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US dollar bill

Six people have been featured on the US $1 bill. The first was Salmon Chase, who introduced paper currency in 1862. A woman, Mrs. Martha Washington was next, followed by Ulysses Grant, Abraham Lincoln, Edwin Stanton, and its current holder: George Washington. US law now prohibit any revisions to the bill.

Fabella

A small sesamoid bone can sometimes be present within the tendon of the lateral head of the gastrocnemius. This is known as the fabella, Latin for little bean, and is found in 10-30% of humans.

Cosmetic surgery

Today, the Utah Plastic Surgery Society had a significant win against cosmetic surgeons in the state. These plastic surgeons were sued by cosmetic surgeons for a campaign aimed at educating the public about the difference.

Today, the Utah Plastic Surgery Society had a significant win against cosmetic surgeons in the state. These plastic surgeons were sued by cosmetic surgeons for a campaign aimed at educating the public about the difference.

WD-40

WD-40, the well-known oil lubricant, is an abbreviation of “water displacement, 40th formula”–the number of times it took for its creator to finalize the product.

Biring land bridge

One hundred million years ago, the Bering land bridge–spanning approximately 1,000 miles–connected Asia with North America.

KISS principle

Whenever you are unsure of what to do, follow the KISS principle: keep it simple, stupid.

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Attractiveness

It takes only 150 milliseconds and no eye movement to judge a stranger’s attractiveness.

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