Super Bowl

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...
red pistachios

Why did pistachios used to be dyed red (or pink)?

Pistachios used to be dyed red (or pink) to cover blemishes and imperfections created during the harvesting process. If you have no idea what red...
Barber shop pole

Why are there swirling red, white, and blue poles outside of barbershops?

The red, white, and blue on the barber pole represent blood, bandages, and veins respectively. This odd representation has its origins in the Bronze...
Elvis

How many songs did Elvis Presley record?

Elvis recorded around 710 songs. There is no easy way to know for sure without buying all of this albums, but it's around 710. If...
Valentines Day

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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