• Dr. Herpy

Fun Fact of the Day

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May, 13 2021: On Sesame Street, Cookie Monster’s cookies are actually painted rice cakes.

May, 12 2021: The Moon was made when a rock smashed into Earth

May, 11 2021: Your lungs are the only organs in your body that float.

May, 10 2021: Dancers are known to be disciplined, focused and high achievers who tend to be successful students and hard workers.

May, 7 2021: John Isner beat Nicolas Mahu in a tennis match that lasted 11 hours and five minutes. It took 3 days to complete!

May, 6 2021:Every second, your body produces 25 million new cells.

May, 5 2021: Most of Earth’s oxygen is produced by the ocean.

May, 4 2021: The footprints on the Moon will be there for 100 million years.

May, 3 2021: The mass of our entire atmosphere is estimated to be some 5.5 quadrillion tons (55 followed by 14 zeros).

April, 30 2021:The Moon’s surface is actually dark

April, 29 2021: Over one million Earth’s could fit inside the Sun.

April, 28 2021: Your dog can genuinely get jealous when they see you display affection for another creature.

April, 27 2021: The foot and ankle is a complex mechanical structure made up of 26 bones, 33 joints and over 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments.

April, 26 2021: Infants are born with approximately 300 bones, but as they grow some of these bones fuse together.

April, 23 2021: Earth worms have 5 hearts.

April, 22 2021: Time goes faster at the top of the building than at the bottom.

April, 21 2021: Penguins propose to each other with pebbles.

April, 20 2021:Octopuses have three hearts.

April, 19 2021: Blood makes up about 8 percent of your total body weight.

April, 16 2021: Distance from the Sun to mars is 142 million miles

April, 15 2021: Your body has more than 600 muscles.

April, 14 2021: Space is completely silent.

April, 13 2021: Ostriches have the largest eyes of any land animal.

April, 12 2021: Tom Stuker has flown over 10 million miles.

April, 9 2021:Baby flamingos are born grey, not pink.

April, 8 2021: There are almost 8 million possible seven-digit phone numbers per area code.

April, 7 2021: Did you know grapes light on fire in the microwave.

April, 6 2021: All the matter that makes up the human race could fit in a sugar cube.

March, 26 2021: Each engine on a Boeing 747 weighs almost 9,500 pounds.

March, 25 2021: Elephants have a specific alarm call that means “human”.

March, 24 2021: Some dogs are so fast they can beat a cheetah!

March, 23 2021: your heart beats about 100,000 times a day.

March, 22 2021: The first cars did not have steering wheels. They were operated by a lever.

March, 19 2021: Native Americans are the ones who invented the game of lacrosse.


March, 18 2021: 70% of our planet is the ocean and we have only discovered 5% of that!

March, 17 2021:Dogs have 18 muscles controlling their ears.

March, 16 2021: 20% of Earth’s oxygen is produced by the Amazon rainforest

March, 15 2021: Because of differences in gravity, a 200 pound person would only weigh 76 pounds on Mars.

March, 12 2021: New-world tarantulas are capable of flinging off tiny irritating hairs.

March, 11 2021: A FULL NASA SPACE SUIT COSTS $12,000,000.

March, 10 2021: A $1,250,000, Dracula 1931 original movie poster is the most expensive thing on Amazon.

March, 9 2021:One of the ingredients needed to make dynamite is peanuts.

March, 8 2021: In the Philippines, McDonald’s serves spaghetti.

March 5, 2021: At the equator, you would weigh less than if standing at one of the poles.

March 4, 2021: On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year.

March 3, 2021: McDonald’s once made bubblegum-flavored broccoli.

March 2, 2021: Honey does not spoil. You could feasibly eat 3000 year old honey.

March 1, 2021:The scientific term for brain freeze is “sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia”.

February 26, 2021: The town of Calama went without a single drop of rain from 1570 to 1971 more than 400 years!

February 25, 2021:  Movie trailers were originally shown after the movie, which is why they were called “trailers”.

February 24, 2021: A certain species of jellyfish has been deemed “immortal” by scientists.

February 23, 2021: An avalanche can travel up to 80 miles an hour.

February 22, 2021: Due to hot temperatures the iron will expand on the Eiffel Tower making it possible for it to grow up to 6 inches.

February 19, 2021: Ohio is the hometown of the famous inventor Thomas Edison. He grew up in Milan, Ohio.

February 18, 2021: The hottest temperature ever recorded on earth was 2 billion degrees kelvin, the sun is only 15 million kelvin!

February 17, 2021: Ohio gets it’s name from the Iroquois word ohi-yo, meaning “great river”.


February 16, 2021: Giant Pandas eat approximately 28 pounds of bamboo a day – that’s over 5 tons per year!

February 12, 2021: Armadillo’s shells are actually bullet proof.

February 11, 2021: The footprints on the moon will be there for 100 million years.

February 10, 2021: Did you know it would only take one hour to drive to space?

February 9, 2021: Canada is south of Detroit (just look at a map).

February 8, 2021: There’s only one letter that doesn’t appear in any U.S. state name and it’s “Q”. 

February 5, 2021: Believe it or not no number from 1 to 999 includes the letter “a,b or c” in its word form.

February 4, 2021: The entire population of the world could fit in Los Angeles.


February 3, 2021: A million seconds is 12 days. A billion seconds is 31 years.