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    Fast Facts

    ? Most lipstick contains fish scales.

    ? “”The Muppet Show”” was banned from Saudi Arabian TV because one if its stars was a pig.

    ? Over 90 percent of all fish caught are caught in the northern hemisphere.

    ? Despite the hump, a camel’s spine is straight.

    ? Originally, BMW was an airplane engine manufacturer.

    ? The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth.

    ? Pittsburgh is the only city where all major sports teams have the same colors: black and gold.

    ? One person in 500 has one blue eye and one brown eye.

    ? A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court.

    ? Clocks made before 1660 had only one hand – an hour hand.

    ? The darker a pumpkin’s shell, the longer it will last.

    ? Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined.

    ? Kite flying is a professional sport in Thailand.

    ? Slugs have four noses.

    ? A completely blind chameleon will still take on the colors of its environment.

    ? The average life span of a hermit crab is 75 years.

    ? Any space vehicle must move at a rate of at least 7 miles per second in order to escape the earth’s gravitational pull.

    ? Colgate’s first toothpaste came in a jar.

    ? Sixty-eight percent of a Hostess Twinkie is air.

    ? It costs about three cents to make a $1 bill in the United States.

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