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    Fast Facts: Jan. 14

    • The inside of a man’s wallet is a breeding ground for germs. It functions as an incubator. While you sit on it, the contents (germy money and other degradable stuff) is kept warm and moist.
    • The inside of a woman’s purse may be cluttered, but it’s the bottom that’s crawling with tens of thousands of germs (like E. coli and Salmonella) from having been set down on filthy surfaces (like the bathroom floor).
    • Every second, two Barbie dolls are sold somewhere in the world.
    • The first modern toothbrush was invented in China. Its bristles, from hog’s hair or the mane of a horse, were put into ivory handles.
    • It costs about 3 cents to make a $1 bill in the United States.

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