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75 acres of pizza are eaten in U.S. everyday


About 75 acres of pizza are eaten in the United States everyday. Pizza became most popular in America after soldiers stationed in Italy returned from World War II.  During the latter half of the 20th century, pizza in the United States became an iconic dish of considerable popularity. Often, “Americanized” foods such as barbecued chicken and bacon cheeseburgers are used ... Read More »

Does our eyes are the same size from birth?


Our eyes grow so little that they are perceived not to grow. An infant’s eyes are about 19 mm and will grow to 24-25 mm in adulthood. This slight growth may be cause for many to believe that our eyes are the same size from birth.   Read More »

Chop onions without crying

Cutting onions crying

Chewing gum or eating sugar cubes while peeling onions will keep you from crying. There are various methods, with proponents of each, it does work really and here’s why: Chew gum or eat sugar cubes (this causes you to breathe through your mouth, inhibiting the amount of gas that gets into your nose) Put the onion under water, then chop ... Read More »

Listen and Silent contains the same letters

listen and silent

The word “listen” contains the same letters as the word “silent”. Listen and Silent are anagrams and both word have a related meaning. “Listen” first appeared in Old English as “hlysnan” or “lysna,” drawn from the Indo-European root “klu,” which denoted the general idea of “hearing.” (It’s also the root of our English “loud.”) “Listen” has stuck pretty closely to its original meaning ... Read More »

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