New York Library books

Where do libraries get their initial set of books from?

New libraries use a process called "collection development" to decide what books to purchase as well as what books to discard. Books are usually...
Argentinian Station

How many people live in Antarctica?

The population of Antarctica fluctuates between 1,000 and 4,000 people, depending on the time of the year. For the most part, there are two types of...
Super Bowl

Why is it called the Super Bowl?

The inaugural game was not officially known as the Super Bowl. In a 1966 letter to then-NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle, AFL founder and Kansas...
tennis court

Where did the tennis scoring system come from?

The are multiple theories of where the tennis scoring system came from. I've summarized those here. In sports, if you don't score, a common saying...
Star Wars Tatooine desert with R2-D2 and C-3PO

Where were the Star Wars Tatooine desert scenes filmed?

The Star Wars Tatooine desert scenes were mainly filmed in Tunisia but some were filmed in Death Valley (U.S). George Lucas used various locations in...

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