The smartphone you carry with you every day has been commonly referred to as a mobile phone, a cell phone, or a cellular phone. While the term “mobile phone” makes ...

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Bacon is one of America’s favorite foods, used in about every way imaginable and a staple at the breakfast table. But what about Canadian bacon? Where did it come from, ...

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The words carat and karat are similar-sounding words, but they refer to two entirely different things. The carat is the standard unit of measurement for the weight of gemstones, while ...

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Getting an “F” in school to represent failure or flunking hasn’t always been the case. At one point, an “E” was the lowest grade you could get. Assigning a letter ...

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If you’ve ever attended a high school or college graduation ceremony, you’ve probably heard the familiar music that accompanies the students as they enter. It is the march, “Pomp and ...

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Peanut butter is an American staple and is eaten by 94% of U.S. households in almost every combination imaginable. Of course, the most common is the PB&J sandwich, but there ...

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mateus24/flickr The Shroud of Turin is a centuries-old linen cloth that appears to be a crucified man, believed by many to be that of Jesus Christ. It has become one ...

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Got a squeaky door, a rusty hinge, or a bolt that just won’t come loose? There’s a good chance you’ve reached for this product; the liquid that magically loosens things ...

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Everything in life is dictated by time, and depending on where you live, your time is different than someone somewhere else. This hasn’t always been the case. How then was ...

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The Pantheon in Rome The Romans were incredibly adept and revolutionary with many aspects of their daily lives, but they also had some beliefs and actions that were more on ...

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Microsoft Solitaire made its appearance back in 1990 with the release of Windows 3.0, and it has become one the most installed and played pieces of software in the world. ...

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