The largest bill currently printed and circulated by the U.S. Treasury is the $100 bill, but there used to be bills much larger. One was even worth $100,000. In 1969, ...

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We’ve all heard of the different sizes of batteries; AA, AAA, C, and D. But what happened to the B size battery, and did it ever even exist? The B ...

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On June 30, 1908, just after seven in the morning, an explosion took place near the Stony Tunguska River in Central Russia that became the largest impact with Earth in ...

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Rama/Wikimedia It was a story similar to the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 out of Kuala Lampur on March 8, 2014, in that a huge piece of modern ...

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In case you didn’t know it, falconry is hunting using a bird of prey such as a hawk or a falcon, for example. Many of the sayings we commonly use ...

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The Hass Avocado, the one we enjoy in guacamole, sliced, or put on just about anything, is the avocado we most commonly see in the grocery store. But this best-selling ...

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We’ve all seen these images plastered everywhere on the web, on t-shirts, and posters with the words “Keep Calm” emblazoned on them. What is the history behind this iconic statement, ...

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It’s a question we often don’t think about, but we pass these things every day. It’s the eight-sided stop sign, the red sign with the white lettering that indicates that ...

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Rigor in Latin means “stiffness,” and mortis means “of death.” But why does the body of a person or an animal get stiff after death, and what causes it? Interestingly, ...

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We have all heard the comment before that Al Gore said he invented the internet, but no, he did not, and no, he really never said he had. The statement ...

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OK, how did two little letters end up becoming one of the most common words used in the English language? It’s OK if you don’t have any idea because the ...

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