Category: Trivia

Fun trivia — when you want a little 5 minute tidbit of learning something new every day.

The 24-hour stomach flu? No, it’s Gastroenteritis caused by Novovirus Norovirus, Stomach Bug

The myth of the 24-hour stomach flu | Gastroenteritis caused by Novovirus Norovirus, Stomach Bug Every flu season, millions of people who get their flu shots still come down with a nasty stomach bug that puts them in bed for

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Mark Twain’s Typewriter QWERTY Frustration, the First Typed Book Manuscript, Life on the Mississippi

Mark Twain’s Typewriter – QWERTY Frustration, the First Typed Book Manuscript, Life on the Mississippi Most sources will tell you that the first novel written on a typewriter was The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. Strangely, Twain himself

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Robinson Crusoe Island is REAL, Daniel Defoe’s fictional story based on the real life of a Scotsman

Robinson Crusoe Island is REALDaniel Defoe’s fictional story is based on the real life adventures of Scotsman Alexander Selkirk Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe, is frequently cited as the first novel ever published in English, in 1719. It remains one

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Do Bears Really Hibernate? The Never-ending Debate of the hibernating bear

it’s a myth that bears hibernate. it’s a myth that bears don’t hibernate. Where does this story end? In the United States circa 1950, the story of the hibernating bear was told with confidence. School children from coast to coast

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The John F Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln assassinations- similarities and coincidences

The John F Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln assassinations- similarities and coincidences After President John F Kennedy’s assassination in 1963, history buffs began finding peculiar parallels between Kennedy and President Abraham Lincoln. These lists of Lincoln Kennedy coincidences are a strange

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