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    • Bats always turn left when exiting
      a cave.
  • In Kentucky, it’s illegal to marry your wife’s grandmother.
  • Thirty thousand Hawaiians signed a petition to change Maui’s name to Gilligan’s Island.
  • Speaking of “”Gilligan’s Island,”” only about a third of the episodes were about getting off the island.
  • Forty-six percent of American kids don’t get an allowance.
  • Some Arctic and Antarctic fish have proteins in their blood that act as antifreeze.
  • Denver’s International Airport is larger than the entire city of Boston.
  • Plants can suffer jet lag.
  • The raised-bump deflectors on U.S. roads are called Botts’ Dots.
  • Yonge Street in Canada is the world’s longest street. It stretches 1,178 miles.
  • There are more than 500 words for macaroni in Italian.
  • The only food that provides calories with no nutrition is sugar.
  • Vexillology is the study of flags.
  • Gail Borden, the inventor of condensed milk, is buried beneath a headstone shaped like a milk can.
  • It’s estimated you’ll spend a year of your life looking for misplaced objects.
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