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Halloween started as an ancient Celtic festival called Samhain where people would wear costumes to scare off dead spirits and ghosts. If all you want...
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Why are they called Q-tips?

The “Q” in Q-tips stands for quality, and the “tips” describes the cotton swab at the end of the rod/stick. Q-tip is a product...
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What is the difference between Tylenol, Advil, Aleve, acetaminophen, ibuprofen, asprin, etc.?

Tylenol, Advil, Bayer, Aleve, Motrin, Excedrin, Bufferin, Midol, etc. are company and product names. Acetaminophen (a.k.a paracetamol), ibuprofen, naproxen sodium, and aspirin are the active...

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