Fact Of The Day

Fact Of The Day

The podcast where you learn something new every day! From facts about everything from the giant cows that once roamed Europe, music that was made for plants, to the process of becoming a butterfly, and why we call it the Milky Way. It's new, fun and funny facts every weekday. ZM's got you covered.

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August 10, 2022 3 min

That crack in your cats fang is actually a blood groove

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If you minced the human population, we would only fill a 1km sphere

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When collars were first invented they were removable

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August 7, 2022 4 min

UVB boosts attraction and libido

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The annual global cost of things going rusty is $2.5 TRILLION

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A hitman was hired to do a job, which ended up with a complete 180

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A British surgeon burnt his initials into a patients liver

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The western fence lizard does pushups to attract a mate

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Unmarried couples stopped hanky panky in the olden days with a wooden blocker board

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The Commonwealth games starts today! So it's apt to give you a fact about them games to give you a runup to watching your country compete!

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This is a dangerous fact. Because after this.it's very easy to tangent onto a few google searches around WW2 inventions and boom! 3 days passed and you're flatmates are telling you to shower as you're making the house reek. Check it out. 

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July 26, 2022 6 min

Always fun to learn a thing or two about something most of us use in everyday life. Time to shine some light on 'the backpack' 

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Not Jack, not Billy Zane, not Leo Dicaprio, some other man who managed to survive the Titanic sinking had what you would probably call PTSD today. Back in 1912 though, that was before WW1 even so no such thing. A fascinating fact nontheless...

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Next time you find yourself taking the choo choo, have a look and try to find the big sandbox. If it's a sunny day the train won't need it, maybe you'll get to build a wee sandcastle!

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A great twist in the musical world, bagpipes are synonmous with Scotland, they are popular in other places around the world, heck Richie McCaw can play them. But Pakistan are the big dawgs of bagpipe manufacturing

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If you missed it as well, happy butt week. Also food for thought, if your anus could be anywhere else on your body, where would you put it?

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Britain has recently had the hottest day on record, and based on their air conditioning stats, nobody was ready for it.

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Start saving those pennies. If you want to buy all the real estate everywhere in the world we've come up with a total price for you. It'll take a while to get that high but you gotta start somewhere right?

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The first ever Mcdonalds restaurant in Guatemala gets to lay claim to one of the most well known institutions in the restaurant industry. 

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July 3, 2022 4 min

The fact is so mind baffling that Hayley and Fletch can't seem to get their heads around it. But dems da facts. Let Vaughan explain...

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