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Disney

The 1937 movie Snow White is still the highest grossing animated film ever (adjusted for inflation).

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Countries Of The World

Mongolia has a population density of 1.9 people per square km, making it the least densely populated country in the world.

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Disney

Pocahontas was the 33rd animated Disney movie, released in 1995. Animators modelled Pocahontas on a number of supermodels at the time, including Christy Turlington and Kate Moss.

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Disney

The last movie that Walt Disney was personally involved in was the Jungle Book. Disney died in 1966 and the Jungle Book was released in 1967.'

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Premier League

Gareth Barry has made 653 Premiership appearances. He broke Giggs record of 633 in September 2017.

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Premier League

Everton are one of six clubs who have been in the PL since inception. The others are Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham, Liverpool, and Manchester United.

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Friends

Insomnia Cafe was the original name of the show when first pitched to NBC in the early 1990s. Friends Like Us, Six of One, and Across the Hall were also working names for the sitcom.

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Premier League

In the 2018/2019 season, Manchester City scored 106 goals, the most ever so far.

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Brain

We have around 70,000 thoughts per day. But 98% of those thoughts are repetitive - we had them yesterday as well

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Disney

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Winne the Pooh, Tinker Bell, and Snow White all have their own walk of Fame stars

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Premier League

During the 2003/04 season Arsenal did not lose a game, winning 26 and drawing 12. The last team to go unbeaten in a season was Preston North End in 1888.

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Brain

The brain uses up 20% of the body's energy intake. It also consumes the same percentage of the oxygen we breathe.

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Brain

The awake brain generates 23-25 watts of electricity, enough to power a lightbulb.

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90s

Although the Dow crossed the 10,000 mark on March 19, 1999, it spent most of the next decade in and out of that mark, not settling above it until 2010.

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Countries Of The World

With over 200 ancient pyramids found so far, Sudan has the most. Egypt, home of the famous Pyramids of Giza, only has 138.

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Brain

Despite the common myth that we only use 10% of our brains, we actually use almost all of it, even when we sleep.

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Countries Of The World

At 5,100 m above sea level, the mining town of La Rinconada in the Peruvian Andes is the highest permanent settlement in the world.

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Disney

The "Lion King" was originally meant to be called "The King of the Jungle" but was changed to the present name because lions don't actually live in the jungle.

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Countries Of The World

Panama adopted the US dollar as its currency in 1904. Other countries who now use the dollar are El Salvador and Ecuador.

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90s

Dolly the sheep was born in July 1996, the first cloned mammal. She was named after Dolly Parton.

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Valentines Day

Amazingly, teachers receive more Valentines Day cards than anyone, including lovers/spouses. Pets are the 5th largest group to receive cards.

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Friends

David Schwimmer (Ross) directed 10 episodes of Friends.

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Disney

Cinderella, at 19 years old in the 1950 Walt Disney movie, is the oldest of all the Disney princesses.'

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Disney

Walt Disney originally wanted to call his most famous creation Mortimer, but his wife convinced him to change the name to Mickey.

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Friends

Phoebe believes that someone she knows will die if she goes to the dentist.

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Friends

In high school, Monica once reached 255 lbs in weight.

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Brain

This is a trick question. The brain performs better for creative work like writing or drawing (as opposed to problem solving) when it's tired. So late night is generally the best time to be creative.

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Brain

Brain scans show that a London taxi driver generally has a larger hippocampus than usual. This is due to having to memorize the streets of London when in training.

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Friends

236 episodes of Friends were made between 1994 and 2004.

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Premier League

Brian Deane scored the first goal of the new Premier League on Aug 15, 1992 for Sheffield United.

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Premier League

In April 2005, while playing for Everton against Crystal Palace, James Vaughan became the youngest PL goalscorer at 16 years and 271 days.

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90s

John Glenn was 77 when he returned to space in 1998 on the Space Shuttle. He first went in 1962 and was the first American to orbit the earth.

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90s

Johnnie Cochran said this at OJ Simpson's trial about a pair of gloves that appeared not to fit Simpson. Simpson was acquitted but found guilt in a civil case.

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Countries Of The World

With an average life expectancy of 89.32 years in 2019, citizens of the tiny principality of Monaco can expect to live longer than anyone else in the world.

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Countries Of The World

The Galapagos Islands of Ecuador were named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978, the very first place to earn that honor.

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Friends

Gunther, the manager of Central Perk, can speak fluent Dutch. He appeared in 148 episodes of Friends.

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Premier League

Manchester United won the PL in 1996/97 with only 75 points.

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Brain

Almost three quarters (73%) of the brain is water. It needs this amount to stay functional. This is why if you feel forgetful or 'slow', you might be dehydrated.

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Countries Of The World

Canada's coastline of 202,080 km is more than three times longer than that of the country with the second-longest coastline, Norway.

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90s

The Dole/Kemp ticket lost the 1996 election to Bill Clinton, making Clinton the first Democrat to win two straight presidential elections since FDR.

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Friends

In the Season 10 episode, 'The One With The Home Study', Ross makes Rachel face her fear of swings in return for facing his fear of spiders.

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Valentines Day

In Finland, Valentines Day is called 'Friends Day'. It's all about celebrating good times with your buddies and not about romance.

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Friends

Rachel was due to marry a dentist called Barry but ditched hi at the altar and escaped to New York to find her old friend Monica.

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Premier League

Three teams have spent just a single season in the PL: Swindon Town (1993/94), Barnsley (1997/98), and Blackpool (2010/11).

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Brain

Brain surgery could be the oldest form of medicine. It was practiced in the late stone age (around 7,000 BC) with remarkable levels of success.

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90s

Tony Blair's Labour Party won the 1997 UK election by a landslide, replacing the Conservative Party who'd been in power for 18 years, since 1979.

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Valentines Day

Singles Awareness Day is a reaction against Valentines Day and is celebrated (or commiserated) on February 15.

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Disney

Of the main Disney characters, Goofy is the only one with a son.

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Premier League

Nottingham Forest had their relegation confirmed from the first PL season on May 1, 1993.

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Disney

Donald Duck was created in 1934 to provide some negative balance to Mickey Mouse's niceness.

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Disney

Producers of The Jungle Book tried to get the Beatles to play the part of the four vultures in the movie, but were turned down by the group.

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Countries Of The World

The Pacific isle nation of Nauru has no official capital. The government buildings are in the district of Yaren, sometimes called the 'Main District'.

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Valentines Day

Japanese women give chocolate to men on Valentines Day. They give store-bought chocolate to friends and homemade chocolate to lovers.

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Countries Of The World

Although landlocked, Kazakhstan still has an operating navy, who sail in the equally landlocked Caspian Sea.

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Countries Of The World

With its lowest point being 1,400 meters above sea level, Lesotho in southern Africa, is the highest complete country in the world.

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Friends

Matt LeBlanc cohosted Top Gear for three years, from 2016-2019.

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90s

In a 1992 interview with 60 Minutes, Hillary Clinton said she wasn't some 'liitle woman hanging around waiting for her man like Tammy Wynette' when asked about Bill Clinton's infidelities.

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90s

Since opening in 1994, an average number of 50,000 people pass under the Channel Tunnel between Britain and France daily.

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Brain

The brain doesn't stop growing until the age of 25. Babies are born with large heads to accommodate rapid brain growth.

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90s

The first McDonald's that opened in Moscow in 1991 was the biggest McDonald's in the world.

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Friends

Joey has seven sisters in total: Gina, Tina, Dina, Veronica, Cookie, Mary Theresa, and Mary Angela.

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Premier League

John Burridge was playing for Manchester City in 1995 when he became the oldest player to appear in the Premier League

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Brain

The average human brain weighs around three pounds and is the size of two clenched fists.

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90s

Jacques Chirac first term in office (1995-2002) was he last seven-year term for French presidents. Due to a law change, his second term was five years.

