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    Fast Facts

    ? The U.S. Army packs Tabasco hot sauce in every ration kit given to soldiers.

    ? The number of births that occur in India each year is greater than the entire population of Australia.

    ? You weigh less at the top of a mountain than at sea level.

    ? J. Edgar Hoover liked to fire FBI agents whose palms were sweaty when shaking hands.

    ? At birth, a panda bear is smaller than a mouse.

    ? Approximately $25 million is spent each year on lap dances in Las Vegas.

    ? More than half of British adults have had sex in a public place.

    ? Honey is sometimes used for antifreeze mixtures and in the center of golf balls.

    ? More than 19,000 U.S. scientists have signed a petition stating that there is no convincing scientific evidence that humans can cause global warming.

    ? Istanbul, Turkey is the only city in the world located on two continents.

    ? Women pregnant with boys are less forgetful than those carrying girls.

    ? The launching mechanism of a carrier ship that helps planes to take off could throw a pickup truck over a mile.

    ? There are 635,013,559,599 possible hands in a game of bridge.

    ? In 1976, a Los Angeles secretary named Jannene Swift officially married a 50-pound rock in a ceremony witnessed by more than 20 people.

    ? The filming of the movie “”Titanic”” cost more than the Titanic itself.

    ? On average, half of all false teeth have some form of radioactivity.

    ? Cashew nut shells contain oil that is extremely irritating to human skin.

    ? In the 1930s, American track star Jesse Owens used to race against horses and dogs to earn a living.

    ? The first product that Sony came out with was the rice cooker.

    ? Saturn’s rings are about 500,000 miles in circumference but only about a foot thick.

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