5 True and Interesting Facts To Start Your Day (Day #30)

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Welcome to our new daily series of true and interesting facts that you probably don’t need to know, but should know!

Impress your friends, coworkers and family members with your absolute genius mind! These true and interesting facts can really get a conversation going! Get ready to see mind’s being blown, because we are about to drop some serious useless fact knowledge on you!

Warning: The knowledge below could very well make you the smartest person in the room — just sayin’. 

Fact #1

Despite the optical illusion, the Gateway Arch in St. Louis is exactly as wide 630 feet as it is tall.

Fact #2

People back in the day used to believe that the blood of the freshly executed was a health tonic and would pay executioners a little money to let them drink it warm.

Fact #3

Way back in 1953, it took nearly 27 hours to create one PEEPS Marshmallow Chick. Today, that same process takes just six minutes.

Fact #4

Dunking an Oreo in milk for three seconds gives you the optimal balance of sogginess and structural integrity.

Fact #5

Alaska is both the westernmost and easternmost state.