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  • Very thin, weak ice is known as “”cat ice”” because it can’t even support the weight of a cat.
  • One lump of sugar is the equivalent of three feet of sugar cane.
  • Hair is unique to mammals.
  • In 1923, Pierre Labric rode his bicycle down all 347 stairs of the Eiffel Tower. It took him 3 minutes, 17 seconds. His bike was severely damaged.
  • Elaine Davidson of Edinburgh, Scotland has a record-breaking 720 body piercings. 192 are on her face.
  • Twenty-six percent of American men say their workplace filing system consists of “”putting things in piles.””
  • On average, Italians get 42 vacations per year.
  • The five states with the most senior citizens are Florida, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, North Dakota and Iowa.
  • There were 20 days in the Aztec week.
  • In the Congo, professional corpse painters charge admission to see their work.
  • Every thousand years, spring gets two-thirds of a day shorter.
  • John Lennon was the first person to appear on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
  • It takes six months to build a Rolls-Royce and 13 hours to build a Toyota.
  • A certain species of fern has 630 pairs of chromosomes, the most of any organism.
  • About 1 million people drink some kind of cola for breakfast.
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