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The precursor of Christmas cards was calling cards handed out on New Year’s day by wealthy European families in the Middle Ages.

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Elephants so strongly dislike bees (and their trunk-inflaming stings) that they have a specific warning call that tells other elephants there are beehives nearby.

Plaster Oscars

Thanks to metal shortages during World War II, there was a three year span of time where Oscar recipients received a plaster statue painted gold; after the war, the Academy replaced the plaster statues with the traditional gold-plated metal ones.

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