Air Force Salute

Why do members of the military salute each other?

Some speculate that the salute dates back to Roman times when soldiers raised their hands as a form of greeting or respect, but there...
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...
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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...
Chevy Chase Fletch

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...
Daylight Savings Time Clock

Why do we have daylight saving time?

According to Michael Downing, author of Spring Forward: The Annual Madness of Daylight Saving Time, the first daylight saving time policy began in Germany...

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