Fast Facts: Feb. 12

Arizona Daily Wildcat

• The average car produces a pound of pollution every 25 miles.

• Cranberries are bounced to sort them for ripeness; a fully ripened cranberry can be dribbled like a basketball.

• In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital suspended workers for betting on when patients would die.

• The most powerful kind of electric eel is found in the rivers of Brazil, Columbia, Venezuela and Peru and produces a shock of 400-650 volts.

• If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

• You are more likely to get attacked by a cow than a shark.

• Half of all identity thieves are relatives, friends or neighbors of their victims.

• One in three male motorists picks his nose while driving.

• In 2006, a 37-pound California woman successfully gave birth to a healthy baby via C-section.

•  President Abraham Lincoln created the IRS during the Civil War to help pay for the military expenses.