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In 1973, China proposed to give the US 10 million Chinese women to boost...

MAO Zedong proposed sending 10 million Chinese women to the United States, in talks with top envoy Henry Kissinger in 1973, according to documents...
cocaine

Up to 90 percent of U.S. paper money contains traces of cocaine.

It's an image much beloved of Hollywood directors: the head lowered over a mirror, a crisp greenback tightly rolled and inserted in a nostril,...
cats

Cats are America’s most popular pets: there are 88M cats compared to 74M dogs.

According to a survey of American pet owners, more households have a Fido than any other furry (or not so furry) friend. By sheer...
Bobbie the Wonder

In 1923, a Dog walked across 2/3 of the U.S. to find his family.

Bobbie the Wonder Dog (1921–1927) was a dog from the U.S. state of Oregon who became famous for traveling 2,551 miles (4,105 km) from...

As on May 2015, 2.3 Million Americans still subscribed to AOL Dial Up internet.

Verizon's announcement Tuesday that it plans to purchase AOL revealed a interesting tidbit about what AOL is up to these days. Not only does...

In 1917, the harmful effects of radiation were still largely unknown.

In 1917, the harmful effects of radiation were still largely unknown, and radium was used as a glow-in-the-dark paint. The Radium Girls were watch-dial...

You Use Facebook, But I Bet You Didn’t Know Some of These Facts!

Facebook is the most used website next to Google and YouTube and has made a huge impact on how humans as a whole communicate...

On 1st January 2017, someone changed the Hollywood sign to ‘Hollyweed’.

2017 started on a high note for some Los Angeles pranksters who managed to alter the iconic Hollywood sign to read "Hollyweed". People waking up...

Donald Trump is the oldest president elected in US history.

Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States, is the oldest elected president in the US history. He took his oath as president...

U.S. Route 50 – Known as American’s most lonely road.

U.S. Route 50 (US 50) is a major east–west route of the U.S. Highway system, stretching just over 3,000 miles (4,800 km) from West...
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