American Express cards aren't accepted everywhere because Amex is a 'charge card', requiring customers to pay off balances monthly. Since they make little-to-no profit off interest payments & have competitive reward offerings, they raise their per-transaction interchange fees to compensate. experian.com/blogs/ask-ex…
Today I learned of the Diverging Diamond Interchange, is a type of highway interchange where you get to drive on the other side of the road while crossing the freeway, so on the interchange, you actually drive on the left side of the road! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Div…
Today I learned of the Diverging Diamond Interchange; a type of highway interchange in which the directional roadways of the non freeway road switch over each other either temporarily using under/overpasses or traffic signals, making it simpler to enter and exit the freeway. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Div…
A contractor won a tender to rebuild part of the MacArthur Maze interchange in San Francisco with a bid of just over $876,000 - about a third of the projected cost. By completing the rebuild more than a month ahead of schedule, the contractor pocketed a $5 million bonus. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
The technical term for an overly complicated interchange is Spaghetti Junction en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spa…
The Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) turns 30 years old in 2017 w3.org/Graphics/GIF/spec-…
The most expensive painting ever sold is "Interchange" by Willem de Kooning; in September 2015 it was sold to Kenneth C Griffin for $300m USD. Currently it's on loan at the Art Institute of Chicago for the public to enjoy. money.cnn.com/2016/02/19/…
Today I learned of "Interchange" by Willem de Kooning, the most expensive painting ever sold. It was purchased by hedge fund manager Kenneth C. Griffin in 2015 for $300 Million. ideelart.com/module/csblo…
A sweet trick for Chrome: CMD+1 takes you back to the first tab, and you can interchange the number for each tab you have.
The most expensive painting in the world is an abstract expressionist work called "Interchange" by Willem de Kooning. It sold last year to an individual for $300 million. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
At $300,000,000, "Interchange", a painting by abstract expressionist painter Willem de Kooning, is the most expensive artwork ever sold. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Int…
One of the most popular interchange designs for Highways in North America was invented by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Par…
The Double Crossover Merging Interchange is a way to get on and off the freeway, as well as continue through the intersection, safely without waiting at a single stoplight. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dou…
While the words concrete and cement are often used interchangeably, cement is actually a bonding agent added to concrete, and they are not the same thing. msn.com/en-us/money/reale…
Jerry Lawson pioneered home video gaming in the 1970's by helping to invent the Fairchild Channel F, the first system with interchangeable cartridges. One of few black engineers in computing at the time, he unfortunately received less recognition than deserved due to the Channel F's poor sales. biography.com/inventor/je…
The Pigeons typically seen in cities are really Rock Doves, and the Doves released at weddings are really Homing Pigeons. Pigeon and Dove are interchangeable terms. allaboutbirds.org/guide/R…
The proper pronunciation of gif is with a hard g...even though the inventor wanted it to be with a soft g time.com/5791028/how-to-p…
Today I learned about JIS-spec screws, which look an awful lot like Phillips-head screws, but the tools are not always interchangeable and can cause mechanics tremendous frustration. motorcycle.com/ask-mo-any…
Possums and opossums are different animals and that the spelling shouldn't be used interchangeably animalogic.ca/animalogic/…
Until 1800 each gun was made with unique parts. It wasn’t until interchangeable parts were invented that you could take 10 guns apart, mix them up, and make 10 guns. This invention enables modern factory production. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hon…
Eli Whitney took a government contract to make 10,000 muskets in 2 years. After not producing any, he instead showed Congress that he had invented muskets with interchangeable parts and was lauded. Whitney cheated: he had marked the parts beforehand. They weren’t interchangeable. history.com/topics/invent…
Leonard Cohen originally wrote 80 draft verses for his song "Hallelujah." He chose several of the most relevant and interchanged some of them depending on where he was playing. telegraph.co.uk/music/art…
Great Britain, the United Kingdom, and the British Isles are all used interchangeably. However, they are not actually synonymous britannica.com/story/what…
The letters "i" and "j" used to be interchangeable with each other, even in the 18th century. e.g. Thomas Jefferson used the initials "T.I." snopes.com/fact-check/no-…