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Lord Of The Rings

Frodo is Bilbo's cousin, but was adopted by Bilbo when he was 21. They both share the same birthday.

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Christmas Movie

In 2005, Tony Blair talked about Love Actually as an example of a British PM telling a US president where to get off.

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World History

The War of the Pacific between Chile and Bolivia was won by Chile. It resulted in Bolivia losing its coastline and becoming landlocked. Bolivia still claims its Pacific coast.

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Valentines Day

Saint Valentine was executed by Claudius II on February 14, 269.

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Valentines Day

A billion Valentines Day cards are sent around the world every year. This is second only to Christmas, which sees 2.6 million cards sent.

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Lord Of The Rings

The movies were filmed in New Zealand. Through showcasing the natural beauty of New Zealand, the Lord Of The Rings has increased tourism to the country.

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World History

Italy finally become one nation state on March 17, 1861when all the different countries on the Italian Peninsula unified under King Victor Emmanuel II.

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Anatomy And Physiology

The femur, or thigh bone, is the longest (and strongest) bone in the human body

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Football

In 1972, the Miami Dolphins had the only 'perfect season' (where they won every single game) of any NFL team.

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Grey's Anatomy

Katherine Heigl, who played Izzy, turned down her Emmy nomination in 2008 because her character wasn't given enough material and she felt it was unfair to other actresses.

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Grey's Anatomy

George O'Malley was killed off in 2005 when he was hit by a bus saving a woman's life.

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World Cup

Bazil is the only team to have appeared in every single World Cup since the competition started in 1930.

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Easter

Rutherford Hayes started the White House Easter Egg Roll in 1878 when local children asked if they could play on the White House grounds.

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Easter

Eostre was a Saxon goddess connected with springtime and fertility.

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Grey's Anatomy

Although McDreamy and McSteamy are most used in the show, the interns had a habit of adding 'Mc' to a lot of words or sentences.

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World Cup

Italian club Juventus has provided the most number of World Cup players over the years, with 128 so far.

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Easter

The traditional Easter Sunday meal is roast lamb, because that is also what's eaten at the Jewish Passover.

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Easter

Mary Magdalene discovered the tomb of Jesus empty after his death.

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Easter

The white lily is the traditional Easter flower, used as a decoration in churches and homes over the Easter period.

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Human Bone

An human adult has 206 bones but is born with 300. As a baby grows, its bones fuse together to decrease the number.

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Human Bone

The ribs move the most, because of the need to breath. They move around 5 million times per year.

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Human Bone

Bones need calcium to stay strong and healthy. Vitamin D helps improve the absorption of calcium when taken as a supplement.

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Valentines Day

According to eater.com, online searches for Italian restaurants have the highest average search interest around Valentines Day.

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Lord Of The Rings

It took 1.5 hours for the foot makeup to be applied to the actors playing the hobbits. On shooting days they would report to makeup at 5 am.

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Lord Of The Rings

Orlando Bloom auditioned for Faramir but ended up winning the much larger role of Legolas

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Kardashian

Khloe and Lamar were married from 2009-2016. The got married after knowing each other a month.

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Kardashian

The Kardashian children great-great grandparents were ethnic Armenians who left the Russian Empire and ended up settling in California.

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US State Capitals

With 1.7 million residents in 2019, Phoenix is the only state capital with over a million people.

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Anatomy And Physiology

The intergluteal cleft is commonly known as your butt crack. On average, 10% of people getting butt enhancement surgery are men.

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Football

In 1967 Emlen Tunnell became the first African American inducted into the Hall of Fame. He spent his playing career at the New York Giants and Green Bay Packers.

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World Cup

German Miroslav Klose scored a record 16 goals for his country in four World Cups between 2002 and 2014.

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Easter

An Easter tradition in Germany is to burn your Christmas tree from the previous Christmas as a sign that winter is over and spring has begun.

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Human Bone

Almost half of all broken bones among adults are in the arm.

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Human Bone

Babies are born without kneecaps. These form at around the age of two.

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World History

Joseph Stalin, who ruled Russia from 1922-1952 was actually from Georgia and first arrived in Russia as a prisoner at the age of 25.

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World History

With US help, Panama broke away from Colombia. The Americans thought an independent Panama would be easier to deal with concerning the canal.

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Supernatural

Kripke left after the 5th season once his original storyline concluded. He never intended the show to last 10 more seasons.

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Football

On October 22, 1939, NBC televised the first ever NFL game in history between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Philadelphia Eagles. It went to about 500 televisions and the Dodgers won 23-14.

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Grey's Anatomy

Heart surgeon Erika Hahn said that Christina Yang reminded her of herself. She was especially hard on her for this reason because she knew she was bound for greatness.

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World Cup

Italy won the World Cup in 1938 and didn't win again until 1982, a distance of 44 years.

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Lord Of The Rings

Christopher Lee once met Tolkien and made a point of reading the Lord Of The Rings Book every year.

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World History

Caligula made his horse, Incitatus, a senator. It's believed this was to ridicule the senate by implying a horse could do their job.

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Kardashian

Kim's favorite Spice Girl is Posh Spice, Victoria. Her and her friends used to go to school dressed as Spice Girls on 'no uniform' days.

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Kardashian

As a teenager, Khloe was in a serious car accident that wiped out parts of her childhood memory.

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Supernatural

Both main stars grew up in Texas, with Jenson Ackles coming from Dallas and Jared Padalecki from San Antonio.

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US State Capitals

Founded in 1610 by the Spanish, Santa Fe, New Mexico is America's oldest state capital.

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US State Capitals

Barack Obama announced his first presidency on February 10, 2007 in front of the Old State Capitol building in Springfield Illinois. The same spot where Lincoln delivered his famous 'house divided' speech in 1858.

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Anatomy And Physiology

With 27 bones in each one, the hands have the most bones. Put together, the hands have just over 26% of the bones in your body.

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Football

Although the Los Angeles Coliseum is the oldest actual stadium, built in 1923, Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers, is the oldest stadium built for NFL use.

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Football

With a value of about $5.5 billion, the Dallas Cowboys are the deathliest team in the NFL.

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Grey's Anatomy

Rob Lowe turned down the role of Derek Shepherd because he feared Grey's Anatomy would be a flop.

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World Cup

Russia 2018 saw 122 players score at least one goal, setting a record for the most number of goal scorers in a World Cup.

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Human Bone

The pelvic bone of women is a different shape to that of men in order to allow childbirth.

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Kardashian

Kris Jenner uses black toilet paper to compliment the black color scheme in her home.

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Kardashian

Kendall's middle name is Nicole, named after the murdered Nicole Brown-Simpson, her mother's best friend.

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Christmas Movie

1990's Home Alone is the top earning Christmas movie of all time, making almost $286 million worldwide.

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Supernatural

Supernatural is famous for its classic rock soundtrack, with most of it coming from creator Erik Kripke's own record collection.

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Supernatural

Sam was studying law at Stanford before Dean found him and they left together to start their hunting life.

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US State Capitals

The Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial is in Boise, Idaho and opened in 2002.

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Anatomy And Physiology

If you include the bones that make up the ears, 29 bones constitute the head.

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Grey's Anatomy

Shonda Rhimes wanted to set Grey's Anatomy in her hometown of Chicago but pulled back from that idea because ER, another medical drama was already set there.

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Easter

The Peanuts TV special is called It's The Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown and was debuted on April 9, 1974.

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Human Bone

Our bones stop growing in our mid 20s but continue to add density until around the age of 30. After that, gradual density loss sets in.

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Lord Of The Rings

Altogether the trilogy won 17 of the 30 Oscar nominations they received. The Return Of The King won 11 on its own, winning every category it was nominated in.

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World History

Dutch explorer Willem Janzoon arrived in northern Australia in 1606, 164 years before James Cook.

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Christmas Movie

The original Gremlins script had Billie's dog being eaten and his mom decapitated. The production team all agreed this was too much for a family-friendly movie.

