Mexican Jumping Beans

What are Mexican jumping beans and how do they jump?

Mexican jumping beans are actually seed pods from a Mexican shrub that have been implanted with larva from the Laspeyresia saltitans moth.
Census sign

Is it illegal to not fill out the census form?

Under Title 13 of the U.S. Code, you can be fined up to $100 for refusing to fill out a census form and $500...
New Zealand Street Art

Is there an Old Zealand?

New Zealand was named after the westernmost Dutch province named Zeeland. So, technically, Zealand is the "old Zealand." The first Western explorer to discover what...
log cabin

What is the difference between a house and a cabin?

Houses and cabins aren't mutually exclusive. This means that something can be both a house and a cabin. A house can be defined as a...
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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