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How sure are you about your musical facts?

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Everybody loves music, classical, regional, jazz, hip hop, rock, pop, etc. When you express your choice, you find that most of the people you talk to become instant critics, or experts, trying to convince you to listen to what they like or start the most fierce argument defending their choice.

Here are some hidden facts behind music history. Some might surprise you, and others you will say: Nah, I already knew that. But do you know them all?

For starters, do you know the name of the nine Greek goddesses that supposedly inspire Astronomy, Comedy, Dance, History, Tragedy, Epic Poetry…

From the Mayflower, the Wright Brothers, to the Apollo landing on the Moon, here are more facts you might like to check.

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After many readers asked me for more curious facts about the United States history and general information, I’ve decided to write a second installment.

I wondered whether to call it the “Adjust your Factometer Book II” or the “U.S. and the Chamber of secrets and curious facts.”

1 — The Appalachian Mountains are America’s second-largest mountain range. That is true in part. Eighty percent of the Appalachians extend along the U.S. Still, the rest runs into eastern Canada and up to the islands of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, an overseas territory of France, near Newfoundland, Canada. Therefore, you can take…

Get your facts right, old man! Fact-checking a friend’s facts. How well do you rate?

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Yesterday I was talking to a friend, and we started debating about the history of the United States. When we finished, I decided to send him a simple list of ten facts that many people have wrong.

If you want to check it, here is the list of curious facts about the United States; you might like to find out if you have them right. And in the process, save yourself some searching time and probably adjust your “Factometer.”

1 — Washington was not the first president. There were 14 more Continental Presidents, 1. Peyton Randolph, 2. Arthur Henry Middleton…

From Ancient History to modern hip hop, dance has always accompanied humankind.

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From the 9-thousand-year-old cave paints in India to the latest Dancing With the Stars competition, dance has been around men’s history all the time. In Greece, it was so important that they even associated Terpsichore as the muse of dance, and Plato considered dancing the best method to get the perfect body proportions.

We find dance associated with a region, country, or religion all around the world. When you add music to rhythmic movements, the result becomes more significant than the sum of its parts. It makes people feel bliss, spirituality, joy, and even fall in love. Even the church…

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