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Glitter, found in everything from cosmetics to arts and crafts projects, can be used as trace evidence in forensic analysis as the sheer number of glitter types and variations in manufacture make it highly unlikely that two different kinds of glitter would be identical.

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The first example of a national level minimum wage in the United States appeared in 1933 when the National Industrial Recovery Act set the minimum wage at $0.25 an hour (although it was overturned via legal challenge, it was reestablished, at the same rate, in 1938 by the Fair Labor Standards Act).

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The now iconic cartoon sitcom, The Simpsons, got its start as a series of animated shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show back in 1987.

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Inside a traditional piano, there are hundreds of feet of high-tensile steel wire (some wrapped in copper) under tension–while each individual wire has a tension between 160-200 pounds, the total tension of the collective strings is an astounding 35,000 pounds.

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