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Supernatural

The Winchester brother come from Lawrence, Kansas. The show creator Erik Kripke chose this city because of it proximity to the famously haunted Stull Cemetery

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Supernatural

Kripke envisaged Kristen Bell for the part of the demon Ruby, but she passed on the chance to play her.

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US State Capitals

By land area, at over 2,700 square miles, Juneau is the latest state capital in the United States.

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Anatomy And Physiology

The jaw muscle - called the masseter - is the strongest part of the body.

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Grey's Anatomy

The bar in front of the hospital where the surgeons and interns go to unwind is called Emerald City Bar & Grill.

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Human Bone

The hyoid bone sits at the back of your tongue and is the only bone not connected to other bones through joints.

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Lord Of The Rings

Titanic as the first move to gross over a billion dollars in 1997

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Lord Of The Rings

Sean Connery turned down the role of Gandalf because he'd never read the books and didn't understand the script.

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Kardashian

'I hate you all' was the first line from the Keeping Up pilot. They were spoken by Kim.

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World History

The 'terrible' in Ivan the Terrible doesn't necessarily mean evil. The Russian translation means 'powerful' or 'formidable'.

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Christmas Movie

Actress Rosemary Clooney, famous in the 1940s and 50s was George Clooney's aunt. She played Betty Haynes in the 1954 musical White Christmas.

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Anatomy And Physiology

Teeth are the only part of the body that can't heal itself. A broken tooth stays broken forever.

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Football

Peyton Manning won the 2007 Super Bowl with the Indianapolis Colts in 2007 and the 2016 Super Bowl with the Denver Broncos.

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World Cup

Egypt goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary played in Russia 2018 at the age of 45, the oldest player to feature in a World Cup.

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Video Game

Tennis For Two was invented in 1958 to amuse guests at a government research facility in New York.

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World History

As a young man, Abraham Lincoln was a champion wrestler.

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Kardashian

Kourtney graduated from the University of Arizona with degree in theater arts. She also minored in Spanish.

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Kardashian

Kim and her husband Kanye West have four children together. Kim has talked a lot about her difficult pregnacies.

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Christmas Movie

The Home Alone house is in Winnetka, a suburb of Chicago.

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Supernatural

Kripke named the Winchester brothers after Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty from the book 'On The Road'. The name Sl was later changed to Sam.

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Easter

Americans spend over $2.4 billion on candy at Easter, slightly less than they spend on Halloween.

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Christmas Movie

Donald Trump insisted on a cameo in Home Alone 2 in return for the use of the Plaza Hotel which he owned at the time.

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Christmas Movie

Before Jim Carrey landed the part of the Grinch, both Eddie Murphy and Jack Nicholson were strongly considered.

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Anatomy And Physiology

With a thickness of 0.2 mm, the eyelid has the thinnest skin on the body.

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Grey's Anatomy

Shonda Rhimes based Miranda Bailey on her mother's no-nonsense attitude to life.

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World Cup

The original World Cup - the Jules Rimet Trophy - was stolen in the run up to the 1966 World Cup in England. Pickles found the trophy under a hedge while out walking with his owner.

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World Cup

Geoff Hurst remains the only player to get a hat trick in a World Cup Final, which England won 4-2 over West Germany in 1966.

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Video Game

Irish rockers U2 used video footage of Tomb Raider's Lara Croft during their 1997 Pop Mart tour.

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Valentines Day

The average American spent $162 on Valentines Day in 2019 according to the National Retail Federation. This is the highest amount ever, with the fewest amount of people celebrating the day.

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Valentines Day

The largest group kiss ever took place in Mexico city and comprised 39,897 people.

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Christmas Movie

Jim Carrey needed the help of a CIA specialist who trains agents how to survive torture in order to withstand the grueling experience of having his Grinch makeup put on.

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Valentines Day

St Valentine is also the patron saint of Beekeepers, epilepsy, plague, greetings, travelers, and young people. Busy saint!

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Supernatural

The 15th and final season was renewed in January 2019.

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Football

In 1984, the Seahawks retired the number 12 shirt in honor of the '12 man', the fans themselves.

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Football

President Lyndon Johnson became the first sitting president to attend a game of football when he attended a pre season Washington Redskins game in August 1966.

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Grey's Anatomy

Shonda Rhimes' original name for the show was Grey's Anatomy but she changed her mind and called it Complications for a while before changing it back to the original.

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Easter

Sean Spicer, President Trump's first press secretary, used to be the White House Easter Bunny in the George Bush administration.

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Lord Of The Rings

Jackson played a different cameo role in each movie, three in total. See if you can spot him!

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Christmas Movie

Joe Pesci was more used to making gangster movies than family ones and accidentally swore a lot during filming. The director encouraged him to say 'fridge' instead.

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Supernatural

The brother drive a '67 Impala, chosen because it looks like the kind of car where 'you can put a body in the trunk'.

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US State Capitals

Albany resident S. Wheeler patented the brand new invention of toilet paper wrapped around a roll in the 1890s.

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Anatomy And Physiology

The average tongue is about 3 inches long. Men's tongues at 3.3 inches are longer than women's tongues at 3.1 inches.

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Anatomy And Physiology

Borborygmi is a stomach rumbling. It's a Greek word that means, well, rumbling.

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Football

The first Super Bowl took place in January 1967 in Los Angeles. The Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10.

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World Cup

Hakan Sukur scored for Turkey in 10.89 seconds against South Korea in the 2003 Third-Place Playoffs.

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Human Bone

The smallest bone in the body is called the staples and sits in your inner ear. This tiny bone measures about 3 x 2.5 mm.

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World History

Although a famous queen of France, Marie-Antoinette was actually Austrian. The saying 'Let them eat cake' is attributed to her but there is no evidence she ever said it.

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Christmas Movie

The 1947 movie It's A Wonderful Life was reported to the FBI as being possibly pro-Communist.

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Supernatural

Supernatural is filmed in and around Vancouver, British Colombia, although the pilot was filled in Los Angeles.

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US State Capitals

Sacramento is California's oldest incorporated city, incorporated in 1850. The state legislature moved there from Benicia in 1854.

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Football

President Jimmy Carter started the tradition of the White House hosting Super Bowl winners when the 1979 winners the Pittsburgh Steelers visited.

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World Cup

114,600 people attended the Mexico 1986 Final between Argentina and West Germany at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City.

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Easter

The Easter Bunny originated in Germany as a hare judging whether children were good or bad in the run up to Easter.

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Lord Of The Rings

Hobbits live for about 100 years. They come of age when they reach 33.

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World History

Author George R. R. Martin used the 15h century War of the Roses in England as the backdrop to his War of the Five Kings

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Kardashian

Robert Kardashian was an attorney. He defended OJ Simpson, but later later expressed doubt as to his innocence.

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US State Capitals

At a latitude of 46.58 degrees, Olympia Washington is slightly further north than Bismarck, North Dakota at 46. 36 degrees.

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US State Capitals

The world's favorite fizzy drink was invented in Atlanta in 1886. The city is still home to the Coca Cola Company.

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US State Capitals

With less than 8,000 people Montpelier, Vermont is America's smallest state capital.

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Anatomy And Physiology

An adults total skin mass (including nails and hair) weighs about 20 pounds.

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Grey's Anatomy

Owen Hunt performed an emergency tracheotomy on a man in his first appearance on Grey's Anatomy.

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Human Bone

The thinnest, most fragile bone is the lacrimal bone which sits either side of the nose to protect the eye.

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Video Game

Donkey Kong was meant to feature characters from Popyes but Nintendo lost the license and so created their own characters instead.

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Video Game

Released in 1993, Super Mario Bros. was the first in a long line of video games that ended up on the big screen.

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Video Game

Tetris, a puzzle video game, was played in space by a Russian cosmonaut in 1993.

