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    Fast Facts

    • Goalies in the National Hockey League played without masks until 1959.
  • Every day, more than 5 billion gallons of water are flushed down toilets in the United States.
  • A leech has 32 brains.
  • The chance of getting a cavity is higher if candy is eaten slowly throughout the day compared to eating it all at once then brushing your teeth.
  • In 1983, Japanese artist Tadahiko Ogawa made a copy of the Mona Lisa completely out of ordinary toast.
  • Every year, an acre of trees can remove about 13 tons of dust and gases from the surrounding environment.
  • The phrase “”Often a bridesmaid, but never a bride”” originated from a 1924 advertisement for Listerine mouthwash.
  • The lifespan of an eyelash is about 150 days.
  • According to the Gemological Institute of America, India was the only source for diamonds in the world until the 1730s.
  • In a survey conducted in 2000 by Kimberly-Clark, it was found that men prefer to fold their toilet paper and women like to wad it.
  • Even though the rose does not bear any fruit, the rose hips have more Vitamin C than most vegetables and fruits.
  • A baby octopus is about the size of a flea at birth.
  • A female ferret can die if she goes into heat and cannot find a mate.
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