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    Fast Facts

    • Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon with his left foot first.
  • The IRS estimates that $20-$40 billion is lost to tax fraud every year.
  • In 1900 the average American slept 9 hours, 20 minutes. Now it’s 7 hours, 20 minutes.
  • Venice, Italy, is built in a lagoon on top of 118 islands.
  • Drivers of sport-utility vehicles are twice as likely to talk on a cell phone as drivers of other kinds of cars.
  • Whale oil was used in automobile transmission fluids as late as 1973.
  • Eggshells are proportionately as strong as bone.
  • Fifty-two percent of Americans say they’d rather “”spend a week in jail”” than be president.
  • Beaver’s teeth are so sharp that Native Americans once used them as knife blades.
  • The first year when the U.S. national debt exceeded $1 billion was 1863.
  • Most of the egg rolls sold in the United States are made in Houston.
  • Lemon Pledge has more lemons in it than Country Time lemonade.
  • Even clean air may contain as many as 1,500 specks of dust per cubic inch.
  • Sand melts at 3,100 degree F.
  • The only crime defined in the U.S. Constitution is treason.
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