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In New York City, pinball was illegal until 1976

Pinball machines are seen in many different casinos

By: Emily Spillar, Editor

February 13, 2020

In 1940, New York City banned pinball, because they thought it was more of a game of chance, then a game of skill. In 1976, they finally released this...

Some people may think a Tomato is a vegetable, when it is a fruit.

The World’s Most Popular Fruit are Tomatoes

February 12, 2020

The Tomato has a mass production of more than 60 million tons made each year.

Sweden has a total of 10.12 million citizens

Sweden pays students $187 per month to attend high school

February 11, 2020

Sweden pays a montly salary of US$187 to their students for attending high school.

Google was founded in 1998

Every minute, 2 million searches are performed on Google

February 10, 2020

Every minute, people are constantly thinking about facts that they want to know are true or not. So, they look on google for their needs.

Mexico has 69 official languages

Mexico has a population of 129.2 million

By: Emily Spillar, Editor

February 7, 2020

Between a bunch of different spanish and latin American languages, Mexico has around 69 languages

Bill Gates has been a billionare for being the CEO of Microsoft

Bill Gates continued to fly coach until 1997

February 6, 2020

Even though Gates' net worth was already 36 billion dollars, he still flew coach until 1997.

The Amazon Rainforest has been in the process of saving because of all the deforestation

During the past 40 years, at least 20% of the Amazon rainforest has been cut down

February 5, 2020

In the later part of the 20th century, the Amazon Rainforest began to change. People started to cut down parts of the Amazon Rainforest. Due to deforestation,...

Self-driving cars can be seen in Teslas, Google Cars, etc.

In 2012, Nevada became the first state to issue licenses for self-driving cars

February 4, 2020

Nevada was the first state to test out self-driving cars in October 2012.

Coffee contains caffiene.

Coffee is most effective if consumed between 9:30 am and 11:30 am

February 3, 2020

During this times, the highest cortisol level rises, which makes it the most effective time to drink caffiene.

The average prison sentence is 5-10 years

The longest prison sentence served in the U.S. was over 68 years long

January 31, 2020

Paul Geidel Jr. served the longest prison sentence in United States history. He served from April 21, 1894 – May 1, 1987 after being charged with first...

Bananas take about nine months to grow.

Bananas are curved because they grow towards the sun

January 30, 2020

Bananas go through a unique way of growing. Instead of growing towards the ground, they grow towards the sun.

Kangaroos have the lifespan of 8 to 12 years

If you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground it can’t hop

January 29, 2020

Kangaroos mostly use their tails for balance, so without it, they cannot hop.

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