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    Fast Facts

    Average number of days each year when no major league sports are played: five.

    In the 1880s waterskiing was known as plankgliding.

    The droplets in a sneeze can travel 12 feet and remain in the air for as long as three hours.

    It takes .46 seconds for a 90-mph fastball to reach home plate.

    When asked to name the odor that best defines America, 39 percent of Americans said “”barbecue.””

    By the time the king of Siam died in 1910, he had fathered 370 children.

    Anne Boleyn, second wife to Henry VIII, had six fingers on her left hand.

    The average American consumes 22 gallons of beer a year.

    If you feed beer to a laboratory rat, it will live six times longer than a rat that drinks only water.

    The smallest town in the United States: Hove Mobile Park City, North Dakota, with a population of two.

    If New York City were as densely populated as Alaska, 14 people would live in Manhattan.

    A spider’s blood is transparent.

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