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An Episode of “The Twilight Zone” Addressed the Novikov Self-Consistency Principle of Time Travel.

Time travel is the concept of traveling between different points in time in the same way that we travel between other points in space. Time travel could involve traveling backward to a moment before the starting point or forward in time to the point’s future without the traveler having to experience the intervening period. But …

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Little Richard Sang the Theme Song for Magic School Bus

As Ms. Frizzle once said, The whole world is a field trip, and all the kids in our class are merely guinea pigs. But do you know who sang the theme song for Magic School Bus? Little Richard sang the Magic School Bus theme song. Magical Song for A Magical Show One of the most …

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Valentina Vassilyev

Valentina Vassilyev Gave Birth to a Total of 69 Children Between 1752 and 1765, with a total of 27 Births, Including Sixteen Pairs of Twins, Seven Sets of Triplets, and Four Sets of Quadruplets.

Valentina Vassilyeva holds the Guinness World Record for the most significant number of children born to single mothers. Valentina Vassilyeva was Feodor Vassilyev’s first wife; the Russian couple lived in Shuya, Russia, in the first half of the 1700s. Valentina lived to be 75 years old, according to records, and during her life. But how …

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The Letter Grade “E” Existed Until the 1930s. It Was Removed to Avoid Parents from Interpreting the Grade as “Excellent”

Report Cards are not a new concept; it has existed for centuries because education has always been based on the exchange of knowledge between students and instructors. The assessment aims to improve student learning by systematically examining student learning patterns to inform future teaching and learning. But did you know that the letter grade E …

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Zootopia: The Only Movie with No Humans to Break the Billion Dollar Barrier?

Disney’s animated film Zootopia has made history as the only movie with no human characters to reach $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales. The film, which was released in 2016, follows the story of a rabbit named Judy Hopps who becomes the first bunny to join the Zootopia Police Department. Along with a sly fox …

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Minnie Joycelyn Elders

In 1994, the United States Surgeon General was Fired for Saying That Masturbation is Part of Human Sexuality.

Minnie Joycelyn Elders is an American pediatrician and public health administrator who served as the United States Surgeon General from 1993 to 1994. She was the second woman, the second person of color, and the first African American to serve as Surgeon General. She was a vice admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. …

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Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart Hated Having a Pet Fish in Picard’s Ready Room in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Considering it an Affront to a Show That Valued the Dignity of Different Species.

Captain Jean-Luc Picard’s Ready Room on the USS Enterprise-D. A ready room is a room located adjacent to or near the bridge on Federation Starships and Installations in the Star Trek science fiction universe. This room serves as the commanding officer’s office. But did you know the actor that plays Picard, Patrick Stewart, disapproves of …

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Hocus Pocus

In the Middle Ages, Christian Priests Would Recite “Hoc Est Corpus” During Mass When Turning Bread into the Body of Christ. Since Nobody Understood Latin, the Chant was Garbled into “Hocus Pocus.”

You may recognize the phrase hocus pocus as the title of a popular Disney Halloween film, but it has a long history of use in magical circles. Hocus pocus is a phrase that refers to an illusion or a meaningless distraction that fools you in some way. But did you ever wonder where the phrase …

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Dog Odin

In 2017, a Dog Named Odin Refused to Leave a Flock of Goats Behind During the California Tubbs Fire When His Owners Fled to Safety. Days Later, the Owners Came Back to Find Odin and the Goats Alive.

In October 2017, the Northern California region experienced the Tubbs Fire. At the time, the fire burned through portions of the counties of Napa, Sonoma, and Lake while wreaking the most havoc in Santa Rosa, was the most destructive wildfire in California history. Its destructiveness was quickly surpassed by the 2018 Campfire only one year …

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White Day Tradition

On White Day, Boys in Japan Buy Gifts to Give Back to the Girls Who Bought Them Gifts on Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day is widely recognized in the West as a chance to declare your love for that particular person in your life and show them how much you care by giving them gifts or making plans to go on the ideal date. Typically, the man is expected to do all the work and buy their …

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