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    Fast Facts: Oct. 14

    It takes …

    Twenty-nine days, 12 hours, 44 minutes and three seconds from a new moon to a new moon.

    Thirty-five days for a mouse to reach sexual maturity.

    Twelve weeks for a U.S. Marine to go through boot camp.

    Eighty-nine days and one hour for winter to come and go.

    Two hundred fifty-eight days for the gestation period of a yak.

    Two years for cheddar cheese to reach its peak flavor.

    Six years for a snail to live its full life span.

    Eighteen hundred years to complete the Great Wall of China.

    Five hundred thousand years for plutonium-239 to become harmless.

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