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Why are pretzels brown?

No one can say for sure why pretzels were originally made to appear brown. However, I can tell you what makes them brown. The distinct...
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Why do we have daylight saving time?

While on an early-morning horseback ride around the London countryside in 1905, a man named William Willett had an epiphany. He thought that the...
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What does SOS stand for?

SOS doesn't stand for or represent any letters, rather it's a representation of a Morse code distress signal. SOS is a continuous Morse code...
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Why is it called Valentine’s Day?

The origins of Valentine’s Day are shrouded in mystery. What is known is that February has historically been celebrated as a month of romance...
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Why is it called the Super Bowl?

The inaugural game was not officially known as the Super Bowl. In a 1966 letter to then-NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle, AFL founder and Kansas...

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