Four sausages on an open grill.

How Many Pounds of Meat Per Person for a BBQ?

BBQs are popular with many people around the world, and can be a fun activity when the weather warms up or a way to keep warm when it cools down. They’re a great way to entertain and feed many people at once, without having a lot to clean up. Whether you’re planning for five or […] Read More…

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What are the Advantages of the Metric System vs the Imperial System?

We measure things in a variety of ways. Early civilizations developed systems of weights and measurements based on what was available to them. Over time, standardization of measurements has become important as the global economy has evolved. The most classic example is the metric system. There are only three countries in the world that don’t […] Read More…

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What is the Average Half Marathon Time?

26.2 miles. That’s how long a marathon is, and for some people, the thought of tackling that distance with just their own two feet can seem like an insurmountable task. With the right mindset and training, anything is possible, but many might prefer to start their foray into long-distance running with something a bit more […] Read More…

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How Many Calories Do Kettlebell Swings Burn?

The use of kettlebells has grown in popularity in the last few years because it gives a great—and quick full body workout. However, kettlebells as a recreational exercise tool have been used for the past 200 years.  So, what is a kettlebell? A kettlebell is a round weight with a flat bottom and handle at […] Read More…

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What is the Fastest BMW Model?: And Other Fast Car Facts

For a lot of car enthusiasts, there’s nothing quite like the feeling of driving fast. It brings with it a feeling of freedom and happiness. It’s for that reason that these drivers seek out the fastest cars and want to know which is the fastest BMW model, or the fastest Mercedes Benz…and so on. Fast […] Read More…

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Numbers roulette wheel

How Random Numbers Are the Driving Force Behind Video Games, Jury Selection, and More

​​GigaCalculator investigated where and how random numbers are used to power processes in everyday life, using a variety of news stories, scientific reports, and other sources. Read More…

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How Much to Paint a Truck?

Trucks can do a lot of things: haul construction materials, transport umbrellas and toys to the beach, or simply get the driver to where they need to be. But just because a truck is functional doesn’t mean it can’t look good, too. Sometimes a fresh coat of paint is all that’s needed to make an […] Read More…

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What Type of Tea Has the Most Caffeine?

Tea has been a popular beverage choice for many across the globe for centuries. For some, grabbing a tea over a coffee is preferable because there is less caffeine. Or is there?  Tea has been drunk in China since before 2000 BC. Back then, it was not yet used as a milder way to wake […] Read More…

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Polymeric Sand Vs Regular Sand for Pavers

Pavers are a popular choice to create walkways both in private homes and in public areas. Natural stone pavers and manmade alternatives give a beautiful appearance to pathways, patios, and gardens and come in an array of colors and sizes.  One of the most common questions people have when they are installing new pavers is […] Read More…

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Early 20-th century calculating machine

The Fascinating History of the Modern Calculator

Though we may not think about it, math and calculations permeate our everyday lives. We calculate tips at restaurants, determine how much money a grocery store coupon will save us, and compute how much our online purchases will cost including tax and shipping. Some do these calculations in their head or by hand, but many […] Read More…

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