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    Fast Facts: Feb. 11

    • Americans collectively eat 100 pounds of chocolate every second.

    • U.S. President Calvin Coolidge liked to eat breakfast while having his head rubbed with Vaseline.

    • When a baby giraffe is born, it falls from a height of six feet, normally without being hurt.

    • Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

    • The creator of the Nike Swoosh symbol, Carolyn Davidson, was paid only $35 for the design.

    • In ten minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than is contained within all the world’s nuclear weapons combined.

    • The average person can live for 11 days without water, assuming an average temperature of 60 F.

    • Galileo was the first person to suggest using a pendulum to run a clock.

    • Most dinosaurs lived to be more than 100 years old.

    • Up to the age of six or seven months, a child can breathe and swallow at the same time. Adults can’t do this.

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