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    Fast Facts: Feb. 12

    • 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.

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