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  • 100 million people go bowling at least once a year. Two-thirds of them are from the United States.
  • The first civilian to own a Humvee was Arnold Schwarzenegger.
  • There are more laws concerning animals than children on film sets.
  • It’s a rare event when a hen produces an egg with double yolk and there are occasional eggs that have no yolk at all.
  • Coca-Cola once had drug derivatives and 7 UP was made with lithium.
  • The only dog breed recognized in the King James Version of the Bible is a greyhound.
  • The color of the Golden Gate Bridge is known as International Orange.
  • Thirteen percent of Scotland’s population has red hair, making it the nation with the largest percentage of redheads.
  • In terms of motor oil , the “”W”” in 10W/30 stands for winter – not weight.
  • The name Yahtzee came from a Canadian couple who played the game on their yacht.
  • The estimated worth of an Oscar statuette is $150.
  • Kangaroos have a difficult time moving backward because of their long tails and the shape of their legs.
  • Chicago has more skyscrapers over 1,000 feet than any other U.S. city.
  • Mike Brady from “”The Brady Bunch”” was an architect.
  • The most eastern point of North America is farther east than the most western point of Africa.
  • Batteries were first manufactured to power telephones.
  • In 1995, Patrick Combs deposited a sample check for $95,000 at an ATM. The bank credited him the money and didn’t realize their mistake for more than a month. Patrick did return the money.
  • It took 45 weather balloons filled with helium to lift Larry Walters and his lawn chair 15,000 feet into the Los Angeles sky.
  • It takes less energy for a person to travel one mile by air than one mile by car.
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