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    • The same man who led the attack on the Alamo, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, is also credited with the invention of chewing gum.
  • Rocky and Bullwinkle lived in Frostbite Falls, Minn.
  • The TV sitcom “”Seinfeld”” was originally named “”The Seinfeld Chronicles.”” The pilot, which was broadcast in 1989, featured a kooky neighbor named Kessler who later became Kramer.
  • Candy made from pieces of barrel cactus was outlawed in the United States in 1952 to protect the species.
  • The partridge berry is a botanical Siamese twin. Each berry develops from two flowers.
  • The first Band-Aid bandages were three inches wide and 18 inches long. You made your own bandage by cutting off as much as you needed.
  • The average human bladder can hold 13 ounces of liquid.
  • Craven Walker invented the lava lamp, and its contents are colored wax and water.
  • The telegraph plant of Asia has leaves that flutter constantly, even when there is no breeze.
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