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16 Spades is the highest suit in the card game of Bridge. Hobbies > Games 01/31/09
17 The board game "Careers" was created in 1955 by sociologist James Cooke Brown. Hobbies > Games 01/31/09
18 The board game Pente was created in 1978 by Gary Gabrel. Hobbies > Games 01/30/09
19 Viswanathan Anand became the World Chess Champion in 2007. Hobbies > Games 01/16/09
20 Wilhelm Steinitz was the World Chess Champion from 1886 to 1894. Hobbies > Games 01/15/09
21 Crochet is a form of needlework that uses a hook to create fabric from yarn. Hobbies > Crafts 01/08/09
22 Embroidery is a form of needlework that uses a sewing needle and thread/yarn to decorate fabric. Hobbies > Crafts 01/07/09
23 Knitting is a form of needlework that uses needles to create fabric from yarn. Hobbies > Crafts 01/06/09
24 The first Canadian postage stamp, the Three Penny Beaver, was issued on April 23, 1851. Hobbies > Collecting 01/05/09
25 The first two United States postage stamps were issued on July 1, 1847. They featured George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. Hobbies > Collecting 01/05/09
26 Tatting is a form of needlework that uses a shuttle to make lace. Hobbies > Crafts 01/05/09
27 The world's first triangular postage stamp was issued by the Cape of Good Hope in 1853. Hobbies > Collecting 01/04/09
28 The world's first Elvis Presley postage stamp was issued by Grenada in 1978. Hobbies > Collecting 01/04/09
29 The world's first postage stamp, the Penny Black, was released on May 1, 1840. Hobbies > Collecting 01/03/09
30 In chess, castling is when the king moves two spaces toward a rook and the rook moves to the other side of the king, all in one move. Hobbies 12/22/08




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