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Why do we have daylight saving time?

While on an early-morning horseback ride around the London countryside in 1905, a man named William Willett had an epiphany. He thought that the...
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Why is bubble gum colored pink?

In 1928, Walter Diemer was working as an accountant for the Fleer Chewing Gum company but also dabbled around in the Fleer factory in his...
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Why do members of the military salute each other?

A salute is a hand gesture used to signify respect primarily associated with the military and police departments. Some speculate that the salute dates back...
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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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What do the symbols on back of the U.S. dollar bill mean?

Pull out a dollar bill or use this image for reference as you read through this post. The pyramid and the eagle on the back...

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