Where did HIV/AIDS originate?

Answer According to, an AIDS/HIV education website, the virus most likely originated in Africa, where primates have been found to have SIV (simian immunodeficiency virus). The virus most likely ... Read More »

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Where and how did the necktie originate?

Neckties originate from cravats worn by Croatian mercenaries during the Thirty Years War (1618–1648).

Where did panettone originate?

Pannetone, famous as an Italian Christmas cake, originated in northern Italy, most likely Milan, sometime in the 15th century. One popular historical legend tells of a young nobleman who created a ... Read More »

Where Did Ringworm Originate?

When ringworm was initially discovered, doctors were under the impression that it was caused by a worm, hence the name. Today we know that in fact ringworm is a fungus infection that often shows it... Read More »

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 »