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Geeky Food: The delicious history of cheeseburgers (VIDEO)

Karen Miner is the Food & Home Editor for SheKnows. She is a freelance writer, recipe developer and is also the cook, author and photographer behind the food blog, Tasty Trials, a collection of original recipes and stories. She and her h...

Everything you ever wanted to know about everyone's favorite sandwich — the cheeseburger

Pop quiz: Who invented the hamburger?

Don't feel too bad if you don't know. It turns out there are at least three men that claim to have originated the beef patty and bun combination at various points in history.

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But one thing nobody disputes is the invention of the cheeseburger. We have a 16-year-old to thank for the delicious addition of American cheese atop a juicy beef patty. Score one for teenage ingenuity.

Watch the video above to learn more fun facts about cheeseburgers. Spoiler alert: If you're going to try to unseat the reigning burger-eating champion, you'll have to eat more than 15 pounds of beef, buns and toppings.

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