his corpse.