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    Fast Facts

    ? You lose enough dead skin cells in your lifetime to fill eight five-pound flour bags.

    ? Before 1900, prize fights lasted up to 100 rounds.

    ? The first man to distill bourbon whiskey in the United States was a Baptist preacher, in 1789.

    ? Golf was banned in England in 1457 because it was considered a distraction from the serious pursuit of archery.

    ? The average human bladder can hold 13 ounces of liquid.

    ? The Belgium news agency Belga reported in November that a man suspected of robbing a jewelry store in Liege said he couldn’t have done it because he was busy breaking into a school at the same time. Police then arrested him for breaking into the school.

    ? The pharaohs of ancient Egypt wore garments made with thin threads of beaten gold. Some fabrics had up to 500 gold threads per inch of cloth.

    ? Craven Walker invented the lava lamp, and its contents are colored wax and water.

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