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    • The Anableps fish has four eyes: two to see underwater, two to see above the surface.
  • In Australia, the number one topping for pizza is eggs. In Chile, the favorite topping is mussels and clams. In the United States, it’s pepperoni.
  • A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate.
  • It costs more to buy a car today than it cost Christopher Columbus to equip and undertake three voyages to the New World.
  • A Brink’s car guard was killed when $50,000 worth of quarters fell on and crushed him.
  • A regulation golf ball has 336 dimples.
  • Boxing rings are so called because they used to be round.
  • Two sports in which the team has to move backward to win are tug-of-war and rowing.
  • A manned rocket can reach the moon in less time than it took a stagecoach to travel the length of England.
  • The Siberian larch accounts for more than 20 percent of all the world’s trees.
  • It takes 24 hours for a tiny newborn swan to peck its way out of its shell.
  • The Pilgrims refused to eat lobsters because they thought they were really big insects.
  • Twinkie inventor Jimmy Dewar ate 40,177 Twinkies in his lifetime.
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