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Popcorn has been served in movie theaters since 1912.
Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do.
John Adams was the first President to display fireworks at the White House.
Casanova's full name was Giacomo Girolama Casanova.
In 1955, an Argentinean named Juan Potomachi died and left more than $37,500 to a local theater on the condition that they use his skull during a performance of "Hamlet."
Even though Dr. Seuss wrote successful books for children, he never had any of his own.
"Alma mater" means "bountiful mother."
Despite being over 27 times smaller, Norway's total coastline is longer than that of the U.S.
Russians celebrate their October Revolution in November.
In the Old Testament, Lot impregnated both of his own daughters. (Genesis 19:36.)
The mythical Scottish town of Brigadoon appears for one day every 100 years.
Vin Deisel's real name is Mark Vincent.
The average person sheds about one-and-a-half pounds of skin each year.
The first image ever transmitted on TV was Felix the Cat.
During pregnancy, the uterus expands to 500 times its normal size.
The word "maverick" came into use after a Texan, Samuel Maverick, refused to brand his cattle. Eventually, any unbranded calf became known as a maverick.
The 1912 Olympics was the last time gold medals were made entirely of gold.
"Pogonology" is the study of beards.
Kermit the Frog was named after Kermit Scott, a childhood friend of creator Jim Henson.
No synonym for "stutter" can be found in any native American language.
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