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The name of WD-40 is quite literal; the name stands for Water Displacement, 40th Formula and was taken right from the inventor’s lab notebook.

The name of WD-40 is quite literal; the name stands for Water Displacement, 40th Formula and was taken right from the inventor’s lab notebook.

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Despite his firm position as a silver screen icon, James Dean has a very short list of movie credits: he starred in three movies and had walk-on minor roles in three others.

Despite his firm position as a silver screen icon, James Dean has a very short list of movie credits: he starred in three movies and had walk-on minor roles in three others.

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Liquid Paper correction fluid was invented by the mother of Michael Nesmith, member of 1960s pop sensation The Monkees.

Liquid Paper correction fluid was invented by the mother of Michael Nesmith, member of 1960s pop sensation The Monkees.

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Cyberpunk author William Gibson and influential video game designer Hideo Kojima both have said the 1981 film Escape from New York was highly influential on their body of work.

Cyberpunk author William Gibson and influential video game designer Hideo Kojima both have said the 1981 film Escape from New York was highly influential on their body of work.

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Smoking has been banned on all U.S. domestic flights of less than six hours since 1990 and was extended to all domestic and international flights in 2000. Passengers lighting up on a flight can face a fine and potentially be arrested and detained upon landing.

Smoking has been banned on all U.S. domestic flights of less than six hours since 1990 and was extended to all domestic and international flights in 2000. Passengers lighting up on a flight can face a fine and potentially be ...

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Gold, a highly ductile element, can easily be stretched into a long and thin wire. One ounce of gold will yield a wire fifty miles long.

Gold, a highly ductile element, can easily be stretched into a long and thin wire. One ounce of gold will yield a wire fifty miles long.

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Karaoke, the popular entertainment game wherein amateur singers sing along with instrumental tracks of well-known popular songs, means “empty orchestra” when translated directly from Japanese into English.

Karaoke, the popular entertainment game wherein amateur singers sing along with instrumental tracks of well-known popular songs, means “empty orchestra” when translated directly from Japanese into English....

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A May 13, 1929 game between the Indians and the Yankees was the first Major League Baseball game where both the home and away team wore numbered jerseys.

A May 13, 1929 game between the Indians and the Yankees was the first Major League Baseball game where both the home and away team wore numbered jerseys.

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Tabasco Sauce, that iconic spicy American condiment, takes three years to produce; most of that time is invested in the fermentation process which helps soften and break down the raw peppers without cooking them.

Tabasco Sauce, that iconic spicy American condiment, takes three years to produce; most of that time is invested in the fermentation process which helps soften and break down the raw peppers without cooking them....

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Buzz Aldrin’s mother’s maiden name was, appropriately enough, Moon.

Buzz Aldrin’s mother’s maiden name was, appropriately enough, Moon.

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There are more barrels of bourbon in Kentucky than there are people; you’ll find approximately 8.1 million barrels aging in bourbon warehouses around the state, but only around 4.3 million citizens.

There are more barrels of bourbon in Kentucky than there are people; you’ll find approximately 8.1 million barrels aging in bourbon warehouses around the state, but only around 4.3 million citizens....

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Although they seem tiny when you’re whizzing past them in a car, the broken (separate) white stripes that mark the lanes on U.S. highways are a full ten feet long.

Although they seem tiny when you’re whizzing past them in a car, the broken (separate) white stripes that mark the lanes on U.S. highways are a full ten feet long.
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