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A Random Fact For Your Day Archives

By: Nik

February 27, 2017: Giraffes sleep with their necks curled in 5 minute periods sleeping no more than 30 minutes a day

February 24, 2017: The most recycled material on Earth is asphalt. 99% of asphalt is used over and over again to remake roads. It’s made up of glass, rubber, sand, and various types of metal that are ground up and used along with tar

February 23, 2017: The smallest state in the United States (Rhode Island) is 6147 times bigger than The Vatican

February 22, 2017: The paper labels and glue on fruit is food grade and can be eaten

February 21, 2017: Once ripened, a coffee tree will produce for 50-60 years

February 17, 2017: The book the Statue Of Liberty holds is known as a tabula ansata which evokes the law

February 16, 2017: Oddly enough the amount of chocolate a country consumes is associated with how many Nobel prizes they win

February 15, 2017: A Camel can travel up to 38 miles per hour

February 14, 2017: All though cough,rough, though, and through have the same suffix, they don’t rhyme

February 13, 2017: You’dn’t’ve is known as a triple contraction and is rarely used. It originated in the south and is used as a sign of sophistication. 

February 10, 2017: Hermit crabs have 10 legs, not six. Six are external legs and four are internal legs

February, 9 2017 An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain

February 8 2017: Paris is known as the city of lights because of its role in the Age of Enlightenment and it was the first major European city to adopt gas lighting

February 7, 2017: The Milky Way galaxy is 100,000 light years long or 333,005,249,344 feet

February 6, 2017: In 1893, New Zealand was the first country to grant women suffrage

February 3, 2017: NFL footballs are made in Ada, Ohio

February 2, 2017: The “crust” part of pizza is actually called the cornicione. The entire bread component of a pizza is called the crust

February 1, 2017: The first lighthouse was built in 1716 on Little Brewster Island

January 27, 2017: SWIMS upside down is still SWIMS, it’s called an ambigram

January 26, 2017: Slang is Slang for short language

January 25, 2017: Moss grows on the north side of trees in the Northern Hemisphere, and on the south side in the Southern Hemisphere

January 24, 2017: Humans have the fear of loud noises and the fear of falling already encoded into their DNA when they are born

January 23, 2017: Banging your head against a wall burns 150 calories an hour

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