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Why are they called the Cleveland Indians?

The Cleveland Indians are named after former player Louis Sockalexis, a Penobscot Indian so respected, that one year after his passing, Cleveland took the...
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...
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...
A glass of Tang

Was Tang really invented in space?

No, Tang was not invented in space. It was invented in 1957 by a food chemist named William A. Mitchell while he was working...
Congress Hall

Where did the political terms left-wing and right-wing come from?

Today, the terms “left-wing” and “right-wing” are used to refer to liberal and conservative politicians, respectfully. These labels originated from...

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