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Fifteen percent of cell phone users in the U.S. say they have interrupted sex to take a call.
7Up was originally called "Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda."
At the height of the popularity of "America's Funniest Home Videos," producers reported receiving about 2,000 video submissions each day.
Tuesday is named after Tiw, the Saxon god of war.
Surveys show 50% of women and 33% of men remain angry for 10 years after a divorce.
For a time, from 1941 to 1976, pinball was banned in New York City. Lawmakers felt pinball promoted gambling.
The office cubicle was invented by furniture designer Bob Probst in 1968.
A group of kittens is called a "kindle."
July is National Wheelchair Beautification Month.
Planned Parenthood was originally named the National Birth Control League (founded in 1916), and became the American Birth Control League in 1921. The full name of Planned Parenthood is Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
The Old Testament has 23,214 verses. The middle verse of the Old Testament is 2 Chronicles 20:17.
The word "grenade" came from the French word for "pomegranate" because early grenades resembled pomegranates.
Isaac Asimov, the prolific author of more than 500 books during his lifetime, died of AIDs.
Iron weighs more after it rusts.
More than five million American children suffer from "nocturnal enuresis," the affliction better known as bedwetting.
Even as late as 1940, a candidate for the US Naval Academy was rejected if it was discovered that he masturbated.
Casanova learned to read in less than a month.
Thug Behram, a member of the Indian Thugee cult, holds the record for most murders by a single individual. He strangled 931 people between 1790-1840 with a piece of ceremonial cloth called a "ruhmal."
Coprastasophobia is the fear of constipation.
Early in his career, Liberace performed as Walter Busterkeys.
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