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    • Robins become drunk after eating holly berries and often fall off power lines.
  • The Bank of America used to be called The Bank of Italy.
  • A pumping human heart can squirt blood 30 feet.
  • Telesphobia is the fear of being last.
  • The Ford Motor Company earned an average two-dollar profit on every Model T it produced.
  • Johnny Carson, Michael Douglas and Clint Eastwood were all once gas station attendants.
  • It takes 16,650 kernels of durum wheat to make a pound of pasta.
  • New York became the first state to require license plates on cars in 1901.
  • The largest country in Africa is Sudan.
  • The baseball glove was invented in Canada in 1883.
  • Teddy Roosevelt became the first president to act in a movie in 1908 when he starred as himself in a comedy.
  • It takes 1 million cloud droplets to form a single raindrop.
  • More babies are conceived in December than in any other month.
  • Americans eat, on average, 100 pounds of beef a year. Half of this is in the form of hamburger.
  • When groundhogs predict the start of spring, they’re wrong 72 percent of the time.
  • In Brooklyn, New York, it’s illegal to let a dog sleep in your bathtub.
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