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    Fast Facts: April 5

    • The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

    • The average scalp has 100,000 hairs. Redheads have the least at 80,000; brown and black haired persons have about 100,000; and blondes have the most at 120,000 — more than a thousand hairs per square inch!

    • The band Duran Duran got their name from an astronaut in the 1968 Jane Fonda movie “”Barbarella.””

    • The bat on the Bacardi symbol is there because the soil where the sugar cane grows to make the alcohol is fertile from excessive guano.

    • The bubbles in Guinness beer sink to the bottom rather than float to the top like most other beers.

    • The car in the foreground on the back of a $10 bill is a 1925 Hupmobile.

    • The Boston University Bridge is the only place in the world where a boat can sail under a train running under a car driving under an airplane.

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