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People used breadcrumbs to erase their mistakes before erasers were invented.

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Before erasers, people would use lumps of bread to erase their mistakes. As you might expect, these "erasers" were ineffective because they, like all bread, were susceptible to mold and rot.

Related Facts

Ashwagandha is an Indian herb.

Snake Plants

Snake Plants Are Simple To Maintain

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Did you Know? Disneyland was originally opened on Sunday with total of 18 attractions.

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Did you Know? Lisa Kudrow or Phoebe Buffay of FRINEDS didn't actually know how to play guitar.

The Kepler

The Kepler telescope has discovered over 1,200 potential worlds, including 68 Earth-sized planets.

chia seed

They contain a tonne of antioxidants.

Obesity Risk

Obesity Risk in Formula-Fed Babies

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Horned lizards have an uncommon mode of protection.


Who is affected by monkeypox?


Collagen helps to firm your skin.

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Did you Know? Janitors do not exist in Japan.

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Sandro Botticelli's The Birth of Venus

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The edible leafy tips of beetroots are bursting with vitamin K


Breastfeeding mothers benefit from a small amount of formula.


centipedes are Ancient

Stained Glass

An English Stained Glass Tradition


Some braille readers’ fingers can really fly.

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The First to Measure the Earth's Circumference

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The debate about Afrikaans continues.

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221B Baker Street is a fictitious address.

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Did you Know? Machu Picchu Is Earthquake-Proof

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Weather reporters maybe pigeons.

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Collagen Fillers include

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Did you Know? Italy was under a dictatorship for 20 years

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Fun Fact! Lara's decorating skills will melt your face off.