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The First Animal Cloned Ever Was a Sea Urchin in 1885

Reading Time: 3 minutes The first animal cloned ever was a sea urchin in 1885. That’s over 100 years before it became cool and a hot topic of discussion. While the exact process of this cloning is not exactly the same as that performed in laboratories today, believe me when I say the process was different, the end result …

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George Washington Owes $300,000 in Overdue Library Fine

Reading Time: 2 minutes   George Washington owes one library money, a lot of money from a fine. The George Washington library fine as it is known, was a result of some long overdue books. Who doesn’t know who George Washington was? Hardly anyone. He was the leader of the Rebel army during the American War of Independence and …

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Aladdin Was Chinese In The Original Story

Reading Time: 2 minutes Well I’ll be, Aladdin was Chinese, not Arabian at all. It seems as though Disney have been tinkering with yet another classic tale for no other purpose but to raise a hell of a lot of revenue from the box office. And just┬álike some of the Grimm fairy tales that perhaps should have been altered …

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What is the origin of pyjamas?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pyjamas, also known as pajamas or PJs, are a staple of modern sleepwear. But where did these comfortable garments come from? The history of pyjamas is a fascinating one, with origins that date back centuries. The word “pyjama” comes from the Persian word “payjama,” which means “leg garment.” These early pyjamas were loose-fitting trousers worn …

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Lyndon B Johnson Almost Shot By Secret Service

Reading Time: 2 minutes November 22, 1963, is a day that has gone down in history as the day US president John Fitzgerald Kennedy lost his life by an assassins bullet. Do you know though, that America nearly lost two presidents within a 24 hour period? Newly sworn in president, Lyndon Baines Johnson was almost shot by the Secret …

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Dwayne Johnson, AKA The Rock, Tweeted Osama Bin Laden’s Death On Twitter Before Anyone Else Knew About It

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you believe that former wrestler and A list actor, Dwayne Johnson, AKA The Rock, tweeted the death of Osama Bin Laden on twitter before just about anyone else even knew about it? It seems almost surreal that an actor could be privy to such delicate and groundbreaking news as the death of the mastermind …

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Mark Twain, Born and Died with Halley’s Comet

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the greatest authors who has ever lived, Mark Twain, was born and died during Halley’s comet years. This is a pretty freakish coincidence, but it’s not the kind of thing that hasn’t happened before. Furthermore, Mark Twain predicted his own passing while the comet was once again passing Earth. Now that itself is …

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