Where Did BMI Originate From?

Answer If you want to blame someone for your body-mass index, blame Adolphe Jacques Quetelet. Just know that you wouldn't have wanted to argue with him: The Belgian-born mathematician was known as one of ... Read More »

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Where did pai gow originate from?

Pai gow originated in China. References to the domino tiles used in pai gow date back to 1120, during the Song Dynasty. Pai gow poker, which combined the card game and the domino game, was first pl... Read More »

Where did Chex mix originate from?

Chex mix "was dreamed up by the savvy folks at Ralston Purina--a St. Louis company--as a way to push its Chex Brand cereals (wheat, corn, and rice)," according to a quote from The American Century ... Read More »

Where did Lipton Tea originate from?

Lipton brand tea originated in Glasgow, Scotland, with Sir Thomas Lipton, who began his signature tea company after returning from Ceylon. From Glasgow, Lipton company offices spread across Scotlan... Read More »

From where did Lipton Tea originate?

Tea was a popular, but expensive drink in 19th century England. Sir Thomas Lipton decided to change that, making it one of the most affordable and convenient drinks in England.BackgroundThomas Lipt... Read More »