Fact of the Day – 30 Interesting Facts Of The Day

Updated on Oct 18, 2020

Here’s a list of 30 Interesting Random Facts of the Day:

  1. Fluorescent lights cause many health problems, including migraines, headaches, eye strain, and stress. – Source
  2. The U.S. military is building a stealth bike with an electric battery, capable of silent operation for covert missions. – Source
  3. Until 1990, there was a McDonald’s store that operated outside the control of McDonald’s corporation. It was franchised by the original McDonald brothers and was completely independent. – Source
  4. GZA of Wu Tang Clan is working on an album focused on educating children about the science. It is also believed Neil deGrasse Tyson helped inspire it. – Source
  5. The sun is 400x bigger and also 400x further away than the moon, meaning they look almost identical in size in our sky. – Source
  6. In 1970 due to a wheat production quota dispute between a Farming family in west Australia and the Government, the family declared their land to be independent from Australia and created a legal micro-nation called the Principality of Hutt River which exists till today. – Source
  7. The record for most Guinness World Records is held by Ashrita Furman – Source
  8. In 1975 $10 million worth of Huey helicopters had to be pushed off the flight deck of the USS Midway and into the sea to make way for the emergency landing of an aircraft with Vietnamese evacuees on board. – Source
  9. In 2011, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra was in a deep financial crisis. Kid Rock, in what he called “the best drunk move I ever made,” decided to throw a benefit concert. He raised over one million dollars for the symphony and helped save classical music in Detroit. – Source
  10. Cockroaches are so repulsed by humans that if they’re touched by a human, not only do they run away, but they wash themselves. – Source
  11. The Amazon River used to flow into the Pacific, “switched direction”, and now follows its current course into the Atlantic. – Source
  12.  There is an orchestra which uses instruments made entirely from vegetables, after the show they use the vegetables to make soup. – Source
  13. Lyndon Johnson was the only President sworn in by a woman and it occurred on Air Force One after Kennedy’s assassination. – Source
  14. July was called Quinitilis until Julius Caesar died. – Source
  15.  Keanu Reeves trained for four months in karate for The Matrix. Later, he learned over 200 martial arts moves for Matrix Reloaded. He also learned Judo and Jujitsu for John Wick. – Source

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