Groundhog

What is Groundhog Day and where did it come from?

Groundhog day has its origins in an ancient Celtic festival called Imbolc, which was held on each year on February 1st.
Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas cruise ship

What kind of gas mileage do cruise ships get?

Just like larger cars, larger cruise ships generally have lower fuel efficiency than smaller ones. The Royal Caribbean 'Oasis of the Seas' cruise ship...
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...
White Elephant Gift Exchange Group

Why is it called a white elephant gift exchange?

The term "white elephant" in "white elephant gift exchange" probably came from the tradition of the King of Siam (present-day Thailand) giving rare albino...
Icing the kicker

Does “icing the kicker” work in football?

A bunch of smart people researched this and found out that icing the kicker in the NFL does not make a statistically significant difference...

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