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Gatorade was created in 1965 by researchers at the University of Florida, to replenish the combination of water, carbohydrates, and electrolytes that the school’s student-athletes lost in sweat during rigorous athletic competitions. Its name was derived from the collective nickname of the university’s athletic teams, the Florida Gators.

historical-nonfiction:

Gatorade was created in 1965 by researchers at the University of Florida, to replenish the combination of water, carbohydrates, and electrolytes that the school’s student-athletes lost in sweat during rigorous athletic competitions. Its name was derived from the collective nickname of the university’s athletic teams, the Florida Gators.

(Source: Wikipedia, via oldflorida)

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9 Skinny Buildings Around NYU and NYC

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We all know — a lil’ too well — that rent ain’t cheap in the city! Sometimes, you gotta make the best of whatever space you got. Some architects have taken this challenge to the next level, designing strange but gorgeous buildings whose skinniness we can’t help but notice. Here are nine of the coolest around NYU and the Big Apple.

Flatiron Building (5th Ave. & 23rd St.)

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Starting off with the obvious, naturally. For over a century, this triangular beauty has been the Gisele Bündchen of svelte buildings. Iconic, gorgeous, and so far withstanding the test of time. (Shake Shack would be its Tom Brady, of course.)

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