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    In 2004, 778 students achieved a perfect score on the SATs.

    The warning on Japanese cigarettes reads: Your health may suffer, so take care not to smoke too much.

    On average, 150 missionaries are killed each year.

    A 3-foot jump on earth would carry you 18 feet, 9 inches, on the moon.

    Seventy-five percent of high school students admit to cheating on a test.

    One in five Americans cannot say which president is on the $1 bill.

    The foreign city most visited by Americans is Tijuana, Mexico.

    Finland is the world’s biggest coffee-drinking nation with an average of 1,652 cups consumed per person annually.

    The largest donation ever given was $1.5 billion to the Salvation Army.

    Male cardinals take three times as long as females to learn a new song.

    Doctors in ancient India closed wounds with the pincers of giant ants.

    Twelve percent of Americans think they’ve seen UFOs.

    If Antarctica were to melt, the sea level would rise to more than 200 feet its present level.

    Automatorsophobia is a fear of ventriloquist dummies.

    Each employee at Ben & Jerry’s headquarters gets three pints of free ice cream a day.

    Theodore Roosevelt had 24 pets in the White House, including four guinea pigs, two cats and a bear.

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