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    Fast Facts

    ? Crows have the largest cerebral hemispheres, relative to body size, of any in the avian family.

    ? The average mousepad is 8.75-by-7.5 inches.

    ? Most armadillos seen dead on the road did not get hit by the wheels. When an armadillo is frightened it jumps straight into the air.

    ? The first hard drive available for the Apple had a capacity of 5 megabytes.

    ? The Egyptian god of the moon and knowledge, Thoth, has the head of an ibis.

    ? The U.S. Mint in Denver, Colo., is the only mint that marks its pennies.

    ? The only two Southern state capitals not occupied by Northern troops during the American Civil War were Austin, Texas, and Tallahasse, Fla.

    ? Oct. 10 is National Metric Day.

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