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    Fast Facts

    It took Michael Jordan two attempts to make the high school basketball team.

    The first scannable food item was Wrigley’s chewing gum in 1974.

    Thirty million Americans have tattoos.

    A man was paid $7,000 in 2003 to have a corporate logo tattooed onto his head.

    Seventeen percent of people regret getting tattoos.
    It took Thomas Edison 10,000 tries before he invented the light bulb.

    A typical redwood tree’s roots are only 5 to 6 feet deep – and spread out over an acre.

    On Halloween 2004, an estimated 2.15 million U.S. children dressed up as Spider-Man, making it the year’s most popular costume.

    Talking with your mouth full expels taste molecules and diminishes the taste of the food.

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