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    Fast Facts

    ? An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

    ? Just 20 seconds worth of fuel remained when Apollo 11’s lunar module landed on the moon.

    ? Every minute in the United States, six people turn 17.

    ? The top three products for coupon redemption are cold cereal, soap and deodorant.

    ? The world’s largest birthday cake was created in 1989. It weighed 128,238 pounds, 8 ounces and used 16,209 pounds of icing.

    ? One in 12 Americans alphabetizes their spice rack.

    ? Close to two billion birthday cards are sent each year in the U.S. alone, accounting for nearly 58 percent of all cards sent.

    ? The phrase “”rule of thumb”” is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn’t beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

    ? About 65 percent of American adolescents get acne.

    ? If you put a raisin in a glass of champagne, it will keep floating to the top and sinking to the bottom.

    ? There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

    ? The average bed is home to more than six billion dust mites.

    ? There is a 33-percent chance that a peanut grown in the U.S. will end up as peanut butter.

    ? Bill Gates makes about $250 per second.

    ? When you sneeze, all your bodily functions stop, even your heart.

    ? Elvis Presley had a twin brother named Garon, who died at birth. Elvis’ middle name was spelled Aron, in honor of his brother.

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