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What Are Goose Bumps About?

The human body is a wondrous yet perplexing machine that can spur lots of interesting questions. Here’s a good one. What are goose bumps about? Goose bumps occur when the tiny muscles at the base

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What’s the History of S’mores?

The Girl Scouts are widely credited with inventing the concept of sandwiching a fire-roasted marshmallow between graham crackers and chocolate and calling it a s’more. But did you know that the tradition of Scouts browning

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All About the History of Cinco De Mayo

You’ve probably heard a lot about Cinco de Mayo this week, but what does holiday actually celebrate? Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo isn’t Mexico’s Independence Day. Mexico’s equivalent of the Fourth of July

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12 Eye-Popping Facts About Popcorn

___________________________________________________________________ Americans eat 1 billion pounds of popcorn a year. That’s enough to fill the Empire State Building 18 times. The United States is the world’s largest producer of popcorn, producing about 300 million tons

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7 Things Astronauts Have Snuck Into Space

Astronauts have found ways to sneak items into space over the past 50 years. Here are some examples. Dirt from a Pitcher’s Mound New York Yankees fan Garrett Reisman took dirt from the pitcher’s mound at Yankee Stadium during