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The Daily Wildcat

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    Fast Facts

    • The largest ketchup bottle is a 170-foot water tower.
  • Turnips turn green when sunburned.
  • A can of Spam is opened every four seconds.
  • Writer Edgar Allen Poe and LSD advocate Timothy Leary were both kicked out of the United States Military Academy at West Point.
  • “”The Simpsons”” is the longest-running animated series on TV.
  • Tom Cruise’s real name is Thomas Mapother.
  • The “”Looney Tunes”” theme song is actually called “”The Merry-Go-Round Is Broken Down.””
  • Some people drink the urine of pregnant women to build up their immune system.
  • In some parts of Alabama, it is still illegal to carry a comb in your pocket.
  • There is a resort town in New Mexico called Truth or Consequences.
  • Cathy Rigby is the only woman to pose nude for Sports Illustrated.
  • The bowling ball was invented in 1862.
  • The female lion does more than 90 percent of the hunting, while the male is afraid to risk his life, or simply prefers to rest.
  • Beavers reportedly mate for life.
  • Killing a king is called regicide.
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