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Video Game

With over 180 million copies sold and 112 million monthly users, Minecraft is the best selling video game of all time.

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Super Bowl

Super Bowl Sunday is the second-biggest day for food consumption in America, after Thanksgiving. Chicken wings are particularly popular.

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Super Bowl

The 1971 Super Bowl saw Chuck Howley win MVP even though he played for the Dallas Cowboys who lost that year to the Baltimore Colts.

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Soccer

Dundee United has played Barcelona four times in professional fixtures and beaten them every time.

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Superhero

Peter Parker's parents, Richard and Mary Parker, were spies. They did in a plane crash when Peter was six.

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High School Musical

The High School Musical movies are set in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Harry Potter

Minerva McGonagall is the only animagus you'll find on this list! Whlie some might think Remus is an animagus because of his role as a marauder, Moony is only called such because he's a werewolf!

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The Office

Being with a "state senator" is a very proud moment for Angela. What she fails to realize is that he is gay and is having an affair with her accounting buddy, Oscar.

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Horror Movie

The first recorded horror movie was the French Le Manoir de Diable, made in 1896. It lasted for three minutes.

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Christmas For Kids

Jesus was born in a stable because there was no room at a nearby inn.

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Bible For Kids

'Amen' is also the last sentence in the Bible, too, at the end of the Book of Revelation.

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Soccer

Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs is now the manager of his home country of Wales. Under him, Wales have qualified for the European Cup in 2020.

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Soccer

Jose Mourinho has won the Champions League twice, with Porto in 2004 and Inter Milan in 2010.

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Superhero

Hulk was meant to be grey originally, but Stan Lee found that green looked better in newspaper print so they changed him to the color we know him by today.

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Superhero

Batman has no special super powers other than courage, strength, martial arts skills, intellect, detective skills, and wealth.

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Nickelodeon

Rugrats was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2001.

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Nickelodeon

Lincoln Loud lives in a family of 11 siblings. He has 10 sisters and is the only boy.

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High School Musical

Troy was the captain of the school basketball team.

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The Office

During the "Sexual Harrassment" episode, Michael makes fun of Phyllis by calling her old. Phyllis refutes that by saying her and Michael were in the same graduating class.

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The Office

Early in the series, Dunder Mifflin employee Todd Packer gets his license suspended. After Michael tasks Ryan with driving around, he sees that Packer's license plate says WLHUNG.

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Bible For Kids

'Bible' simply means 'book'. It's a transliteration of the Greek word 'biblos' (book).

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Horror Movie

The Resident Evil movies are based on the Japanese video games called Biohazard.

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Horror Movie

The Silence of the Lambs won Best Picture in 1992, the only horror movie to win this award.

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Chemistry

At over $20 million per gram, Californium is the most expensive element. It's used to start nuclear reactors.

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Nickelodeon

Ren & Stimpy's Ren is a bad-tempered chihuahua.

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Nickelodeon

Shakira appeared as herself in the 2011 Dora episode Our First Concert.

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Christmas For Kids

Franklin Pierce is believed to have put up the first White House Christmas tree in the 1850s.

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Christmas For Kids

Bing Crosby's White Christmas is also the best selling song of all time, selling over 50 million copies.

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Glee

Dot-Marie Jones was a 15-time world arm wresting champion. She also competed in the 1988 Olympic Games in shot put.

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Glee

Sue Sylvester became Vice President under President Jeb Bush.

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The Office

When Michael hits Meredith with his car, she goes to the hospital and it is discovered that Meredith has rabies. Upon knowing this, Michael decides to have fundraiser and donates the proceeds to "science." Most of the donation comes from Michael's own checkbook.

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Bible For Kids

It's commonly assumed that three wise men visited Jesus. But the Bible never says how many there were, only that they bore three gifts - gold, frankincense, and myrrh.

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Bible For Kids

The Bible's first book, Genesis, covers almost 2,300 years of biblical history, longer than any other book in the Bible.

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Horror Movie

The Sixth Sense was filmed in Philadelphia, using the city streets as a backdrop to the movie.

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Chemistry

Only two metals are non-silvery: Gold and copper.

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Chemistry

The most abundant element in the universe is hydrogen, making up around 74% of the entire universe.

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Christmas For Kids

Oklahoma only declared Christmas a holiday in 1907. The first state was Alabama in 1836.

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Glee

Michele Obama is a famous Glee fan who used to watch the show with her kids. The cast of Glee performed at the White House for the Obamas in 2010.

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Harry Potter

The room of requirement is a particularly magical room within an already magical castle. It is located on the 7th floor of the castle. Across from the tapestry of Barnabus the Barmy, the room can only be found by those who need it.

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Chemistry

Oxygen as a gas is colorless, but when in liquid or solid form, it is blue.

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Chemistry

Mercury and bromine are the only two elements that are liquid at room temperature.

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Nickelodeon

Pinwheel, a Sesame Street-like show, was the first show to broadcast on Nickelodeon in 1977.

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High School Musical

Gabriela went on to study law at Stanford after leaving East High.

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High School Musical

Many of the students end up working at Lava Hills Country Club, after Troy got a job there as a water and caddy.

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The Office

During the Moroccan Christmas party, Meredith has a great time and while dancing, her hair catches on fire. Being the straw that broke the camel's back with drinking, Michael leads the office in an intervention for Meredith.

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High School Musical

Zeke has a secret passion for cooking before being inspired by Troy's love for singing to announce it to all his friends.

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Glee

Glee was set in the town of Lima, Ohio.

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Harry Potter

The Three Broomsticks is a popular hangout for Hogwarts students during their Hogsmeade weekends. Here is where all the students come to get their butterbeer.

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Christmas For Kids

The 12 days of Christmas run from December 25 to January 5.

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Horror Movie

Ed Gein was a murderer and body snatcher arrested in Wisconsin in 1956. Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and The Silence of the Lambs all use elements of his crimes and personality in their stories.

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Video Game

Sega originally planned on making Sonic a rabbit who could throw things with his ears.

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Bible For Kids

According to Luke, Jesus's mother Mary and John's mother Elizabeth were cousins, making Jesus and John second cousins.

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Chemistry

Argentina is named for the element silver (Ag), argentum in Latin.

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Chemistry

The first Nobel Prize for Chemistry was awarded in 1901 to Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for discovering the laws of chemical dynamics.

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Soccer

Wayne Rooney played for DC United from 2018 to 2019, scoring 23 goals in 48 games.

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Superhero

T'Challa (Black Panther) went to Oxford University and gained a PhD in physics.

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Nickelodeon

Barry the vegetarian bear was based on soul singer Barry White.

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Christmas For Kids

William I (the Conquerer) was crowned on Christmas Day, 1066.

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Glee

Mercedes broke Kurt's windshield after he rejected her romantically. He later told her he was gay and they became friends.

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Video Game

Lara Croft is an English aristocrat, the Countess of Abbingdon.

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Bible For Kids

The New Testament was written in Greek, with the Old Testament written in Hebrew and Aramaic. Latin was not used in the Bible at all.

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Video Game

Surprising, the average age of the video gamer is 31 and increasing.

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Horror Movie

A young Johnny Depp played high school student Glen Lantz in 1984's A Nightmare on Elm Street.

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Horror Movie

When Psycho was released in 1960, director Alfred Hitchcock instructed movie theaters to not allow anyone in to see the movie after it had started. This caused long lines of people desperate to get in early to see the movie.

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Super Bowl

The half time show of Super Bowl XXXVIII in Houston in 2004 saw the 'wardrobe malfunction' controversy when Justin Timberlake pulled off a part of Janet Jackon's costume, exposing her breast.

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Soccer

An asteroid discovered by astronomer Ian Griffin in 1998 was named after Arsene Wenger, coach of his favorite team, Arsenal.

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Soccer

Three men have won the World Cup as a player and a manager: Brazil's Mario Zagallo, Germany's Franz Beckenbauer, and France's Didier Deschamps.

