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British explorer Richard Burton set out to Africa in 1858 to search for what?

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1967-ChiefsThe Kansas City Chiefs, the professional football team, were named after the mayor of Kansas City. Mayor H. Roe Bartle, nicknamed Chief, was responsible for getting the owner, Lamar Hunt, to move the Dallas Texans to Kansas City in 1963.

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Pizza pies originated in what country?

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What is the Japanese dish of deep fried vegetables and seafood?

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Illustration_for_the_Brothers_Grimm_fairy_tale_Rapunzel.Cinderella, Rapunzel and Hansel and Gretel are a few of the fairy tales written by 19th century German brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm, whose last name was what?

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To the Kikuyu tribe of central Kenya, the number 10 is considered bad luck. In fact, “10” is so feared that no one speaks it aloud; they just skip that number when counting anything—especially people, since it’s thought to be particularly bad luck to count humans.

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The average CD can hold 74 minutes’ worth of music. That unusual length was determined by Sony’s president, who decided that a single CD should be able to contain the longest recorded version of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.

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3-musketeer-bar-560x164The 3 Musketeers bar was originally split into three pieces with three different flavors: vanilla, chocolate and strawberry. When the other flavors became harder to come by during WWII, 3 Musketeers went all chocolate.

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Sydney-Australia-6What single city contains about 20% of the residents of its entire continent?

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While the crew of Apollo 13 didn’t get to make their scheduled Moon landing, they did set a record that still stands: they’re the humans who traveled the furthest distance from the Earth (nearly 250,000 miles).

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