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There are 292 ways to make change for a U.S. Dollar bill using U.S. coins (293 if you consider exchanging a dollar bill for a dollar coin to be “making change”).

There are 292 ways to make change for a U.S. Dollar bill using U.S. coins (293 if you consider exchanging a dollar bill for a dollar coin to be “making change”).

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Only four nations have national anthems with no official lyrics: Spain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, and San Marino.

Only four nations have national anthems with no official lyrics: Spain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, and San Marino.

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Although left unnamed in most cultures, in French culture, the kings found on playing cards are named. The Kings of Spades, Hearts, Diamonds, and Clubs are named after King David (of the Biblical fame), King Charles (Charlemagne), Caesar (the Roman dictator), and King Alexander (of ancient Macedonia), respectively.

Although left unnamed in most cultures, in French culture, the kings found on playing cards are named. The Kings of Spades, Hearts, Diamonds, and Clubs are named after King David (of the Biblical fame), King Charles (Charlema...

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Gasoline is blended differently based on the season in which it is sold; companies have their own summer and winter blends.

Gasoline is blended differently based on the season in which it is sold; companies have their own summer and winter blends.

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Despite the commonly held belief that former U.S. Vice President Al Gore claimed he invented the internet, he made no such claim; during a 1999 interview he did, however, give himself credit for being a champion of early internet development.

Despite the commonly held belief that former U.S. Vice President Al Gore claimed he invented the internet, he made no such claim; during a 1999 interview he did, however, give himself credit for being a champion of early inte...

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If we ate as much, adjusted for our size, as hummingbirds do, then the average human would need to eat roughly 155,000 calories a day to survive.

If we ate as much, adjusted for our size, as hummingbirds do, then the average human would need to eat roughly 155,000 calories a day to survive.

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James Monroe, the fifth President of the United States, was the last president who was also a Founding Father.

James Monroe, the fifth President of the United States, was the last president who was also a Founding Father.

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Even if you shave a tiger bare, it will still have its stripes. This is not due to skin pigmentation, but to the coloration of the stubble and hair follicles embedded in its skin.

Even if you shave a tiger bare, it will still have its stripes. This is not due to skin pigmentation, but to the coloration of the stubble and hair follicles embedded in its skin.

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Japan’s cremation rate, 99.97 percent, is the highest in the world by a wide margin.

Japan’s cremation rate, 99.97 percent, is the highest in the world by a wide margin.

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A standard size pencil has enough graphite in the “lead” to draw a line approximately 35 miles long or to write around 45,000 words.

A standard size pencil has enough graphite in the “lead” to draw a line approximately 35 miles long or to write around 45,000 words.

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In traditional Hawaiian culture, the placement of a flower in the hair of women has subtle symbolism; a flower behind the left ear indicates the wearer is in a relationship, and a flower behind the right ear indicates availability. The same symbolism does not apply to men.

In traditional Hawaiian culture, the placement of a flower in the hair of women has subtle symbolism; a flower behind the left ear indicates the wearer is in a relationship, and a flower behind the right ear indicates availab...

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Truly blue pigment is extremely rare in the animal kingdom and the vast majority of plants and animals we perceive as blue-colored are such as a result of how light scatters on their feathers, skin, scales, or petals.

Truly blue pigment is extremely rare in the animal kingdom and the vast majority of plants and animals we perceive as blue-colored are such as a result of how light scatters on their feathers, skin, scales, or petals....

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Candy corn was first made in the United States in the 1880s by the Wunderlee Candy Company and was originally called “Chicken Feed”.

Candy corn was first made in the United States in the 1880s by the Wunderlee Candy Company and was originally called “Chicken Feed”.
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