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Do fish sleep?

While most fish rest by reducing their activity and metabolism, the way fish "sleep" is different from the way land mammals sleep. Most fish don’t...
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Do animals get hiccups?

Most mammals (and some other animals) can get hiccups. Insects are a type of animal that does not get hiccups due to them not...
Easter Basket

Where did the Easter bunny and Easter eggs come from?

It's very bizarre that rabbits and colored eggs are used to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, especially since rabbits don't lay eggs. There are a...
Groundhog

What is Groundhog Day and where did it come from?

Groundhog day has its origins in an ancient Celtic festival called Imbolc, which was held on each year on February 1st.
Buck deer

Why are dollars referred to as bucks?

Like many others words, the etymology of this word isn't 100% clear, but strong evidence suggests that a dollar is called a “buck” thanks...

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