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In his first season with the New York Yankees in 1919, Babe Ruth hit more home runs (29) than any other American League <em>team</em>.

In his first season with the New York Yankees in 1919, Babe Ruth hit more home runs (29) than any other American League team.

Despite its reputation as a cosmonaut staple, freeze-dried ice cream only made one mission to space. In 1968, it provided instant sugar rushes to the astronauts of Apollo 7.

Despite its reputation as a cosmonaut staple, freeze-dried ice cream only made one mission to space. In 1968, it provided instant sugar rushes to the astronauts of Apollo 7.

Dimples may be cute, but they are an inherited genetic flaw. They are caused by a fibrous band of tissue that connects the skin to an underlying bone.

Dimples may be cute, but they are an inherited genetic flaw. They are caused by a fibrous band of tissue that connects the skin to an underlying bone.

<em>New York Tribune</em> founder Horace Greeley is best known for saying, “Go West, young man.” Problem is, he didn’t say it. The quote actually came from Indiana newspaper editor John B.L. Soule. In fact, Greeley’s own comments regarding the Wes

New York Tribune founder Horace Greeley is best known for saying, “Go West, young man.” Problem is, he didn’t say it. The quote actually came from Indiana newspaper editor John B.L. Soule. In fact, Greeley’s own comments regarding the West were less than encouraging. In 1859, while traveling across Utah, he wrote, “The desolation seems irredeemable.” Twelve years later, he proclaimed, “This Daniel Boone business is about played out.”

The first Ford Mustangs, built in 1964, were nothing more than Ford Falcons with different exterior sheet metal.

The first Ford Mustangs, built in 1964, were nothing more than Ford Falcons with different exterior sheet metal.

5 Questions: A Swell of Couples

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After riding high through the 1920s, the roller coaster craze was nearly killed off by the Depression. In the United States between 1930 and 1972, only 120 of the thrill contraptions were built, while more than 1,500 were destroyed.

After riding high through the 1920s, the roller coaster craze was nearly killed off by the Depression. In the United States between 1930 and 1972, only 120 of the thrill contraptions were built, while more than 1,500 were destroyed.

The first recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross award (for heroism or achievement in aerial combat) was Charles Lindbergh. He achieved this feat a year before his famous transatlantic flight.

The first recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross award (for heroism or achievement in aerial combat) was Charles Lindbergh. He achieved this feat a year before his famous transatlantic flight.

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5 Questions: Revolution

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Although the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People clearly stated its mission in its title, W.E.B. Du Bois was the only African American on the NAACP’s first board of directors.

Although the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People clearly stated its mission in its title, W.E.B. Du Bois was the only African American on the NAACP’s first board of directors.

During childbirth scenes in movies and sitcoms, infant actors are smeared with cream cheese and red jam for an authentic "just born" look.

During childbirth scenes in movies and sitcoms, infant actors are smeared with cream cheese and red jam for an authentic "just born" look.

5 Questions: Happy Hangovers!

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The Australopithecus afarensis hominid skeleton found in Ethiopia in 1974 was nicknamed Lucy in honor of the Beatles song, “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.”

The Australopithecus afarensis hominid skeleton found in Ethiopia in 1974 was nicknamed Lucy in honor of the Beatles song, “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.”

If the oceans were to gradually rise, Florida (350 feet above sea level at its highest point) would become the first U.S. state to be completely submerged.

If the oceans were to gradually rise, Florida (350 feet above sea level at its highest point) would become the first U.S. state to be completely submerged.

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