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    Fast Facts

    • The bullfrog is the only animal that never sleeps.
  • Full-grown grizzly bears can bite through a half-inch of steel.
  • Surgeons who listen to music during operations perform better than those who don’t.
  • Oregon has the most ghost towns of any state.
  • Technically speaking, there are only 46 states in the United States. Kentucky, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Virginia are commonwealths.
  • Eschatology is the study of final events as spoken of in the Bible.
  • It is legal for a dead person to vote if he or she died after mailing in an absentee ballot.
  • Every four seconds, somebody in the world opens a can of Spam.
  • The first reported car theft in America took place in St. Louis in 1905.
  • A custom furniture maker in
    Lipan, Texas, erected a 26-foot rocking chair in 2001.
  • A New Yorker could eat out every night of his or her life and never eat at the same restaurant twice.
  • The swine flu vaccine of 1976 caused more sickness and death than the flu itself.
  • Walt Disney World generates about 56 tons of trash every day.
  • Tiffany and Co. is responsible for making the
    Super Bowl trophy.
  • A flea can jump 30,000 times without taking a break.
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