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People always say, “That’s the greatest thing since sliced bread.” But hardly anybody knows who invented sliced bread. Who was it?

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Who recorded the song “I am a Real American”, which Hulk Hogan used as his entrance music?

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What Portuguese Prince led Brazil’s independence movement against Portugal, and was subsequently declared Emperor of Portugal on October 12, 1822? (Note: this is a fascinating story, well worth reading up on if you get a chance. Would make an incredible show or movie. Lots of doublecrossing, affairs, and intrigue.) 

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What company has been called the Tom’s Shoes of condoms, because of their eco-minded, vegan-certified production and “buy one, give one” model of donating a condom for every one purchased?

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Who wrote the classic war novel, All Quiet On the Western Front, based on his experience in World War I?

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In 1974, astrophysicists John Gribbin and Stephen Plagemann wrote a best-selling book predicting an apocalypse in 1982. What book was it?

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Debuting in 1947, this was the first American sitcom.

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The first turnpike in America was opened in 1795, and connected Philadelphia and what city?

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What rap group released a song called “Fire and Earth (100% Natural)” in 1992?

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Published in 1898, who wrote a novel titled Futility: Wreck of the Titan about a huge passenger liner which strikes an iceburg in April, resulting in the death of hundreds because there weren’t enough lifeboats?

 

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The First Battle of Bull Run was fought on this Virginia man’s farm, so he decided to move his family to the small town of Appomatox to get away from the war. Four years later, on April 9th, 1865, Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant in his house. He would say that the War “began in my front yard and ended in my front parlour”. Who was he?