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About half the geysers on Earth are found at Yellowstone National Park. According to www.yellowstonepark.com, Yellowstone is the largest active geyser field in the world and home to 60 percent of the world’s geysers.
The word NERD was first coined by Dr. Seuss in "If I Ran the Zoo." It is the name of a creature that narrator Gerald McGrew wants to collect for his imaginary zoon. Gerald also would like a NERKLE and a SEERSUCKER too.
Nintendo’s popular Game Boy was invented by Gunpei Yoko, who was originally hired to maintain assembly lines when the company manufactured playing cards.
Some words like CIVIC, KAYAK and LEVEL read the same way forward or backward, while others mean something totally different when spelled backward, such as LIVE/EVIL, RAT/STAR, and STRESSED/DESSERTS
In a standard pack of playing cards, the king of hearts is the only king without a moustache. One popular theory is that he originally had facial hair, but his mustache was lost as his image was reproduced and altered over time.
Charles Lindbergh was TIME Magazine’s first Man of the Year. He was heralded for making the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean on May 20–21, 1927.
The popularity of our first “Did You Know” article has inspired a sequel. A “Did you know?” is simply a fact, detail, or statistic that sticks in your mind for some reason and stays there. Most of these tidbits of information are not momentous, life- changing, or important in any way, but they are interesting, surprising, curious, or thought-provoking. A "Did you know” is a great way to get people to start talking or fill a lull in a conversation.
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