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The acronym "U.N.C.L.E." on the 1960s TV spy series stood for United Network Command for Law Enforcement.
Entertainment » Television

In British India, a “tiffin” is a light lunch.
Food and Drink

The stegosaurus had a brain that weighed only 2 ounces and was no bigger than a walnut.

If China imported just 10% of it's rice needs- the price on the world market would increase by 80%.

The city of San Juan used to be known as Puerto Rico (which means "rich port" in Spanish), while the island of Puerto Rico was originally named San Juan.
Geography » US

The number one recreational pursuit in America is believed to be gardening.

A newly hatched crocodile is three times as large as the egg from which it has emerged.

One of the activities Girl Scouts are best known for is their annual Cookie Sale — a program and fund-raising activity that has become an American tradition. During the early 1930s, Girl Scout troops conducted various fund raisers to support their activities. One fund-raising activity that took place in many U.S. communities was the baking and selling of homemade cookies. In 1936, Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. negotiated its first contract with a commercial baker, which generated an increase in Girl Scout cookie sales.

In 1765, the sandwich was invented by John Montagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich, who gave the food its name. The Earl used to order roast beef between pieces of toast for a snack while he was at the gaming tables, it allowed him to keep one hand free to play while he ate.
Food and Drink

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