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January 13, 2017

Strange But True!

Q. A matter of curiosity: Are there proven benefits to curiosity? Mental Floss magazine seems to think so in offering the following quiz questions.

A. 1. In 1524, what name did Giovanni de Verrazzano give to the site that would become New York City? A. New Angouleme, named for King Francois I, the former Count of Angouleme, France. “New Amsterdam” came about in 1625.

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