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In 1620, Francis Bacon noticed the jigsaw fit of the opposite shores of the Atlantic Ocean. #BRIFact
Remember the Alamo! (But what does “Alamo” mean? It’s Spanish for “cottonwood.”) #BRIFact
Christmas became a national holiday in the U.S. in 1890. #BRIFact
In 2007, China became the world’s largest salt producer, surpassing the U.S.
The ancient Sumerians were the first to charge interest for loans, around 3100 BC.
According to fossil records, wildfires have occurred on Earth for over 420 million years. #BRIFact
The average CD can hold 74 minutes’ worth of music. #BRIFact
What does the letter E on the left side of Spanish license plates stand for? España
Logical lingo: The word “lobster” in Chinese translates literally as “dragon shrimp.”