Where Does Oil Come From? The Myth About Fossil Fuels and Dinosaurs Debunked

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Oil is an important resource that you can see everywhere around us. It plays an essential part in the quality of our lives, and it’s hard to imagine a world without it.  From transportation and heating, to electricity and manufacturing essential products for our daily routine, like household appliances, computers, plastics, paint, and cosmetics, the […]

Here’s How an Alabama Woman Stuck In NYC Traffic In 1902 Invented The Windshield Wiper

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If you’ve ever gone on a drive with your parents on a rainy or snowy day, you’ve probably already witnessed how helpful windshield wipers are in clearing away rain, snow, or debris. But have you ever wondered how this ingenious invention came to be? Or whose brilliant mind invented this simple yet incredibly important feature […]

The Interesting History of Waffles

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Waffles have been a beloved breakfast staple for centuries by many around the world. With its warm, crunchy outside texture, soft interior, honeycombed-like shape, and irresistible aroma that wafts throughout the room, this delectable treat has become a favorite.  Today, waffles are enjoyed in many different ways. Some people love to put melted butter, maple […]

How Cardboard is Made. Part 1, Some Basic Info

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There are various uses for cardboard, hardcover books, files, etc. There are 3  main types of cardboard, 1st quality, 2nd quality, and finally, millboard. Which one of these you use depends on the quality and the strength you need. 1st is the costliest and strongest.  2nd is intermediate. People usually mix something else other than […]

The History Of Father’s Day

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On the third Sunday in June every year, people worldwide honor fathers, fatherhood, and their role in the family. This year, Father’s Day was celebrated on June 18, 2023. It’s a day to show appreciation not only to the fathers but also to the father figures and husbands in people’s lives.  But while many people […]

The History of Cheese

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Cheese: the ultimate comfort food that’s so well-loved by many people around the world.  Cheese fondue, grilled cheeses, mozzarella sticks, Mac and cheese, cheese and crackers, ham and cheese sandwiches, cheeseburgers, or pizza with melted cheese—the list just goes on. Pretty much anything you could ever imagine pairs well with this universally delicious dairy! Did […]

Charles Goodyear and Vulcanized Rubber

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Charles Goodyear didn’t invent rubber, but he developed the process called vulcanization that makes rubber usable and stable. Goodyear was born on Dec. 29, 1800, in New Haven, Conn., U.S. He spent his entire life working with rubber. He first made valves that used rubber life preservers, but the rubber was so unstable. In the […]

The Interesting History of the Potato Chips

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Potato chips, also called crisps, are one of the most popular snacks consumed worldwide today. It comes in a variety of flavors—from the classic, cheese, and sour cream, to barbecue, among others. For many people, a movie night or picnic won’t be complete without potato chips. But have you ever wondered how this favored snack […]

St. Patrick’s Day: History and Traditions

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On March 17th of every year, people across the world celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, the feast day Ireland’s patron saint, St. Patrick.  There’s nothing quite like this holiday, with people wearing green and parades on every corner. People also often look for four-leaf clovers for good luck, dress as leprechauns with gold pots, and drink […]

The Origins of Valentine’s Day—Here’s What to Know

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Every February 14 of the year, people around the world celebrate Valentine’s Day, a holiday where people express their love towards their loved ones. On this day, you can definitely feel the love in the air. People often buy gifts, a bouquet of roses and chocolates to give to their partners to honor their love […]