Today's Fact

May 18th

Traditionally, children who lose a tooth in Greece, Singapore, Taiwan or Botswana throw their baby teeth on the roof instead of putting them under their pillow.


Previous Facts of the Day

05/17/2021

The most effective three-word-phrase to use in a clickbait headline on Facebook is “will make you”. The worst performing phrase was “control of your”.


05/16/2021

While testing a top secret aircraft design during WWII, pilot Jack Woolams wore a gorilla suit and a bowler hat so that any witnesses who reported back would not be believed.


05/15/2021

While testing a top secret aircraft design during WWII, pilot Jack Woolams wore a gorilla suit and a bowler hat so that any witnesses who reported back would not be believed.


05/14/2021

Word of the Day: MISOPHONIA - extreme annoyance caused by the sounds of others eating or breathing.


05/13/2021

Around 1 in 1500 people have a phenomenon called Voluntary Generated Piloerection, which is the ability to give themselves goosebumps.


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05/12/2021

You can shape tomatoes into cubes as they grow. (Image: moonimage CC-BY-2.0)


05/11/2021

A 2014 Stanford University study found that going for a walk doubles your creativity, regardless of whether you go outdoors, or just do laps of your bedroom.


05/10/2021

There are more estate agents in America than homes for sale.