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15 Interesting President Facts

15 Interesting President Facts

Daven Hiskey February 17, 2013 1

1) Heaviest President in U.S. History:  The the 27th President of the United States, President William Howard Taft (serving from 1909 to 1913) was the heaviest President in U.S. history. He was 5’11″ tall

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The Origin of 7 Common Phrases

The Origin of 7 Common Phrases

List25 February 1, 2013 3

This is a guest post by List25.com for more interesting lists, subscribe to their newsletter here. 1) Origin of “Bite the Bullet”:  This phrase was first attested in the late 18th century in the

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12 Interesting Volcano Facts

12 Interesting Volcano Facts

Noreen January 29, 2013 5

1. Where the term Volcano came from: The word “volcano” was derived from the Italian word “vulcano” from the Latin “vulcanus” meaning “burning mountain”. In  ancient Roman mythology, the God of fire/ flames (referred

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12 Historic Scientific Hoaxes

12 Historic Scientific Hoaxes

List25 January 24, 2013 4

This is a guest post by List25.com for more interesting lists, subscribe to their newsletter here. 1) In 2002, the BBC aired a report about German scientists who discovered that blond hair would be

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20 Interesting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Facts

20 Interesting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Facts

List25 January 18, 2013 20

This is a guest post by List25.com. 1) His name was originally Michael, not Martin.  His father was also Michael King, hence why Martin Luther King Jr. was originally named Michael King Jr.  However,

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10 Fascinating Facts About The Earth

10 Fascinating Facts About The Earth

Noreen January 16, 2013 8

1. Along with orbiting around the Sun at 66,600 mph, the Earth is also rotating at its axis at about 1,070 miles per hour.  So you are simultaneously hurtling around the Sun at 66,600

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15 Bizarre Human Body Related Facts

15 Bizarre Human Body Related Facts

List25 January 10, 2013 0

This is a guest post contributed by list25.com 1) The human brain uses about 20% of the entire body’s oxygen and caloric intake, despite accounting for only about 2% of an adult body’s mass.

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A Few Things You May Not Know About Mel Brooks

A Few Things You May Not Know About Mel Brooks

Eddie Deezen January 8, 2013 0

What can you say about the great comedic genius Mel Brooks?  He has given us some of the funniest movies in history, such as “The Producers”, “Blazing Saddles”, “Young Frankenstein”, and “Space Balls”.  A

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10 Common Items That Were Invented by Accident

10 Common Items That Were Invented by Accident

List25 December 11, 2012 3

This is a guest post contributed by List25.com 1) Teflon: Roy Plunkett, a chemist who worked for DuPont in the early 20th century, accidentally stumbled across the non-reactive, no stick chemical while experimenting with

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5 Bizarre Christmas Traditions

5 Bizarre Christmas Traditions

Guest December 4, 2012 10

Guest post by Jennie Reedy: holiday decorating consultant, author, and blogger. She recommends Charlotte Holiday Lighting Installation for residents of Charlotte, NC looking for professional holiday lighting installation. Christmas around the globe is celebrated

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13 Interesting Popeye the Sailorman Facts

13 Interesting Popeye the Sailorman Facts

Eddie Deezen December 3, 2012 6

1) Popeye the sailor made his comic strip debut in January of 1929.  Popeye was originally just one of the many characters in a comic series drawn by Elzie Segar called Thimble Theater, which

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Famous People and Their Unusual Pets

Famous People and Their Unusual Pets

Eddie Deezen November 30, 2012 0

1) George Clooney was given a pet Vietnamese black bristled potbelly pig named “Max” by his then girlfriend, Kelly Preston.  George loved Max and not only was the pig allowed in the house, but

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15 Harry Potter Facts

15 Harry Potter Facts

List25 November 29, 2012 6

This is a guest post contributed by List25.com Daniel Radcliffe’s stunt double through the first six films, David Holmes, was paralyzed from the waist down during the sixth film while practicing a flying scene

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18 Interesting Twinkie Facts

18 Interesting Twinkie Facts

Daven Hiskey November 16, 2012 6

Hostess announced today that they’re shutting down operations and selling off their assets owing to a worker strike that resulted in them having to file for bankruptcy.  This means, for a little while at

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15 Famous People Who’ve Spent Time in Jail

15 Famous People Who’ve Spent Time in Jail

Eddie Deezen November 14, 2012 1

1) Mark Wahlberg: Wahlberg, born the youngest of nine children all living in a three bedroom apartment, dropped out of school around the age of fourteen and joined a gang.  During this time, he

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Interesting United States President Facts Part 4 (33th-44th President)

Interesting United States President Facts Part 4 (33th-44th President)

Daven Hiskey November 7, 2012 3

This is a continuation of the four part “Interesting U.S. President Facts” series.  If you’re interested in the other parts, you can find them here: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. 33) Harry

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Interesting United States President Facts Part 3 (25th-32th President)

Interesting United States President Facts Part 3 (25th-32th President)

Daven Hiskey November 6, 2012 1

This is a continuation of the four part “Interesting U.S. President Facts” series.  If you’re interested in the other parts, you can find them here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 4. 25) William McKinley Facts:

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Interesting United States President Facts Part 2 (13th-24th President)

Interesting United States President Facts Part 2 (13th-24th President)

Daven Hiskey November 6, 2012 3

This is a continuation of the four part “Interesting U.S. President Facts” series.  If you’re interested in the other parts, you can find them here: Part 1, Part 3, Part 4. 13) Millard Fillmore

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