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"So Now You Know..." by Bright and Briscoe

March 4, 2013

According to a representative of the Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, official supplier to Major League Baseball, the average life span of a major league baseball is just six pitches.

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"So Now You Know..." by Bright and Briscoe

February 28, 2013

Botanically speaking, the banana is an herb, the jalapeno is a fruit, and apples and peaches are members of the rose family.

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"So Now You Know..." by Bright and Briscoe

February 27, 2013

The Snickers Bar, introduced in 1930 by M&M/Mars, is named after the Mars family's favorite horse, Snickers.

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"So Now You Know..." by Bright and Briscoe

February 26, 2013

Genetically speaking, zebras are black with white stripes, not white with black stripes; they have black skin, even under the white hair.

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February 25, 2013

The Oscar statuette, designed by MGM's chief art director Cedric Gibbons, depicts a knight holding a crusader's sword, standing on a reel of film with five spokes, signifying the original branches of the Academy: Actors, Writers, Directors, Producers, and Technicians.

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February 19, 2013

In 2011, Papa Murphy's Pizza introduced the Bacon, Bacon, Bacon Pizza.  It features Canadian bacon, peppered bacon, and crispy bacon with onions and mozzarella cheese.

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"Who Knew?" by David Hoffman

February 13, 2013

Banks are commonly shaped like pigs because in the eighteenth century frugal people saved their money in earthenware jars made of dense orange clay known as pygg.

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"Who Knew?" by David Hoffman

February 12, 2013

Before attending the Cordon Bleu, before mastering the art of French cooking, Julia Child did intelligence work for the Office of Strategic Services in India and China during World War II.

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"Who Knew?" by David Hoffman

January 30, 2013

The Hershey Kiss got its name from the puckering sound made by the manufacturing equipment as chocolate was dropped onto the conveyor belt during the production process.

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"Who Knew?" by David Hoffman

January 29, 2013

Life Savers got their signature shape by accident, when the machine employed to press out a standard circular mint malfunctioned, inadvertently punching a hole in each.

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