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Nickelodeon

Bikini Bottom, the undersea community where SpongeBob and his friends live, is at Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean.

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Christmas For Kids

Pope Julius I proclaimed Christmas Day to be celebrated on December 25 in 350 A.D.

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The Office

When Michael isn't invited to the big Dunder Mifflin Party in New York, he gets upset and throws his own party at his branch. After ordering pizza for the employees and before taking the delivery boy hostage, he orders pizza from the wrong restaurant.

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Horror Movie

Coldplay singer Chris Martin played a zombie in 2004 horror comedy Shaun of the Dead.

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Chemistry

The periodic table is made up of 118 know elements.

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Super Bowl

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has 4 MVP (most valuable player) awards, more than any other player.

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Soccer

Real Madrid has won the Champions League 13 times, more than any other team.

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Soccer

Although he has played for Barcelona in Spain for his entire career, Lionel Messi is actually Argentinean.

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Soccer

The England women's team is nicknamed the Lionesses after the Three Lions work on the shirt of both male and female teams.

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Glee

Gwyneth Paltrow won the 2011 Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for per portrayal of Holly Holliday in Glee. It was her first role in TV.

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Glee

I Lived by OneRepublic was the last ever song on the last ever episode of Glee. It was sung by the whole cast.

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Harry Potter

In order to free a house elf, you need to give them an article of clothing. Before talking to Lucius, Harry snuck one of his socks into the journal before handing it off. When Malfoy tossed it at Dobby, he freed him!

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Bible For Kids

Pontius Pilate was the 5th Roman governor of Judea, responsible for the execution of Jesus.

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Super Bowl

With a total score of 75 points, Super Bowl XXIX in 1995 is the highest scoring game. The 49ers beat the Chargers 49-26.

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Super Bowl

The Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10 in Los Angeles in Super Bowl I in 1967.

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Superhero

According to DC Comics historian Benjamin LeClear, Diane Prince (Wonder Woman) has been a romance writer, curator, and fast food employee, but never a taxi driver.

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Christmas For Kids

Norway donates a Christmas tree to London every year as thanks for assistance during WWII. The tree is put up in Trafalgar Square.

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Glee

Glee fans are called Gleeks - a portmanteau of Glee and geek.

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Bible For Kids

According to Matthew, Jesus had four brothers, James, Joseph, Jude, and Simon. A number of sisters are also mentioned, but not named.

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Chemistry

Helium is the only element that does not solidify.

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Super Bowl

As of 2019, the Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Cleveland Browns have never played in a Super Bowl.

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Super Bowl

The Patriots have appeared in 11 Super Bowls, more than any other team. They have won 6 of them, putting them equal with the Steelers as the teams with most Super Bowl wins.

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Superhero

Spiderman was the first teenage superhero, invented to appeal to a younger generation. Peter Parker gained his super powers as a high school student.

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Nickelodeon

The Loud House is set in the fictional town of Royal Woods, Michigan.

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High School Musical

There were three High School Musical movies made.

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Christmas For Kids

Because of a 40-year-old advertising campaign in Japan, KFC is a popular spot for people to eat at over Christmas. Customers often have to make their order two months in advance.

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Video Game

In the early 80s Spade Invaders caused moral panic as stories (mostly false) emerged around the world of people stealing to fund their addiction to the game.

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Bible For Kids

Moses was born in Egypt during a time when Hebrews in Egypt were being persecuted.

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High School Musical

The school scenes were filmed in two real-life high schools in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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High School Musical

The team is called the East High Bobcats and Troy Bolton is the captain.

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Glee

Amber Riley won the 2013 season of Dancing With The Stars. She was the first African-American woman to do so.

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Harry Potter

Gillyweed is a plant that one can eat to breathe underwater. After overhearing a conversation between McGonagall and Barty Crouch Jr., Dobby finds and gives Harry the gillyweed.

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Harry Potter

Dobby, the house elf, is known for having very large eyes. If you pay attention, you'll know that they're a bright green, just like Harry's!

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Harry Potter

Truth be told, it was Barty Crouch, Jr.! In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Barty Crouch Jr. keeps Moody locked in a trunk while he uses Polyjuice Potion to assume his identity.

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Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is the second-most watched annual sporting event on earth, with only the Champions League Final getting more viewers.

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Bible For Kids

The Bible takes place across three continents - Africa, Asia, and Europe.

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Horror Movie

The Exorcist was nominated for 10 Oscars in 1974, including Best Picture - the first horror movie nominated for that award. It won two Oscars, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Sound Mixing.

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Super Bowl

The 2013 Super Bowl between the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens saw brothers Jim and John Harbaugh compete as head coaches. The Ravens won 34-31.

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Superhero

As a child, Superman's ship crashed into rural Iowa, where we was found by a faming couple, the Kents, who called him Clark and raised his as their own.

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Nickelodeon

Before creating Spongebob Squarepants, Stephen Hillenburg was a marine biologist.

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High School Musical

The High School Musical school is East High. This is also the actual name of one of the schools in Salt Lake City used to film the movies.

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Glee

Glee ran from May 2009 to March 2015 - 6 seasons lasting almost 6 years.

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Harry Potter

Ask and you shall receive! When Harry was getting sorted into a Hogwarts house, the Sorting Hat was bouncing back and forth between Slytherin and Gryffindor. When Harry kept repeating "Not Slytherin, not Slytherin," the Sorting Hat sent him to Gryffindor!

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The Office

While Dunder Mifflin Corporate could be found in New York City, the employees at the center of The Office were located in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Throughout the show, there are mentions of other branches in Stamford, Nashua, and Utica.

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The Office

Throughout The Office, we are introduced to Dwight's cousin, Mose, who lives with him. Definitely an eccentric character of the Shrute family, Mose never speaks.

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Horror Movie

2017's It - based on a Stephen King book - is the highest grossing horror movie ever, bringing in over $700 million worldwide.

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Chemistry

J is the only letter of the alphabet that does not appear anywhere in the periodic table.

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Superhero

Michael Jackson tried to buy Marvel Comics in the early 1990s. According to Stan Lee, the reason was because he wanted to play Spiderman.

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Nickelodeon

Dora's backpack is purple. And it also talks.

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Christmas For Kids

Christmas trees are usually grown for around 15 years before harvesting. Three trees are planted for every one harvested.

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The Office

Michael has been working on the screenplay for his film "Threat Level Midnight" for years. Later in the show, we are finally taken into the story when the cast films it with Michael starring as Michael Scarn and Jim playing the evil villain, Goldface.

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Soccer

David Beckham's Inter Miami CF is scheduled to start playing in the MLS in 2020.

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Superhero

Bruce Wayne had a childhood phobia of bats and so chose this animal as his symbol as a way to overcome hie fears.

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Superhero

Clark Kent works as a journalist at the Daily Planet in the city of Metropolis.

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High School Musical

Sharpay has a yorkie called Boi who appears in the second and third movies.

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Harry Potter

When students go to Hogwarts, they are allowed to choose a "familiar," an animal that is a sort of pet. While Hermione chose the cat Crookshanks, Harry had an owl named Hedwig. Let's not get started on Ron's familiar, Scabbers, who turned out to be Peter Pettigrew!

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Harry Potter

In the sixth Harry Potter installment, he finds an old potions book for the "Half-Blood Prince." It should've came as no surprise to him when it belonged to his "favorite" Potions professor, Snape.

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The Office

When Angela's cat Sprinkles is sick, Angela asks Dwight to go give her cat its medication on his lunch break. Upon seeing the cat, Dwight decides to "mercy kill" it by locking it in the freezer.

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Marvel

Loki can be described as a trickster. Commonly seen as a rival to his brother, Thor, he often flip flops between his roles as a villain and a helper. The character is played by Tom Hiddleston.

