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    Fast Facts

    • An adult electric eel generates enough electricity to power a medium-sized house.
  • Of all the words in the English language, the word “”set”” has the most definitions. Dictionary.com lists more than 100 definitions.
  • In the original comic book, Superman couldn’t fly.
  • The Adam’s apple is actually thyroid cartilage.
  • Eighty-nine percent of Americans don’t have a valid passport.
  • The autographs of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are more valuable than those of any other presidents.
  • One self-help book in Japan claims clenching your butt 100 times a day fights depression. Try it.
  • Several vials of pimple cream were found in King Tut’s tomb.
  • Some breeds of vultures can fly at altitudes of 36,900 feet.
  • The sun rotates once every 26.8 days.
  • One billion people would fill Chicago roughly 305 times.
  • Butter was the first food permitted by law to have artificial food coloring.
  • Water can flow through a plant at four miles per hour.
  • In Finland, saunas outnumber cars.
  • When Italy was founded in 1861, only 3 percent of Italians spoke Italian fluently.
  • Kangaroos are lactose-intolerant.
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