Vaseline, or petroleum jelly, is used for just about everything. Chances are you have a jar of the stuff sitting in your medicine cabinet or drawer somewhere in your home. ...

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Canada has a one-dollar coin called the “loonie.” It was introduced in 1987 to replace the country’s paper one-dollar bill. But something strange happened to the loonie on its way ...

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Gold is one of the most prized elements on the planet. It has been used throughout history as a sign of power and wealth, adorned in jewelry, and even used ...

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Liquid Paper is the magical stuff that can cover mistakes, but if it weren’t for one woman and her difficulty using an electric typewriter, it might never have been invented. ...

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What happened to all those great social networks that came before. Were they relegated to the dustbin of history, never to be seen or heard from again, or did they ...

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Walt Disney World is the most visited vacation resort in the world, but it might not have been that way if Walt Disney hadn’t kept the development a secret in ...

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Spending an inordinate amount of money to see a movie at the movie theater happens to be a favorite activity for millions of people. The average price of a movie ...

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If you’ve ever been an avid jean wearer, you’ve probably discovered that the little, tiny pocket right above the front pocket on a pair of jeans doesn’t hold much, but ...

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Many countries keep strategic reserves of oil to control price volatility or to maintain their national security, but Canada doesn’t have a strategic oil reserve. They instead have a strategic ...

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Coffee is one of the most widely consumed drinks in the world, and there are many different varieties to enjoy to get that caffeine fix so many need early in ...

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