On October 31, 1963, John F. Kennedy held one of his final press conferences. A reporter reminded him that she had once before asked him toward the beginning of his presidency […]
We at Commonplace Fun Facts are big fans of the Ig Nobel Prize and its mission to “first make people laugh, then make them think.” The list of 2019 laureates touched on […]
Thomas Jefferson was a man of great abilities, but modest tastes. The man who wrote of the inalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, described the things that would […]
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