Where did the pinata originate from?

Answer The pinata originated in Italy. Mexico adopted it as a tradition for celebrations, such as birthday parties for children. Originally, clay pots were used but the more modern pinatas are made of car... Read More »

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Where Did BMI Originate From?

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 »

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 do zucchinis originate from?

Zucchinis, along with other summer and winter squashes, originate from the Americas. Specifically, archaeologists trace the adoption of zucchini as a staple food for the Mexican diet from between 7... 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 »