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NBA

LeBron James has played for three different NBA teams throughout his career. While he first began with the Cleveland Cavaliers, he later went to the Miami Heat before returning back to his home state of Ohio. After his second stint with the Cavaliers, he went to the Los Angeles Lakers.

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US States

To the south, the United States is bordered by Mexico. Along the Rio Grande, you'll see four states line its' border. They are: California, New Mexico, Arizona, and Texas.

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US States

New York City is the most populous city in the country, and while everyone automatically thinks of the Big Apple, NYC is not New York's capital. The state's capital, Albany, is actually located three hours North of the city that never sleeps.

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European Countries

Czechoslovakia was a country from 1918 to 1992 before becoming two separate countries (Czech Republic and Slovakia).

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US States

Most people instantly think New York has the most people because of the popular of New York City. The same can be said for Texas, one of the largest states. California is the state with the highest population with over 39 million people.

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80s

Although created in 1975, the Members Only Brand wouldn't become popular until the '80s.

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Marvel

While the Avengers might call him Captain America, he was first known as Steve Rogers, a captain during World War II. The character is played by Chris Evans.

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US States

Mount Rushmore is one of the most visited landmarks in the United States. When construction began in 1927, the faces of four presidents were carved into the Mountain. They were George Washinton, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.

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Medical Terminology

Jaundice is the word that is used to describe the yellowing of the skin or eyes. This normally happens as a side effect when red blood cells start breaking down. This often happens to dialysis patients.'

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Medical Terminology

Isis is a suffix used to describe inflammation of a particular area. For example, nephritis is inflammation of the kidney.

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Presidential

Most American currency has past presidents on them. Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th president is featured on the $50 dollar bill. While most U.S. currency has presidents on them, founding fathers Alexander Hamilton and Benjamin Franklin can be found on the $10 and $100 bills, respectively.

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Presidential

They all passed the bar! With 45 presidents and counting, being a lawyer is definitely the most popular. Twenty-six Presidents were lawyers before they were elected!

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Presidential

Grover Cleveland served as both the 22nd and 24th President. Originally elected in 1885, he lost the following term to Benjamin Harrison before running again and being elected for his second term in 1893.

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Biology

Charles Darwin is a scientist who coined the idea of natural selection - that animals who have the ability to adapt to their environment have a better chance at survival and reproduction.

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Song

Singers are constantly writing songs that they end up giving to others. Sia is known for penning one of Rihanna's biggest hits "Diamonds."

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Song

"Friends in Low Places" is one of the most popular country songs of old time by country sensation, Garth Brooks. Released in 1998, this song helped Brooks' career and helped solidify him as the best selling country music artist of all time.

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Song

In 1975, Run D.M.C. and Aerosmith collaborated on the song "Walk This Way" which appeared on Aerosmith's album "Toys in the Attic." The song has since been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

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Marvel

The late, great Stan Lee wrote the stories behind the Marvel Universe while Jack Kirby brought them to life through his artwork. He would make cameos in many of the films before his death in November 2018.

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Marvel

Doctor Strange makes his first appearance in a Marvel movie in the 2016 movie named after him. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, it follows a surgeon after a car crash.

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Pop Culture

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner began dating in 2016. After getting engaged in 2017, the couple married in 2019.

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Medical Terminology

The clavicle is the name of the long bones at the top of the torso. While most long bones in the body lie vertically (humerus, femur, etc.), the clavicle is the only long bone in the body that lies horizontally.

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NBA

A regulation NBA game is 48 minutes long. This is made up with 4 quarters that are 12 minutes long each.

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Biology

When babies are born, they have about 300 bones in their body. This is why they're so flexible. The older they get, their bones start to fuse together and this becomes the 206 bones that the average adult has.

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Biology

In biology, the pH scale measures how acidic or basic something is. The lower the number, the more acidic while the higher the number means it is basic. A pH of 7 is neutral which is what the human blood pH is, more specifically around 7.35-7.45.

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Funny Christmas

Just think of the song! In the popular Christmas song, Frosty is made of "a button nose and two eyes made out of coal."

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80s

"Die Hard" is the 1988 film starring Bruce Willis. Starring alongside him is Alan Rickman as the film's villain. This was Alan Rickman's first role in a feature film before later going on to star as Severus Snape in the "Harry Potter" film series.

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Pokemon

Misty is a water Pokemon trainer in Cerulean City. She often uses her Pokemon Starmie in battles.

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Marvel

Vibranium is a fictitious metal that appears in the Captain America and Black Panther stories. The metal is known to be able to store tons of energy. While Captain America's sheild is made of vibranium, Black Panther's entire suit is made from the metal.

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Marvel

While she is not his biological child, Thanos adopted Gamora as his own after killing her entire village, including her mother. Gamora is played by Zoe Saldana in the movies.

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Pop Culture

Rewind back to 2001. Actress Winona Ryder was caught on tape shoplifting over $5000 worth of merch.

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Anatomy

On average, humans are born with 23 pairs of chromosomes. One of those pairs determines the sex of the baby. Each person automatically has an X chromomose. If they have an additional X, they are born a female and if they have a Y chromosome, they are born a male.

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Medical Terminology

You can find bones that are called "phalanges" in both the hands and feet. While the wrist is made up of carpals and the hand bones are what you'd call metacarpals, the bones in the actual fingers are phalanges.

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US States

There's a simple acronym to remember the five Great Lakes in the U.S. HOMES stands for Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior.

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Medical Terminology

Anatomy is the study of the human body. It is often paired with physiology, the study of how the body functions.

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NBA

The Splash Brothers is a name reserved for duo, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, two players on the Golden State Warriors. The duo has set the record for the most three pointers in a season. While they originally set the record in the 2013-2014 season with 484, they would go on to beat their record in each of the next two seasons with the final record being set in 2015-2016 with 678 three-pointers.

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NBA

There's a reason the NBA Finals MVP Award is named after Bill Russell. As a player, he has the most NBA championships of any other player with 11.

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Presidential

While all of these presidents died while in office, William Henry Harrison had the shortest term as president in history. Harrison died on April 4, 1841, just 32 days after his term began.

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Song

Originally recorded in 1973, "Candle in the Wind" was recorded for Elton John's album "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road." Following the death of Princess Diana, the singer chose to re-record it.

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Song

Eminem is one of the few rappers who has won an Oscar for Best Song. He won in 2002 with his song "Lose Yourself" from the film " 8 Mile." The song was up against music from films that included "Chicago," "Frida," and "Gangs of New York."

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80s

Kix is a cereal that was originally introduced in the late 1930s. In the '80s, the cereal received the slogan "kid-tested, mother-approved."

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80s

In 1980, Robert De Niro starred in the biopic of Jake LaMotta, a former professional boxer. The film also won the award for Best Film Editing.

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Pokemon

There have been a few Generation of Pokemon since the beginning. Generation 1 includes 151 Pokemon with familiar faces like Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Pikachu.

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Marvel

With the story finally revealed in Captain Marvel, Nick Fury lost his eye to a Flerken, a dangerous animal that looks like a cat but scratched his eye out of his head.

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Pop Culture

Harry Styles is a former member of One Direction. He was once romantically involved with Swift, Jenner, and a few other models.

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Anatomy

Did you know that most humans can't breathe and swallow at the same time? As for babies, their body anatomy allows for them to accomplish this feat for the first few months of their lives.

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Anatomy

While AB is known as the universal receiver, O is the universal donor. This means that someone with blood type O can give blood to anyone.

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US States

Looking at the map, you'll see that some states border around 3-4 states on average, but not when you're dealing with Missouri (or Tennessee!) Both states are bordered by the most states with a record of 8! Some states that Missouri shares a border with include Iowa, Kansas, Arkansas, Kentucky, and Illinois.

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Funny Christmas

Ebenezer Scrooge is a character from Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." Originally, Scrooge hates Christmas before he is visited by three ghosts.

