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    Fast Facts

    • When you pop a champagne cork, it can travel as fast as 100 miles per hour.
  • Snapping your fingers is called a fillip.
  • A melcryptovestimentaphiliac is someone who compulsively steals ladies’ underwear.
  • The top speed of astronauts traveling to the moon is 24,679 mph.
  • The average American family spends $2,000 a year dining out.
  • In its history, six flags have been flown over Canada.
  • Women have a keener sense of smell than men.
  • IBM holds the most U.S. patents.
  • When mating, a hummingbird’s wings beat 200 times per second.
  • The last cigarette ad on TV appeared on “”The Tonight Show”” on December 31, 1970.
  • Nearly two-thirds of Americans believe a UFO may have crashed at Roswell, according to a 1997 poll.
  • Male hospital patients fall out of bed twice as often as female patients.
  • A wolf’s howl can be heard as far as seven miles away.
  • Seventy-six percent of Americans celebrate New Year’s Eve in groups of fewer than 20.
  • There was so little dialogue in the original “”Mission Impossible”” TV show that
    Peter Graves, the star, once fell asleep in the middle of a scene and no one on the
    set noticed.
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