01/23/2012 12:01 pm ET Updated Mar 24, 2012

Popcorn Is 6,500 Years Old? (VIDEO)

Popcorn, ice cream, and the hamburger share something other than being American favorites -- they're all much older than you think

According to new research, humans have been munching on popcorn since 4,700 B.C. -- about 1,000 years earlier than previous evidence suggested.

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