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  • Ninety-eight percent of all murders and rapes are perpetrated by a close family member or friend of the victim.
  • A B-25 bomber crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building on July 28, 1945.
  • Triskaidekaphobia means fear of the number 13. Paraskevidekatriaphobia means fear of Friday the 13th (which occurs one to three times a year).
  • In Italy, 17 is considered an unlucky number. In Japan, four is considered an unlucky number.
  • All the chemicals in a human body combined are worth about 6.25 euro (if sold separately).
  • Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history: Spades is King David, clubs is Alexander the Great, hearts is Charlemagne and diamonds is Caesar.
  • Every person, including identical twins, has a unique eye and tongue print in addition to fingerprint.
  • The “”save”” icon in Microsoft Office programs shows a floppy disk with the shutter on backward.
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