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    Fast Facts: March 10

    •Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they can’t find any food.

    •All 17 children of Queen Anne died before she did.

    •Almost a quarter of the land area of Los Angeles is taken up by automobiles.

    •The African lungfish can live out of water for up to four years.

    •In 1935, Jesse Owens set six track and field world records in less than one hour.

    •Band-Aid bandages first appeared on the market in 1921, however, the little flap that is used to open the package did not get added until 1940.

    •Gene Cernan was the last man on the moon.

    •Every Major League Baseball team in the U.S. buys about 18,000 baseballs each season.

    •Leonardo da Vinci spent twelve years painting the Mona Lisa’s lips.

    •When glass breaks, the cracks move at speeds of up to 3,000 mph.

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