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Navy SEALs

Why are they called Navy SEALs?

The Navy SEALs are the U.S. Navy's primary special operations force and are part of the Naval Special Warfare Command. Among the SEALs' functions are conducting small-unit military operations that originate from, and return...
bitcoin

What is Bitcoin?

Below is my very introductory summary of bitcoin. I could go on for multiple pages, but that isn't the point of this blog. If you'd like a more detailed...
Dill pickle

Why is it called a dill pickle?

A pickled cucumber (commonly known as just a pickle) is a cucumber that has been pickled and left to ferment for a period of time, by either keeping the...
log cabin

What is the difference between a house and a cabin?

Houses and cabins aren't mutually exclusive. This means that something can be both a house and a cabin. A house can be defined as a building where one or more...

Who was General Tso and why is chicken named after him?

General Tso Tsungtang was a war hero who served during China’s greatest civil war, the Taiping Rebellion. Tso was known for his ruthlessness. His reputation alone caused thousands of...
Eye Bags

Why do we get bags under our eyes when we are tired?

When we are tired our skin gets dull and dehydrated. This results in hollow areas below our eyes and allows dark blood vessels and tissue beneath the skin to...