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    • A newborn baby’s body contains 26 billion cells. An adult body has about 100 trillion cells.
  • There are 27 chemicals that can be added to bread without being listed on the label.
  • Scientists don’t completely understand why thrown stones skip across water.
  • Goldfish remember better in cold water than warm water.
  • According to a Tupperware study, you’ll wind up throwing out about three-fourths of your leftovers.
  • The leading cause of death in Papua, New Guinea, is falling out of a tree.
  • Theater spotlights used to burn lime for light. Thus the term “”limelight.””
  • Most dogs run an average of 19 mph.
  • Clams can live as long as 150 years.
  • The longest recorded Monopoly game was 1,680 hours, the equivalent of 70 days, of uninterrupted play.
  • In a typical year, 14,030 answers are questioned on “”Jeopardy!””
  • Beavers sometimes get crushed by the trees they gnaw down.
  • A bee has 5,000 nostrils. It can smell an apple tree two miles away.
  • NASA sends small animals into space partly to see if they throw up.
  • The word “”girl”” appears in the Bible once.
  • Tiger Woods’s caddie made $1 million in 2000.
  • Most hummingbirds weigh less than a penny.
  • Jesse James issued his own press releases.
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