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    Fast Facts: Feb. 3

    • If you are right-handed, you will tend to chew your food on the right side of your mouth: If you are left-handed, you will tend to chew your food on the left.

    • If you stop getting thirsty, you need to drink more water. When a human body is dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.

    • Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

    • The Mercedes-Benz motto is “”Das Beste oder Nichts,”” which means “”The Best or Nothing””.

    • The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal.

    • When a person looks at something pleasing, the pupil of the eye expands as much as 45 percent.

    • The average person who stops smoking requires one hour less sleep a night.

    • Laughing lowers levels of stress hormones and strengthens the immune system. Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults laugh only 15 to 100 times a day.

    • The roar we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in our ears.

    • Dalmatians are born without spots.

    • When exiting a cave, bats always turn left.

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