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FACT OF THE DAY: Happy 55th Birthday to the Ford Mustang!!! It was 55 years ago today (April 17, 1964) that Henry Ford II debuted the now iconic sports car at the World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York.
FACT OF THE DAY: Almost as important as the invention of ice cream is the invention of the ice cream cone. We give that credit to Italo Marchiony, who in 1896 created the first one. It wouldn’t be until 1903 that he patented his creation.
FACT OF THE DAY: Cenosillicaphobia is a real thing and it affects many people. What is it exactly? It is the fear of an empty beer glass.
FACT OF THE DAY: Ancient Egyptians worshiped the onion and viewed it as a symbol of eternal life. When burying the Pharaohs, they would be buried with onions alongside them.
FACT OF THE DAY: Eskimos have a lot of words to refer to snow. They have 50 words to be exact. We won’t list them all, but here are a few: apun, akillukkak, sillik, apuuak, pukak, perksertok, natigvik, and milik.
FACT OF THE DAY: A crush is short term yet strong attraction felt for another person. But when is a crush not a crush? According to psychologists, a crush will only last 4 months. After 4 months, those feelings enter the “in love” category.
FACT OF THE DAY: Everyone has a birthday, right? Well it appears that more people have a birthday on September 9. That is the most common birthday in the United States. Birth data also shows that September is the busiest month for babies being born.
FACT OF THE DAY: The Snickers chocolate bar is named after a horse. Not just any horse, but the favorite horse of Frank and Ethel Mars, owners of the Mars company. Sadly, the horse passed away shortly before the release of the chocolate bar.