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What Are Magnets?

Have you ever wondered how that report card or shopping list stays on the fridge even after being left there for weeks on end? Well, here we'll look into the wonderful world of magnets, from the natural to the less so natural, and the many uses these objects have!

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30 Shocking Facts About Subway

Since 1965, Subway has been taking the world by storm with it's popular D.I.Y. sandwiches. When you realize that Subway has stores from Afghanistan to Zambia and thousands more in the middle, they must be doing something right! Check out these 30 crazy facts about everyone's favorite sandwich shop.

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The A-Z of Christmas Movie Facts

One of the most exciting things about the holiday season is being able to cuddle up and watch your favorite Christmas films. There are few things that make us feel more festive than Christmas movies. Here are some facts that you might not know about the most-loved holiday movies.

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The Largest Postage Stamp in the World

Philately, which is the practice of studying, collecting or contributing to the world of postage stamps, has been enjoyed by thousands of people. Even if stamp collecting isn't your preferred hobby, the history behind the largest stamp in the world will blow your mind!

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30 Scotland Facts That Will Lift Your Kilt!

When you say "Scotland," you might think of bagpipes, and kilts. Or maybe your mind goes to the infamous Loch Ness Monster. However, Scotland also boasts magnificent landscapes along with rich history. Whatever you think you know about the country, here are 30 facts about Scotland that might surprise you!

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What is Contact Juggling?

When you think of the word 'juggling', you probably think of a circus where a clown is tossing several balls or other objects up into the air at once. Despite the name 'juggling', the balls are never really juggled in the air since the person juggling never actually releases them.

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30 Surprising Facts About Microsoft

Microsoft, the first lightbulb to spark when one thinks of anything computing. They were one of the forerunners for modern computing and are still there now. From the operating system to word processing suites, Microsoft really do know their game.

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What Are Magnets?

Have you ever wondered how that report card or shopping list stays on the fridge even after being left there for weeks on end? Well, here we'll look into the wonderful world of magnets, from the natural to the less so natural, and the many uses these objects have!

Categories: Bizarre|

30 Shocking Facts About Subway

Since 1965, Subway has been taking the world by storm with it's popular D.I.Y. sandwiches. When you realize that Subway has stores from Afghanistan to Zambia and thousands more in the middle, they must be doing something right! Check out these 30 crazy facts about everyone's favorite sandwich shop.

Categories: Food & Drink|Tags: |

The A-Z of Christmas Movie Facts

One of the most exciting things about the holiday season is being able to cuddle up and watch your favorite Christmas films. There are few things that make us feel more festive than Christmas movies. Here are some facts that you might not know about the most-loved holiday movies.

Categories: Film & TV|Tags: |

The Largest Postage Stamp in the World

Philately, which is the practice of studying, collecting or contributing to the world of postage stamps, has been enjoyed by thousands of people. Even if stamp collecting isn't your preferred hobby, the history behind the largest stamp in the world will blow your mind!

Categories: Bizarre|Tags: |

30 Scotland Facts That Will Lift Your Kilt!

When you say "Scotland," you might think of bagpipes, and kilts. Or maybe your mind goes to the infamous Loch Ness Monster. However, Scotland also boasts magnificent landscapes along with rich history. Whatever you think you know about the country, here are 30 facts about Scotland that might surprise you!

Categories: Travel & Tourism|Tags: |

What is Contact Juggling?

When you think of the word 'juggling', you probably think of a circus where a clown is tossing several balls or other objects up into the air at once. Despite the name 'juggling', the balls are never really juggled in the air since the person juggling never actually releases them.

Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: |
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As a popular Christmas token, it's no wonder everybody likes the red robin! But the idea of the robin isn’t as old as you may think. Check out these 20 amazing facts about the bird that signals the start of Christmas!

30 Shocking Facts About Subway

Since 1965, Subway has been taking the world by storm with it's popular D.I.Y. sandwiches. When you realize that Subway has stores from Afghanistan to Zambia and thousands more in the middle, they must be doing something right! Check out these 30 crazy facts about everyone's favorite sandwich shop.

The A-Z of Christmas Movie Facts

One of the most exciting things about the holiday season is being able to cuddle up and watch your favorite Christmas films. There are few things that make us feel more festive than Christmas movies. Here are some facts that you might not know about the most-loved holiday movies.

The Largest Postage Stamp in the World

Philately, which is the practice of studying, collecting or contributing to the world of postage stamps, has been enjoyed by thousands of people. Even if stamp collecting isn't your preferred hobby, the history behind the largest stamp in the world will blow your mind!

30 Scotland Facts That Will Lift Your Kilt!

When you say "Scotland," you might think of bagpipes, and kilts. Or maybe your mind goes to the infamous Loch Ness Monster. However, Scotland also boasts magnificent landscapes along with rich history. Whatever you think you know about the country, here are 30 facts about Scotland that might surprise you!

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