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In 1872 Yellowstone in the US was the world’s first national park In 1900 the average life span in the US was 47 The first credit card was a Diner’s Club card issued in 1950 The world’s first roller coaster… Read More ›

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Before 1850 golf balls were made of leather and were stuffed with feathers The first crossword puzzle appeared in 1913 The ice cream cone was introduced in 1904 The first city to mint its own gold coins was Florence, Italy… Read More ›

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The first metered taxi was introduced in 1907 The Chinese used fingerprints as a method of identification as far back as AD 700 The revolving door was invented in 1888 Cars were first started with ignition keys in 1949 The… Read More ›

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The first Burger King was opened in Florida Miami in 1954 In 1878 the first telephone book made contained only 50 names Coca Cola launched its 3rd product Sprite in 1961 Instant coffee was invented in 1901 The naming of… Read More ›

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Agoraphobia is the fear of wide open spaces Aichmophobia is the fear of needles and pointed objects Akousticophobia is the fear of noises Amathophobia is the fear of dust Atychiphobia is the fear of failure Brontophobia is the fear of… Read More ›

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A connected bunch of bananas is called a hand and individual bananas are called finger Arachibutyrophobia is fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth A 15th anniversary is called a quindecennial A nanosecond is one billionth… Read More ›

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A female ferret is called a jill The side of a hammer is called a cheek Pinocchio is Italian for ‘pine head’ The longest word that can be typed using only our right hand is ‘lollipop’ 1 out of every… Read More ›