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    • In 1968 Apollo 8 astronauts used Silly Putty to fasten down tools, preventing them from floating around during the trip through space.
  • The Australian $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 notes are made of plastic.
  • Approximately 60 circus performers have been shot from cannons. At last report, 31 of them had been killed.
  • Carnivorous animals will not eat an animal that has been struck by lightning.
  • Plants, like people, run fevers when they’re sick.
  • Tug-of-war was an Olympic event between 1900-1920.
  • The little statue on the grill of every Rolls Royce is named “”Spirit of Ecstasy.””
  • Per capita, more Americans volunteer their time than people of any other country.
  • Fifteen percent of women say they send flowers to themselves on Valentine’s Day.
  • More than half of the 206 bones in your body are in your hands and feet.
  • If you’re a healthy full-grown adult, your thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
  • A New York man carried a milk bottle on his head continuously for 24 miles.
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