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    • Orchids are grown from seeds so small it would take 30,000 to weigh as much as one grain of wheat.
  • Because of the rotation of the earth, an object can be thrown farther if it is thrown west.
  • Koalas are marsupials, not bears. They also have no tail or eyelids.
  • It would take more than 150 years to drive a car to the sun.
  • Sylvia Miles had the shortest performance ever nominated for an Oscar with her role in “”Midnight Cowboy.”” Her entire role lasted only six minutes.
  • A cockroach’s favorite food is the glue on the back of stamps.
  • Trivial Pursuit was invented by Canadians Scott Abbott and Chris Haney. They didn’t want to pay the price for Scrabble, so they made up their own game.
  • “”Peanuts”” is the world’s most-read comic strip.
  • The word “”mafia”” was purposely omitted from the “”Godfather”” screenplay.
  • It is impossible to get water out of a rimless tire.
  • Coca-Cola was originally green.
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