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    Fast Facts

    ? The quills of a porcupine are soft when it is born.

    ? Cleopatra wasn’t Egyptian; she was Greek.

    ? Blue eyes are the most sensitive to light; dark brown are the least sensitive.

    ? There are no clocks in Las Vegas casinos.

    ? The first products that the toy company Mattel came out with were picture frames.

    ? The hair of an adult man or woman can stretch 25 percent of its length without breaking.

    ? A baby eel is called an elver. A baby oyster is called a spat.

    ? It takes eight-and-a-half minutes for light to get from the sun to earth.

    ? There are 365 steps on the front of the U.S. Capitol Building – one for every day of the year.

    ? The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

    ? Each day, up to 150 species of life become extinct.

    ? If you cut off a snail’s eye, it will grow a new one.

    ? In high school, Robin Williams was voted “”Least Likely to Succeed.””

    ? You share your birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world.

    ? The average U.S. farm has 467 acres; the average Japanese farm has 3 acres.

    ? In 1845 Boston had an ordinance banning bathing unless you had a doctor’s prescription.

    ? By feeding hens certain dyes they can be made to lay eggs with multi-colored yolks.

    ? Hummingbirds can’t walk.

    ? The first domain name ever registered was

    ? Research indicates that babies who suck on pacifiers are more prone to ear aches.

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