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    Fast Facts

    ? The city closest to the exact geographic center of the U.S. is Lebanon, Kan.

    ? The state of Oregon has one city named Sisters and another called Brothers. Sisters got its name from a nearby trio of peaks in the Cascade Mountains known as the Three Sisters. Brothers was named as a counterpart to Sisters.

    ? Hot water is heavier than cold water.

    ? An old law in Bellingham, Wash. made it illegal for a woman to take more than three steps backwards while dancing.

    ? By law, information collected in a U.S. census must remain confidential for 72 years.

    ? Brian Setzer, of the Brian Setzer Orchestra, started out in a garage band called Merengue.

    ? Jim Morrison found the name “”The Doors”” for his rock band in the title of Aldous Huxley’s book “”The Doors of Perception,”” which praises the use of hallucinogenic drugs.

    ? The name of the legendary Lady Godiva’s horse was Aethenoth.

    ? If you went out into space, you would explode before you suffocated because there’s no air pressure.

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