The terms β€œUnited Kingdom, β€œGreat Britain” and β€œEngland” are not interchangeable nouns, as they describe differing configurations of geopolitical boundaries and land-masses. ordnancesurvey.co.uk/blog…
Magazine and clip are not interchangeable terms when talking about guns. gunsandammo.com/gun-cultu…
"spilled" and "spilt" are both right. They're completely interchangeable. grammarist.com/usage/spil…
Today I learned of the Aka tribe in Central Africa where male and female roles are virtually interchangeable. Women hunt, men mind the children,and vice versa. Men spend 47 percent of their time within reach of their kids, more than any other society, and even let them suckle. theguardian.com/society/2…
On a monitor or TV Magenta and Fuchsia can be used interchangeably for the same color. When printed, they stand for different colors. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuc…
At 4,000km wide, Australia is approximately 526km wider than the Moon's diameter. ga.gov.au/scientific-topi…
In Britain and much of the Commonwealth, Barbers and Surgeons shared a guild as they had many interchangeable skills until the mid-18th century. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy…
A watchmaker 240 years ago invented robot that could write, and the parts could be interchanged to say whatever you want. chonday.com/Videos/the-wr…
"Auld Lang Syne" and "America the Beautiful" were written with the same metre, which means the lyrics and melody for each song can be sung interchangeably. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ame…
Possum and opossum are not interchangeable terms and that the possum in Australia is more closely related to the kangaroo. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opo…
A yam and a sweet potato, although often used interchangeably, are starchy vegetables from two different crop sources. grammarist.com/usage/yam-…
The words further and farther can be used interchangeably en.oxforddictionaries.com…
For the Aka people in central Africa, the male and female roles are virtually interchangeable. While the women hunt, the men mind the children. And vice versa npr.org/sections/parallel…
In 1978 the supreme Court changed the credit card industry by erasing state laws that limit interest rates. creditcards.com/credit-ca…
When the first Alien script was written, all parts were meant to be interchangeable for men or women. themarysue.com/10-charact…
Hence and thus have the same basic meaning and are often interchangeable. However, there is a slight difference. Hence usually refers to the future. Thus usually refers to the past. It is often used to indicate a conclusion. englishgrammar.org/theref…
The lyrics and melodies can be interchanged for "Auld Lang Syne" and "America the Beautiful" since they share the same meter en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aul…
Today I learned of a new type of traffic intersection that has been shown to prevent traffic accidents and decrease traffic congestion called the diverging diamond exchange jalopnik.com/the-divergin…
The first mass-produced, assembly line automobile with interchangable parts was the Oldsmobile Curved Dash, NOT the Ford Model T. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old…
Dragons and crocodiles were mentioned interchangeably in ancient texts. sacred-texts.com/lcr/fsca…
Although people use Catsup and Ketchup nearly interchangeably, they are not exactly the same thing diffen.com/difference/Cat…
There is a difference between the terms nation, state, and country, even though the words are often used interchangeably. infoplease.com/world/stat…
'every day' and 'everyday' mean two different things and cannot be used interchangeably agriculture.purdue.edu/ag…
Vomiting is different from regurgitation, although the two terms are often used interchangeably. Regurgitation is the return of undigested food back up the esophagus to the mouth, without the force and displeasure associated with vomiting. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vom…
"while" and "whilst" are usually interchangeable, though "whilst" is more recent, and more often used in the UK. blog.oxforddictionaries.c…
The "Fewer count, less amount" rule is wrong! Less can be used interchangably for countable and non-countable things, and fewer can be used for only some countable things. One fewer thing to worry about! visualthesaurus.com/cm/wc…
A Norwegian coin and a Syrian coin of much less value are so similar in shape and weight that they can be used in vending machines interchangeably, leading to the Norwegian post office having to develop a new system to automatically count coins due to people exploiting the system. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syr…
"soccer" and "football" were used interchangeably for many years. Both words derive from Association Football: The word soccer is an abbreviation of association, and distinguishes between other types of football played at the time, like Rugby Football. How the discrepancy arose is unknown. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nam…

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