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What light beer claimed to be less filling and taste great? Miller Lite beer was claimed to be less filling and taste great. It was a prevalent misperception that you couldn't enjoy a light beer while drinking it but Miller Lite beer denied that misconception.
What was the first U.S. consumer product sold in the Soviet Union? It was Pepsi. But Pepsi didn't become the first commercial brand made in the Soviet Union until 1972.
Who first proposed that Armistice Day be renamed Veterans Day? It was Congressman Edward H. Rees who first proposed the name change. Celebrations, parades, and a much-needed day off, Veterans Day is one of the 12 federal holidays that were established by Congress and is observed on November 11 every year.
Which landmark appears on the back of the $20 bill? It is the White House which is on the back side of the $20 bill. The government prints millions of notes each day of the year.
The government finished building the Sanxiantai eight cross-sea arch bridge that connects to the island in 1987. It links Sanxiantai and Taiwan Island and was built in the form of waves. It is a dragon inspired bridge in a supine position. It has grown to be the East Coast's most recognizable landmark of Sanxiantai.
At 2.15 millimeters, which U.S. coin is the thickest? It is half dollar coin. The 50-cent coin used in the US is called a half dollar. John F. Kennedy, US 35th president, is depicted on the half dollar's obverse (heads). Since 1964, he has appeared on the half dollar.
Who is generally considered the founder of Memorial Day? The founder of Memorial Day is Gen. John A. Logan. Memorial Day is a day to remember those who have died while serving their nation. It was once known as "Decoration Day" because graves were first decorated with flowers, wreaths, and flags.
Which Navajo tribal land site in Arizona is a surreal labyrinth of slot canyons? It is Antelope Canyon. Located on Navajo Nation land, Antelope Canyon is made up of two spectacular slot canyons, Lower and Upper.
What country's national sport is archery? The official national sport of Bhutan is archery, which has long been a part of its culture. In addition to being a sport, archery is also a pastime that unites people of all ages.
Do humans really use 10% of their brains? Nope. People like to say that people only use 10% of their brains. This is something that pseudoscientific authors and Hollywood writers like to say. It's a fallacy that people only employ 10% of their brain capacity. According to fMRI scans, even simple tasks demand practically whole-brain activation.
Which cosmetics company awards its salespeople with a pink Cadillac? It is Mary Kay company. From a vehicle dealership in Dallas, Texas, Mary Kay Ash bought the first pink Cadillac for her business in 1968. The car, which was painted "Mountain Laurel Blush" to match a popular lipstick color she wore, gained popularity very quickly.
People commonly inquire about the product that was first advertised as a "esteemed brain tonic & cerebral beverage." After learning Coca-Cola's name, a natural inquiry arises: Is Coca-Cola a medicine, tonic, or just a false claim? The creator claimed that this alcoholic drink served as a brain tonic and cerebral beverage. Additionally, he favors the term "parent medicine."
Which yearly celebration claims the title "the biggest carnival in the world"? It is Rio De Janeiro's Carnival. With 2 million people per day on the streets, Rio de Janeiro's Carnival is a celebrated festival held every year before Lent.
Yhprum's law is the exact opposite of Murphy's Law. Yhprum's law can be expressed in a straightforward formula as follows: "Everything that can work, will work." "Murphy" written backward is "Yhprum," and vice versa.
You might have heard a lot about Pompeii and its people and must have a lot of questions like who are Pompeii people? How long did it take for the ruins of Pompeii to be rediscovered? Let's have a detailed look.
What is the westernmost country in mainland Europe? The Portuguese Republic, a country in western Europe, is Portugal. It is the westernmost country in mainland Europe.
Which Spanish speaking country is located in Southwestern Europe? Spain is a Spanish speaking country located in Southwestern Europe.
What was removed from Dr Pepper in the 1950s? The period after "Dr" was removed from Dr Pepper logo in the 1950s. Charles Alderton, a young pharmacist from Brooklyn who settled in Waco, Texas, created the "Dr Pepper" soft drink in 1885. The carbonated beverage's distinctive flavor was touted in its marketing.
The cheesesteak sandwich was invented in which city? Few sandwiches are as well-liked as the cheesesteak. Of course, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is where the cheesesteak was invented and honed to become a local delicacy. But the cheesesteak has a nearly century-long history and has undergone numerous alterations as its appeal grew both domestically and internationally.
What company was once known as "Quantum Computer Services Inc."? It was AOL that was once known as "Quantum Computer Services Inc." So, what is quantum computing?
Which state has the one-word motto "Hope"? The word "Hope" serves as Rhode Island's official state motto. The arms of the state, which are depicted on Rhode Island's great seal and state flag, bear the state motto. The biblical phrase "hope we have as an anchor of the soul" is likely what inspired the use of the word "hope."
Which U.S. territory's slogan is "where America's day begins"? Guam's slogan is "where America's day begins". The US includes the island of Guam. Because of its location west of the equator, Guam is known for being hours ahead of Hawaii, Alaska, and the contiguous 48 states.
The bears, like humans, appear to be physiologically designed to enjoy sugar, especially honey, which is the most concentrated form of sugar in nature. This is true in a fun experiment done lately. The beekeeper tricks the bear and discovers they have "good taste" in honey.
What does a nose bleed mean spiritually? In a spiritual sense, bleeding from the nose indicates that one's sins have been forgiven. It may also mean that they have undergone spiritual cleansing and purification. Contrary to popular belief, maintaining a nosebleed is not unlucky.