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Funny Christmas

"A Christmas Story" was released in 1983 starring Melinda Dillon and Darren McGavin. Based on the novel, it shows a young boy, Flick, get his tongue stuck on a flagpole.

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Funny Christmas

Elf on the Shelf is a popular Christmas toy. It's a small elf doll that you place on a shelf. The story for children goes that the elf is watching them to let Santa know if they should receive presents for Christmas.

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Pokemon

Ash's rival throughout the series is Gary Oak. They're from the same town and because Ash woke up late, Gary got his first choice of Pokemon which was a Squirtle.

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Pokemon

Ash Ketchum is from Pallet Town. At the beginning of his adventure, he starts here and chooses his Pokemon from Professor Oak.

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Marvel

The first film a part of the Marvel franchise was the 2008 movie "Iron Man" starring Robert Downey Jr.

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Pop Culture

Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez were once best friends and their relationship began when they starred on "Barney."

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Presidential

The original presidential house was located in Philadelphia. It served the first two presidents before moving to Washington, D.C.

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Pop Culture

While they're all young, Zayn Malik is the oldest at 26 years old. Justin Bieber is 25, Post Malone 24, and Shawn Mendes is 21.

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Anatomy

The cornea is the only part of the body that has no blood suppy. Not only is it the fastest healing tissue in the human body, but it gets its oxygen directly through the air.

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US States

Alaska is the biggest state for a reason! Because of the many islands that make up the state, not only is it the state that spans the farthest west, but it also has the northern and eastern-most locations in the country.

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Funny Christmas

There were originally 8 reindeer, but then Rudolph joined the group and became their leader with his red nose!

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Funny Christmas

We might hang mistletoe to kiss, but don't think about eating it! Not only is mistletoe poisonous to your favorite pets like cats and dogs, but it can cause nausea and drowsiness in humans!

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Pokemon

Pikachu is the first Pokemon that Ash gets when he goes to his town's trainer, but the first Pokemon he captures on his own is a Caterpie.

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Pokemon

Brock is a trainer that Ash meets along his way. Brock is known for using rock Pokemon like his go-to Onyx.

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Pokemon

Mewtwo was created by Dr. Fuji. He made the Pokemon with the sole intention if it becoming the strongest one of all time.

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European Countries

Turkey is one of the few transcontinental countries in the world. It lies in both Eastern Europe and Western Asia.

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Anatomy

Adults have 32 teeth that they are capable of growing. This includes the 4 wisdom teeth at the back of the mouth.

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Biology

Iron is the metal that can be found in the blood. It is very important in the transpiration process and helps transport oxygen throughout the body.

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NBA

In 2005, the name of the NBA Finals MVP award was changed to commemorate Bill Russell. In finals' history, Michael Jackson has won the award the most times with 6 while other players like Magic Johnson, Time Duncan, and LeBron James have won it three times.

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US States

While most might think the Mississippi River ends in the state, they'd be wrong! The river runs along the entire west coast of the state, but travels further south and empties into the gulf via Louisiana.

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Funny Christmas

A popular holiday song by Elmo & Patsy, "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" was released by the husband and wife duo in 1979.

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Funny Christmas

"Mean Girls" is the popular 2004 teen film starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, and Tina Fey. In the film, the four girls perform "Jingle Bell Rock" at the talent show with the help of the "cool mom," Amy Poehler.

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80s

While all of these films ranked high on the top-grossing films of the year, no film did as well as E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial which grossed over $435 million.

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European Countries

Europe shares borders with many seas. In addition to the Mediterranean, it also shares border with the North Sea and Baltic.

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European Countries

When looking at a map of Europe, it is said that Italy looks like a pointed boot with a heel.

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Presidential

After helping lead the colonists to victory in the American Revolutionary war, George Washington was elected the first presdient of the United States. He is the only president to have ever been elected unanimously.

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Biology

When it comes to single-celled organisms, they can either be a prokaryote or a eukaryote. The defining factor is that eukaryotes have a nucleus while prokaryotes do not.

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80s

Pac-Man was a popular game released in 1980. Originally a Japanese game, the game shot to popularity when it was introduced in the United States.

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80s

The Brat Pack was a name used to describe a group of young actors during the '80s. With members that included Emilio Estevez, Molly Ringwald, Andrew McCarthy, Ally Sheedy, and more, this group starred in popular films like "The Breakfast Club," "Pretty in Pink," and "St. Elmo's Fire."

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Pokemon

Jessie and James are a brother and sister duo who constantly try to steal Pokemon from Ash and others. Their team is finished off by their Pokemon, Meowth.

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European Countries

The Pyrenees is the mountain range that can be found between Spain and France. It is approximately 305 miles long.

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NBA

The United States won gold at the 1992 Olympics and no other team really stood a chance against the Dream Team. The group was rounded out with players that included Patrick Ewing, Karl Malone, Scottie Pippen, and more.

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Biology

While blood type O is known as the universal donor, blood type AB is known as the universal receiver. This means that someone with blood type AB can receive blood from someone with blood type A, B, or O.

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Song

"My Heart Will Go On" would go on to be the most popular song of Celine Dion's career. As the theme to the film "Titanic," the song won the Academy Award for Best Original Song as well as receiving Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and more at the 1999 Grammy Awards.

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Pokemon

While Snorelax likes to sleep, Jigglypuff can easily put its listeners to sleep with its voice.

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Anatomy

The pancreas is an important organ that helps regulate blood sugar and secretes hormones. While it is mostly part of the digestive system, it can be thought to be part of the endocrine system as well.

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Medical Terminology

When it comes to a headache, most people have a hard time pinpoint where the exact source of the pain is. Cephalgia is the medical term for a headache that can be described as any pain in the head.

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Medical Terminology

The suffix -ose is used to describe sugars and these three are all sugars that you'd see consumed and broken down by the human body. Lactose is milk sugar, fructose is fruit sugar, and glucose is the main sugar and the only one used by the brain.

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Biology

DNA is essentially the genetic instructions of the human body. It is a code that when analyzed can be used to determine genetic traits. The acronym stands for deoxyribonucleic acid.

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Marvel

The Incredible Hulk was one of the first Marvel franchise films. Released in 2008, it stars Mark Ruffalo as the scientist, Bruce Banner, who after a mishap in his lab, becomes a green giant when he is angry.

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European Countries

France shares borders with quite a few countries. While it borders countries like Belgium, Germany, and Italy, Spain borders this country to the south.

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European Countries

The capital of Germany is Berlin. It is also the largest city in the country and is well-known for its past struggle when the city was split in two by the Berlin Wall.

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Pop Culture

Jennifer Lopez released the song "Jenny from the Block" in 2002 on her album "This Is Me' Then."

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US States

Delaware is the first state of the United States. With it being nicknamed "The First State," it ratified the Constitution on December 7, 1787.

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Medical Terminology

Cardio- is the prefix used to describe matters related to the heart. For example, a cardiologist is heart doctor while cardiovascular is a term that is used to describe the blood vessels branching to and from the heart.

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NBA

The Boston Celtics are the most successful team in history with 17 NBA Championships. Their long-standing rivals, the Los Angeles Lakers, only fall behind them by 1 championship.

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Presidential

The White House was originally called the Executive Mansion or the President's House before Roosevelt coined the term.

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Presidential

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th Prsident of the United States. He served during the Civil War and this popular line is the beginning to the Emancipation Proclamation.

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Funny Christmas

In the TV special, this phrase is used to describe The Grinch. These words are used in the song "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch."

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80s

The Golden Girls premiered on NBC in 1985 starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and Estelle Getty. The series followed a group of older women living together in Miami.

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80s

A-ha is a Norwegian group that was founded in 1982. While the group had a few hits in their native country, "Take On Me" was the one hit that catapulted the group to U.S. pop culture in the 1980s.

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European Countries

In terms of geography, Finland is the listed country that falls the farthest north. However, Greenland, owned by Denmark, is the northernmost country in all of Europe.

