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Why is it called Gatorade?

Gatorade is named after a "gator," which is the mascot for the University of Florida sports teams. In early summer of 1965, the coaching staff...
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What is the difference between a gulf, bay, port, harbor, cove, marina, and a...

Some of these terms are often used interchangeably. This is incorrect and I will briefly explain the differences below. GULF A gulf is a large bay...
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Why do we light fireworks on New Year’s Eve?

Fireworks (aka firecrackers) were invented in China in the seventh century. Historically, many cultures thought fireworks could scare off evil spirits. According to Chinese legend,...
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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...
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Where do the movies get baby actors from?

Just like adults, newborn baby actors have agents and managers. Laws differ from state to state, but in most states, babies can only act for...

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