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How old does furniture have to be to be considered antique?

The customary definition of antique requires that an item should be at least 100 years old and in original condition.

Items that are old, but not quite that old, are called vintage.

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Why does the Earth only see one side of the moon?

Only one side of the Moon is visible from Earth because the Moon rotates about its spin axis at the same rate that the Moon orbits the Earth, a situation known as synchronous rotation or tidal locking.

Near side of the Moon

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Sydney: Harbour City

Located on the southeastern coast of Australia, Sydney is a city that takes advantage of its location. 

Once a major port city, Sydney is sometimes called “Harbour City” in honor of this prime real estate. 

People enjoy hitting the beach to go surfing or snorkeling, and one of the most recognizable buildings, the Sydney Opera House, is right on the harbor!

Why New York Is Called "The Big Apple" and How 8 Other Famous Cities Got Their Nicknames

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Commonwealth realm

A Commonwealth realm is a sovereign state which has Elizabeth II as its monarch and head of state

Each realm functions as an independent co-equal kingdom from the other realms.

Commonwealth realm

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Which state is the largest in the US?

Alaska is the largest state in total area, land area, and water area. Despite being the second largest state, Texas is only 40% of the total area of largest state, Alaska. 

Montana is larger than every state it borders; only Alaska and Wyoming have a lower population density.

List of U.S. states and territories by area

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