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N95 Respirators and Surgical Masks | | Blogs | CDC

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When Does a New Decade Actually Begin?

Nobody can seem to agree on whether the new decade began on January 1, 2020, or if it actually begins on January 1, 2021.

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How Do Fireworks Actually Work? | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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Question Of The Day: Why Do Semi Trucks Have 18 Wheels?

So, how did 18 wheels become a standard for semi trucks? Finally, off­loaded cargo would be stored in a warehouse before trucks came to bring those goods to their final destination. Inklings of a different method ­­containerization ­­appeared as earl

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How Google handles searches it's never seen before

Google has been testing an AI-based system to help parse users' queries, especially those that the search engine has never encountered before.

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The Meaning of Life - in 60 Seconds

It's generally good to take one's time, but there may sometimes be a need to compress all one knows into the briefest possible span. So here is our sense of ...