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    Fast Facts

    • Most raindrops are round or doughnut shaped, not “”raindrop”” shaped.
  • Sound travels through steel 15 times faster than it travels through air.
  • Only two percent of Antarctica is ice-free.
  • You can lose up to a third of your blood and still survive.
  • Fifteen percent of drivers get 76 percent of all traffic tickets.
  • Superman had a pet monkey named Beppo.
  • Bras were first advertised on TV by live models in 1987.
  • Proportionately, if a child ate as much as a growing bird, he or she would eat three lambs and one calf each day.
  • Nine boxes of Jell-O are sold every second.
  • Left-handed people make up only 5 to 15 percent of the population.
  • Forty-one percent of the moon is not visible from Earth at any time.
  • Shaquille O’Neal was sworn in as a Miami Beach reserve police officer on December 8, 2005.
  • The ancient Romans dyed their hair with bird droppings.
  • A karaoke singing of “”We Are the World”” burns 20.7 calories.
  • When the ground temperature is below freezing, it can’t hail.
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