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Geek Fact #93 – Bagels

Good Morning!  I was sitting here, at Starbucks, eating a bagel, and thought, “Hey!  Bagel fact!”  So here’s a bagel fact: Did You Know… Geek Fact of the Day The story goes that bagels were originally created in 1783 to honor King John III of Austria after he repelled Turkish …

Did You Know… Geek Fact #80 – Wallpaper

Wallpaper.  It’s paper that you glue to a wall.  Who would even come up with a thing like that? Did You Know… Geek Fact of the Day Jean-Michel Papillon, a French engraver and considered the inventor of wallpaper, started making block designs in matching, continuous patterns in 1675, and wallpaper …