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    • The Aztecs restricted the smelling of certain flowers to the upper classes.
  • Left to its own devices, one ton of iron can turn into three tons of rust.
  • There are 10,800 feet of film in a two-hour movie.
  • The odds of winning if you challenge a traffic ticket in court are about one in three.
  • The top three most hated foods in the United States are tofu, liver and yogurt.
  • The average female mannequin is 8 feet tall. The average woman is 5-feet-4 inches tall.
  • When you adjust for the weight difference, men are stronger than horses.
  • Only 4 percent of Americans can say they didn’t eat at McDonald’s last year.
  • The five most common American surnames are Smith, Johnson, Williams, Jones and Brown.
  • The United States is the only Western country which restricts marriage between cousins. Twenty-four states do not allow first cousins to marry each other.
  • There is a 100 percent injury rate among professional football players.
  • You can tell when a porpoise is searching for a mate because it will swim upside down.
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