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Anatomy

Most people think their heart is located to the far left of the chest, normally where one places their hands for a pledge. The heart is actually located in the center of the chest - just slightly to the left.

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NBA

There are about 13 teams that have never won an NBA championship. While Michael Jordan had great luck as a player on the court, his team, the Charlotte Hornets, haven't had that same luck'ever.

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Medical Terminology

A dermatologist is a doctor that works with the skin. These doctors work with diagnosing conditions or diseases and might also work to do cosmetic procedures on patients.

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Presidential

Clearly being president is a familiar thing. John Quincy Adams, the 6th president of the United States, was the son of John Adams, the 2nd president. George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush are also another father/son presidential duo, being the 41st and 43rd presidents, respectively.

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Presidential

FDR was the 32nd President of the United States during a time where there was no limit for how many terms a man could be president. Starting office in March of 1933, he would go on to be president for 12 years until his death in April 1945.

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Pop Culture

Taylor Swift has to get the inspiration from somewhere! The singer has been tied to many celebrities including others like Taylor Lautner, Tom Hiddleston, and Eddie Redmayne.

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US States

Everything is bigger in Texas, and that includes it's cities! These four cities are the most popular cities and some of the most populous cities in the entire country!

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Medical Terminology

Integumentary is a long word that is used to describe the system of organs that include the skin, hair, nails, and exocrine glands.

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NBA

While everyone is trying to get to his record, no one has made it so far. The former Bucks' and Lakers' player, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has a record 38,387 career points.

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Biology

The femur is the longest bone in the body and can be found in the thigh. It begins at the pelvic bone and continues to the patella (knee).

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Funny Christmas

In 1990, Macaulay Culkin starred in the holiday film by John Hughes, "Home Alone." The film also starred Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern.

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Song

Since 1996, Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men have held the record for the most weeks at #1 until Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, and Justin Bieber tied them in 2017 with "Despacito." In 2019, Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus broke the record with the song "Old Town Road" which spent 19 weeks at the top of the charts.

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Song

"A Moment Like This" is the song that Kelly Clarkson won with on American Idol. Each winner is promised a record deal and this song was the very first hit of a number of hits the singer would put out.

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Song

In the late '90s, singers Brandy and Monica teamed up for the song "The Boy is Mine." Their relationship deteriorated after the song over who the song actually belonged to.

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Marvel

The Infinity Stones make appearances throughout the films, but it isn't until "Infinity War" that we see all stones appear in the same film. There are six stones: mind, power, reality, soul, space, and time.

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Pop Culture

Fifth Harmony parted ways in 2018, two years after Camila Cabello left the group. Since the group's end, Normani has collabored with musical acts like Sam Smith and Khalid.

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Pop Culture

The rapper is from Chicago, Illinois. If you were wondering why his and Kim's second daughter is name Chicago, now you know!

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NBA

Muggsy Bogues was the shortest player ever to step foot on an NBA court. At 5'3, the point guard even appeared in the film "Space Jam" alongside Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, and Larry Johnson.

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Biology

An omnivore is a term reserved for an animal that eats both meat and plants with the prefix omni- meaning everything. A carnivore only eats meat while a herbivore only eats plants.

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Biology

The human genome should have a total of 46 chromosomes but 23 pairs. These pairs can determine thing such as whether you're a male or female or whether you'll have any conditions or diseases.

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Song

In 1967, The Beatles released the song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds," a song that appeared in the movie "Yellow Submarine."

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Song

Adele landed on the music scene in 2009 with her first album, "19." While the song would give her quick recognition, the artist blew up on the scene with her first hit on her album "21" - Someone Like You.

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Pokemon

Pokemon was originally created in 1996 in Japan as Pocket Monsters.

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European Countries

Russia is the largest country in the world. It is another transcontinental country with its westernmost parts in Europe. In total, Russia borders 14 countries.

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European Countries

While all might be major landmarks in Europe, the Acropolis of Athens is the only one located in Greece. This ancient pillar was a common meeting place in early Grecian times.

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Pop Culture

While Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth originally began their relationship in the Nicholas Sparks film "The Last Song," the couple had ups and downs before marrying in 2018. The couple split in August 2019.

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Anatomy

There are five senses that a human can have. They are: sight, smell, hearing, touch, and taste.

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Heart Anatomy

The heart is made up of four valves: mitral, tricuspid, aortic, and pulmonary. While the first two control blood flow towards the ventricles, the second two valves send blood out of the ventricles.

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Baseball

Major League Baseball is made up of 30 teams split into the National League and the American League.

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Baseball

With the umpire making the calls, the pitcher only has four chances to throw "playable" balls to the batter.

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Baseball

Yogi Berra is the baseball athlete who has appeared in the most World Series with 14. He also has the most World Series' wins with 10.

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WWE

Shawn Michaels is another WWE Superstar who is known as the "Heartbreak Kid." He is another two-time inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame.

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Anatomy

The normal body temperature is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit give or take a few decimals. 100 degrees is said to be the temperature when an adult has a fever.

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Fortnite

The popular game Fortnite was released in 2017 and wad developed by Epic Games.

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Fortnite

In Battle Royale, the first weapon your character is given is a pick axe. Throughout the game, you can earn and buy more weapons as you go along.

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Guess The Nba Player

Steph Curry was drafted to the NBA in 2009. He has spent his career so far with the Golden State Warriors and has since gained three championships and two NBA MVP awards.

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Dog Breed Identification

Don't let the name fool you! French Bulldogs are actually from England and were specifically bred to be nicer than the original Bulldog. They are extremely friendly and are known for getting a long with humans and other animals alike.

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Travel

The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world standing at over 2700 feet tall. This building is located in the luxurious city of Dubai and cost over $1 billion dollars to construct.

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Travel

While you might think Portugal would come out on top, they don't against Brazil. With Portuguese being the official language of Brazil, there are over 200 million Portuguese speakers which overshadows the 10 million people living in Portugal.

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Canada

Nunavut is the Canadian province that lies the furthest north. In fact, it is just a few degrees short of the Arctic.

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Heart Anatomy

The heart is said to be about as large as a person's closed fist.

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Fortnite

Fortnite: Save the World came out on July 25, 2017. The game features four characters on the cover each holding a different weapon.

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Australian

Australia is another country that is made up of states. The country has 6 states and 10 territories.

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Canada

With Alaska lying off the border of Canada, it shares much of its border with the Yukon Territory. Alaska also shares some of its border with British Columbia.

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Europe

The Czech Republic used to be one entire country with Slovakia. When the countries split, Prague would remain the capital of Czech Republic while Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia.

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Europe

There are a few islands that lie in the Mediterranean Sea. While there are Sicily and Sardinia which are part of Italy, there is also Corsica which is a region of France. The Faroe Islands lie in the Norwegian Sea.

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Guess The Nba Player

Bill Russell is an NBA and that's why the finals MVP award was named after him in 2009. The all-star won 11 NBA championships and was the NBA MVP five times.

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Dog Breed Identification

How could you not love a Golden Retriever, especially when you think about Air Bud! Golden Retrievers are said to be extremely outgoing and trustworth pets.

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Travel

Saint Petersburg has experienced many name changes. In 1914 it became Petrogarad and then 10 years later, it was renamed Leningrad. The city returned to its original name of Saint Petersburg in 1991.

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Travel

Sol is the currency used in the South American country of Peru. For every 1 Peruvian sol, that is equal to 30 US cents.

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Canada

Quebec is the largest Canadian province. Different from the rest of Canada's properties, Quebec is the only place where most of the population speaks French as their first language.

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Canadian

Toronto is Canada's largest city. Located in Ontario, the city has a population of over 2.7 million people.

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Canadian

While Canada would gain its independence from England, the country was originally discovered and claimed by France. The country sent explorer, Jacques Cartier, to explore the region for them.

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Europe

The U.K. is made up of four nations. They are: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

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