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Candle wax was consumed during feasts.

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Candle wax used to be mostly derived from animal sources like beeswax or calf fat. It was common for candles to be stolen during famines and consumed by the starving.

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The use of soap-like substances dates back to around 2800 BCE in Ancient Babylon

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No One Knew! Peter Parker's Parents Worked for S.H.I.E.L.D.

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The Vent Haven Museum houses vintage ventriloquist dummies.

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Roller coasters were developed to divert Americans' attention away from sin.

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Vision Boards Improve Your Focus

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The Horo Is Bulgaria's National Dance.

Snake plants

Snake plants can clean up pollutants and enhance air quality.

Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, tea is a huge business.

Dulce De Leche

Is Dulce De Leche made with butterscotch?

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IN COMPARISON TO OTHER INDIAN FESTIVALS, THE CHHATH PUJA REQUIRES THE MOST DIVERSE FOOD AND OTHER ITEMS AND INGREDIENTS.

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Martha Washington used hog fat and whale guts to make lipstick.

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Did you know that gum disease affects more than just your gums?

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The better, the more vitamin D you consume

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Did you Know? The capital of Greece is named after the goddess Athena

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Chocolate can help in preventing tooth decay.

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Curtains and blinds from the past

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The name Dussehra is derived from the Sanskrit phrase Dash Hara, which in English means "the defeat of the Sun.

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In Florida, what is a flatfish?

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Humidity is ideal for dust mites.

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Men often report greater financial confidence, particularly when making investment decisions.

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Did you Know? The Bloody Mary Wasn't Always Called a Bloody Mary

 CATARACTS

DIFFERENT TYPES OF CATARACTS EXIST.

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JFK Was Not A Jelly Donut

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Teddies have even traveled to space

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Did you Know? Jurassic Park Raptors sound like tortoise mating