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Is Chevy Chase, Maryland named after actor Chevy Chase?

No, Chevy Chase, Maryland is not named after actor Chevy Chase. It's actually the other way around. Chevy Chase was born named Cornelius Crane...
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Was Chef Boyardee a real person?

Unlike the fictional product marketing icons of Betty Crocker, Aunt Jemima, and Mrs. Butterworth, Chef Boyardee was indeed a real person. The others were created...
The Golden Gate Bridge at night

How did the Golden Gate Bridge get its name?

Contrary to popular belief, the Golden Gate Bridge is not named for its nighttime golden appearance. The Golden Gate Bridge is named after the...

Would detonating a nuclear bomb in a desert really turn its sand into glass?

Yes, detonating a nuclear bomb in a desert really would turn its sand into glass. Well, at least a portion of it. We know...
FM Radio Dial

Why do FM radio stations end in odd numbers?

FM radio stations end in odd numbers to prevent interference. The reason they are odd numbers rather than even numbers is that 1 (odd...

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